Health minister: if prevalence rate is over 4%, gov’t will impose coronavirus restrictions

  • Currently 8,604 individuals remain infected with Covid-19 in Georgia. Photo: Nino Alavidze/Agenda.ge. 

Agenda.ge, 14 Apr 2021 - 13:00, Tbilisi,Georgia

Georgian Health Minister Ekaterine Tikaradze says that if more than four per cent of tested individuals test positive for coronavirus in two consecutive weeks, the government of Georgia is likely to impose coronavirus restrictions, including lockdown. 

2.56 per cent of tested individuals had Covid-19 in the past 14 days. 

Georgia has reported 1,085 new cases of coronavirus, 432 recoveries and seven deaths in the past 24 hours. 

35,865 tests have been conducted around the country in the past 24 hours. 23,896 of the 37,524 tests were rapid tests, while the remaining 11,967 were PCR tests. 

The country has had 291,214 cases of coronavirus since February 26, 2020. 

278,683 of the 291,214 patients have recovered, while 3,901 have died from the virus. 

Image: coronavirus live update.

Currently 8,604 individuals remain infected with Covid-19. 

The new 1,085 cases were recorded in: 

  • Tbilisi - 664 cases 
  • Adjara - 96 cases 
  • Imereti - 52 cases
  • Kvemo Kartli - 40 cases 
  • Shida Kartli - 31 cases 
  • Guria - 24 cases 
  • Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti - 120 cases 
  • Kakheti - 24 cases
  • Mtskheta-Mtianeti - 22 cases
  • Samtskhe-Javakheti - 5 cases
  • Racha-Lechkhumi and Kvemo Svaneti - 7 cases

Image: coronavirus live update.

2,546 patients are undergoing treatment in hospitals as of today. 426 of the 2,546 patients are in critical condition. 81 of the 426 critical patients are on artificial ventilation. 

More than 3,758,000 tests have been conducted in the country so far.

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