Thirty-six patients have died of coronavirus in Georgia in the last 24 hours. A total of 1 576 people have died in the country due to complications caused by the virus. Berdia Sichinava, the Deputy Chief of Operations at the Interagency Coordination Council, revealed the new numbers at a Government Administration briefing.
"Unfortunately, we have 36 cases that ended with death from coronavirus in the last 24 hours. Since February 26, 2020, we have a total of 1 576 deaths reported," Sichinava said.
4 673 new patients tested positive for coronavirus in Georgia, while 3 893 patients defeated the virus. Information about this got published on the official website created by the government.
According to stopcov.ge, 169 649 people have COVID-19 in the country, of which 141 392 already recovered.
The first case of coronavirus got detected on February 26, 2020, in Georgia.
The World Health Organization recognized coronavirus as a pandemic on March 11, 2020.
The outbreak of pneumonia in China began in December of 2019.
China confirmed that coronavirus was contagious and declared quarantine in two cities on January 21.