Forty-nine patients have died of coronavirus in Georgia in the last 24 hours. A total of 1 839 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 49 cases that ended with death from coronavirus in the last 24 hours. Since the beginning of the pandemic, we have a total of 1 839 deaths reported," Sichinava said.
1337 new patients tested positive for coronavirus in Georgia, while 3 498 patients defeated the virus.
According to stopcov.ge, 191 063 people have COVID-19 in the country, of which 161 681 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.