Number of infected and dead increases in Georgia

Number of infected and dead increases in Georgia
Number of infected and dead increases in Georgia

A total of 557 cases of coronavirus were detected in Georgia during the last day, with ten patients dead," Berdia Sichinava, the Deputy Chief of Operations at the Interagency Coordination Council, revealed the new numbers at a Government Administration briefing.

"As part of intensive testing, 21 890 studies were conducted across the country in the last 24 hours, including 13 380 studies with antigen tests and 8 510 PCR tests.

Testing revealed 557 new cases of the virus in the last 24 hours. The total number of confirmed cases since the outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic in the country is 264 158.

The daily positive rate as of February 10 is 2.54%, for the last 14 days - 3.5%, and for seven days - 3.23%.

639 people have recovered from the virus, and the total number of those who cured has increased to 256 024.

Unfortunately, ten people died during the last 24 hours. Since the spread of the pandemic, a total of 3 321 people died from the virus," Berdia Sichinava said.

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.

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