Georgia reports 15 new cases of COVID-19
BAKU, Azerbaijan, August 5
By Tamilla Mammadova – Trend:
Some 15 new cases of coronavirus have been detected in Georgia, increasing the total number of infected people to 1,197, Trend reports via Georgian media.
Twelve more patients have recovered from the novel virus in the last 24 hours, taking the total number of cured patients up to 974.
Some 17 patients died of COVID-19 in the country.
Currently, 7,066 people remain under quarantine and 294 more under medical observation.
Georgia reported its first case of the coronavirus on February 26, 2020. Since then more than 225,000 people have been tested for the coronavirus in the country.
The outbreak in the Chinese city of Wuhan - which is an international transport hub - began at a fish market in late December 2019.
The World Health Organization (WHO) on March 11 declared COVID-19 a pandemic. Some sources claim the coronavirus outbreak started as early as November 2019.
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