Georgia sees increase in COVID-19 cases

Georgia Materials 5 September 2020 11:00
Georgia sees increase in COVID-19 cases

BAKU, Azerbaijan, Sept.5

By Tamilla Mammadova – Trend:

Georgia has reported 25 new cases of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) on September 5, bringing the total number of infected people to 1,596, Trend reports via Georgian media.

Some 8 patients have recovered from the virus in the last 24 hours, increasing the total to 1,302.

To date, 19 patients died of COVID-19 in the country.

Currently, 6,144 people are under quarantine, and 292 – 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 fishing market in late December 2019.


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