Health Official: Internal Spread of the Virus is Very Minimal

As of July 6, 2 new cases of coronavirus were confirmed in Georgia, bringing the total number to 953.

Marina Ezugbaia, the Medical Director of the Tbilisi Infectious Diseases Hospital, stated on Monday that both of the two new cases are imported, while infected persons are truck drivers.

In her words, most of the cases detected during the last 2 weeks have been imported and the infected persons are mostly truck drivers.

"The internal spread of the virus is very minimal, which makes us optimistic,” she emphasized. 

In the past 24 hours, 2 more patients have recovered from the illness, which brings the total number of recoveries to 830.

3828 people are under a 14-day mandatory quarantine and 192 are under observation in hospitals.

15 people have died of the virus in the country. 

Currently, there are 108 active cases in Georgia. 

By Ana Dumbadze 

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06 July 2020 11:49