Coronavirus: Georgia Reports 5 New Cases, 2 Recoveries

5 new cases of coronavirus have been confirmed in Georgia during the last 24 hours, bringing the total number to 973. 

Marina Ezugbaia, the Medical Director of the Tbilisi Infectious Diseases Hospital, stated on Friday that 3 out of 5 newly detected cases are truck drivers, 1 is from a quarantine space, while the source of infection in the 5th patient is still unknown. 

The number of recoveries has increased by 2, to 846.

4851 people are under a 14-day mandatory quarantine and 231 are under observation in hospitals.

15 people have died of the virus in the country.

31 citizens of Georgia have been transported to the country from abroad for treatment, including 28 Georgian soldiers who are participating in the NATO Resolute Support Mission on a rotational basis in Afghanistan.

By Ana Dumbadze 

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10 July 2020 12:06