Coronavirus: Of 259 New Cases, 164 Detected in Adjara

Marina Endeladze, representative of the Tbilisi Infectious Diseases Hospital, has clarified details of the sources of 259 new coronavirus cases detected in Georgia today.

She stated that of 259 new cases, 164 were detected in the Adjara region, which remains a hotspot in terms of the virus spreading. 

"259 new cases of coronavirus have been confirmed in Georgia today. 

"Based on the regions, these 259 cases are distributed as follows:

Adjara 164
Tbilisi 34
Imereti 22 (Kutaisi 15, Tskaltubo 3, Terjola 1, Sachkhere 1, Baghdati 2)
Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti 15
Gori 1
Marneuli 1
Mtskheta 1

"Also, 5 cases were imported from abroad," she said. 

Endeladze added that there are 18 critical patients in the country at the moment, and it is impossible to predict their condition.

As of September 24, 259 new cases of coronavirus have been detected in Georgia and the number of infected people reached 4399.

The number of recoveries has increased by 62 and reached 1705.

At the moment, 5,390 people are in quarantine, 836 under medical examination in hospitals, and 640 in so-called Covid Hotels.

By Ana Dumbadze 

24 September 2020 11:24