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COVID-19 Georgia Live Blog: 742 New Cases, 1,081 More Recoveries, 12 Fatalities

As of January 27, 11:00 Tbilisi time, Georgia has confirmed 255,564 cases of the novel coronavirus. In addition, 41 infected Georgian citizens have been repatriated to Georgia for treatment. 245,527 patients recovered and 3,108 died. The number of active cases stands at 6,903. Currently, 497 people are kept in an 8-day mandatory quarantine, while 2,842 patients remain under observation in hospitals and 347 others stay in specially arranged medical hotels. 

(Data will be updated according to the gov’t-run website stopcov.ge – Civil.ge’s note)

Wednesday, January 27

11:20 GMT+4 – 1,131 People Fined for Defying COVID-19 Regulations

Georgian Interior Ministry has revealed 1,131 cases of disobeying regulations imposed against the spread of COVID-19 in the last 24 hours. In particular, police have fined 150 citizens for defying isolation and/or quarantine rules, including those who violated the 21:00 – 05:00 curfew. 981 citizens were also fined for breaching face mask regulations. 

11:15 GMT+4 – Breakdown of New Cases

According to the Georgian authorities, out of 742 new cases, 340 were confirmed in Tbilisi, the capital city, 33 in Adjara, 49 – Shida Kartli,  89 –  Imereti, 75 – Kakheti, 70 – Samegrelo – Zemo Svaneti, 31 – Kvemo Kartli, 20 – Mtskheta Mtianeti, 12 – Samtskhe-Javakheti, 21 – Guria, 2 – Racha-Lechkhumi – Kvemo Svaneti. 

11:00 GMT+4 – 742 New Cases, 1,081 More Recoveries, 12 Fatalities

Georgia has confirmed 742 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the tally of the total confirmed cases to 255,564. In the meantime, 1,081 more patients have recovered, taking the number of recoveries to 245,527. The number of COVID-19 related fatalities rose by 12 to 3,108. The number of active cases stands at 6,903.

Tuesday, January 26

23:00 GMT+4 – 85 New Cases, 215 More Recoveries, 1 Fatality Reported in Abkhazia

Moscow-backed authorities in Abkhazia reported 85 new cases of COVID-19, taking the tally of the total confirmed cases in the region to 11,301. 215 more patients have recovered, bringing the number of recoveries to 9,207. 1 more COVID-related fatality was reported, taking the number of deaths in the region since the onset of the virus to 161. The number of active cases to date stands at 1,933.

20:00 GMT+4 – Georgian Foreign Minister Tests Positive for COVID

Georgian Deputy Prime Minister, Foreign Minister David Zalkaliani, has tested positive for COVID-19. FM Zalkaliani wrote he is undergoing treatment at home “in compliance with all of the protocols.”

12:45 GMT+4 – 41 New Cases Reported in Tskhinvali

Kremlin-backed South Ossetian authorities have reported 41 new cases of COVID-19 over the last five days, bringing the tally of the occupied region’s total confirmed cases to 2,836. 

Also according to the latest updates by Tskhinvali-based RES news agency, the total number of recoveries in the region stands at “nearly 1,800,” while “over 60 people” have died from COVID-related health complications since the onset of the virus. 

11:20 GMT+4 – 1,368 People Fined hafor Defying COVID-19 Regulations

Georgian Interior Ministry has revealed 1,368 cases of disobeying regulations imposed against the spread of COVID-19 in the last 24 hours. In particular, police have fined 133 citizens for defying isolation and/or quarantine rules, including those who violated the 21:00 – 05:00 curfew. 1,235 citizens were also fined for breaching face mask regulations. 

11:15 GMT+4 – Breakdown of New Cases

According to the Georgian authorities, out of 1,006 new cases, 426 were confirmed in Tbilisi, the capital city, 23 in Adjara, 79 – Shida Kartli,  202 –  Imereti, 69 – Kakheti, 98 – Samegrelo – Zemo Svaneti, 49 – Kvemo Kartli, 22 – Mtskheta Mtianeti, 15 – Samtskhe-Javakheti, 17 – Guria, 6 – Racha-Lechkhumi – Kvemo Svaneti. 

11:00 GMT+4 – 1,006 New Cases, 1,050 More Recoveries, 25 Fatalities

Georgia has confirmed 1,006 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the tally of the total confirmed cases to 254,822. In the meantime, 1,050 more patients have recovered, taking the number of recoveries to 244,446. The number of COVID-19 related fatalities rose by 25 to 3,096. The number of active cases stands at 7,254.

Monday, January 25

23:00 GMT+4 – 58 New Cases, 45 More Recoveries, 1 Fatality Reported in Abkhazia

Moscow-backed authorities in Abkhazia reported 58 new cases of COVID-19, taking the tally of the total confirmed cases in the region to 11,216. 45 more patients have recovered, bringing the number of recoveries to 8,992. 1 more COVID-related fatality was reported, taking the number of deaths in the region since the onset of the virus to 160. The number of active cases to date stands at 2,064.

11:20 GMT+4 – 729 People Fined for Defying COVID-19 Regulations

Georgian Interior Ministry has revealed 729 cases of disobeying regulations imposed against the spread of COVID-19 in the last 24 hours. In particular, police have fined 88 citizens for defying isolation and/or quarantine rules, including those who violated the 21:00 – 05:00 curfew. 641 citizens were also fined for breaching face mask regulations. 

11:15 GMT+4 – Breakdown of New Cases

According to the Georgian authorities, out of 298 new cases, 107 were confirmed in Tbilisi, the capital city, 18 in Adjara, 19 – Shida Kartli,  44 –  Imereti, 26 – Kakheti, 32 – Samegrelo – Zemo Svaneti, 13 – Kvemo Kartli, 6 – Mtskheta Mtianeti, 12 – Samtskhe-Javakheti, 21 – Guria.

11:00 GMT+4 – 298 New Cases, 1,311 More Recoveries, 16 Fatalities

Georgia has confirmed 298 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the tally of the total confirmed cases to 253,816. In the meantime, 1,311 more patients have recovered, taking the number of recoveries to 243,396. The number of COVID-19 related fatalities rose by 16 to 3,071. The number of active cases stands at 7,323.

Sunday, January 24

11:20 GMT+4 – 764 People Fined for Defying COVID-19 Regulations

Georgian Interior Ministry has revealed 764 cases of disobeying regulations imposed against the spread of COVID-19 in the last 24 hours. In particular, police have fined 100 citizens for defying isolation and/or quarantine rules, including those who violated the 21:00 – 05:00 curfew. 664 citizens were also fined for breaching face mask regulations. 

11:15 GMT+4 – Breakdown of New Cases

According to the Georgian authorities, out of 546 new cases, 285 were confirmed in Tbilisi, the capital city, 30 in Adjara, 32 – Shida Kartli,  80 –  Imereti, 34 – Kakheti, 31 – Samegrelo – Zemo Svaneti, 21 – Kvemo Kartli, 5 – Mtskheta Mtianeti, 14 – Samtskhe-Javakheti, 14 – Guria.

11:00 GMT+4 – 546 New Cases, 1,456 More Recoveries, 17 Fatalities

Georgia has confirmed 546 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the tally of the total confirmed cases to 253,518. In the meantime, 1,456 more patients have recovered, taking the number of recoveries to 242,085. The number of COVID-19 related fatalities rose by 17 to 3,055. The number of active cases stands at 8,352.

Saturday, January 23

23:00 GMT+4 – 62 New Cases, 4 More Recoveries, 2 Fatalities Reported in Abkhazia

Moscow-backed authorities in Abkhazia reported 62 new cases of COVID-19, taking the tally of the total confirmed cases in the region to 11,158. 4 more patients have recovered, bringing the number of recoveries to 8,947. 2 more COVID-related fatalities were reported, taking the number of deaths in the region since the onset of the virus to 159. The number of active cases to date stands at 2,052. 

11:20 GMT+4 – 849 People Fined for Defying COVID-19 Regulations

Georgian Interior Ministry has revealed 849 cases of disobeying regulations imposed against the spread of COVID-19 in the last 24 hours. In particular, police have fined 111 citizens for defying isolation and/or quarantine rules, including those who violated the 21:00 – 05:00 curfew. 738 citizens were also fined for breaching face mask regulations. 

11:15 GMT+4 – Breakdown of New Cases

According to the Georgian authorities, out of 998 new cases, 448 were confirmed in Tbilisi, the capital city, 31 in Adjara, 68 – Shida Kartli,  170–  Imereti, 50 – Kakheti, 116 – Samegrelo – Zemo Svaneti, 51 – Kvemo Kartli, 17 – Mtskheta Mtianeti, 13 – Samtskhe-Javakheti, 31 – Guria, 3 – Racha-Lechkhumi – Kvemo Svaneti. 

11:00 GMT+4 – 998 New Cases, 1,892 More Recoveries, 16 Fatalities

Georgia has confirmed 998 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the tally of the total confirmed cases to 252,972. In the meantime, 1,892 more patients have recovered, taking the number of recoveries to 240,629. The number of COVID-19 related fatalities rose by 16 to 3,038. The number of active cases stands at 9,279.

Friday, January 22

23:00 GMT+4 – 112 New Cases, 45 More Recoveries, 1 Fatality Reported in Abkhazia

Moscow-backed authorities in Abkhazia reported 112 new cases of COVID-19, taking the tally of the total confirmed cases in the region to 11,096. 45 more patients have recovered, bringing the number of recoveries to 8,943. 1 more COVID-related fatality was reported, taking the number of deaths in the region since the onset of the virus to 157. The number of active cases to date stands at 1,996. 

13:00 GMT+4 – 33 New Cases Reported in Tskhinvali 

Kremlin-backed South Ossetian authorities have reported 33 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the tally of the occupied region’s total confirmed cases to 2,795.

Also according to latest updates by Tskhinvali-based RES news agency, the total number of recoveries in the region stands at “nearly 1,800,” while “over 60 people” have died from COVID-related health complications since the onset of the virus. 

11:20 GMT+4 – 769 People Fined for Defying COVID-19 Regulations

Georgian Interior Ministry has revealed 769 cases of disobeying regulations imposed against the spread of COVID-19 in the last 24 hours. In particular, police have fined 105 citizens for defying isolation and/or quarantine rules, including those who violated the 21:00 – 05:00 curfew. 664 citizens were also fined for breaching face mask regulations. 

11:15 GMT+4 – Breakdown of New Cases

According to the Georgian authorities, out of 903 new cases, 469 were confirmed in Tbilisi, the capital city, 52 in Adjara, 51 – Shida Kartli,  107–  Imereti, 47 – Kakheti, 73 – Samegrelo – Zemo Svaneti, 44 – Kvemo Kartli, 18 – Mtskheta Mtianeti, 24 – Samtskhe-Javakheti, 12 – Guria, 6 – Racha-Lechkhumi – Kvemo Svaneti. 

11:00 GMT+4 – 903 New Cases, 636 More Recoveries, 24 Fatalities

Georgia has confirmed 903 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the tally of the total confirmed cases to 251,974. In the meantime, 636 more patients have recovered, taking the number of recoveries to 238,737. The number of COVID-19 related fatalities rose by 24 to 3,022. The number of active cases stands at 10,189.

Thursday, January 21

23:55 GMT+4 – 109 New Cases, 197 More Recoveries, 2 Fatalities Reported in Abkhazia

Moscow-backed authorities in Abkhazia reported 109 new cases of COVID-19, taking the tally of the total confirmed cases in the region to 10,984. 197 more patients have recovered, bringing the number of recoveries to 8,898. 2 more COVID-related fatalities were reported, taking the number of deaths in the region since the onset of the virus to 156. The number of active cases to date stands at 1,930. 

12:30 GMT+4 – 20 New Cases Reported in Tskhinvali 

Kremlin-backed South Ossetian authorities have reported 20 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the tally of the occupied region’s total confirmed cases to 2,762.

Also according to latest updates by Tskhinvali-based RES news agency, the total number of recoveries in the region stands at “nearly 1,800,” while “over 60 people” have died from COVID-related health complications since the onset of the virus. 

11:20 GMT+4 – 1,020 People Fined for Defying COVID-19 Regulations

Georgian Interior Ministry has revealed 1,020 cases of disobeying regulations imposed against the spread of COVID-19 in the last 24 hours. In particular, police have fined 104 citizens for defying isolation and/or quarantine rules, including those who violated the 21:00 – 05:00 curfew. 916 citizens were also fined for breaching face mask regulations. 

11:15 GMT+4 – Breakdown of New Cases

According to the Georgian authorities, out of 1,137 new cases, 477 were confirmed in Tbilisi, the capital city, 64 in Adjara, 85 – Shida Kartli,  164 –  Imereti, 95 – Kakheti, 118 – Samegrelo – Zemo Svaneti, 65 – Kvemo Kartli, 27 – Mtskheta Mtianeti, 18 – Samtskhe-Javakheti, 13 – Guria, 11 – Racha-Lechkhumi – Kvemo Svaneti. 

11:00 GMT+4 – 1,137 New Cases, 1,179 More Recoveries, 11 Fatalities

Georgia has confirmed 1,137 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the tally of the total confirmed cases to 251,071. In the meantime, 1,179 more patients have recovered, taking the number of recoveries to 238,101. The number of COVID-19 related fatalities rose by 11 to 2,998. The number of active cases stands at 9,946.

Wednesday, January 20

23:00 GMT+4 – 91 New Cases, 188 More Recoveries, 2 Fatalities Reported in Abkhazia

Moscow-backed authorities in Abkhazia reported 91 new cases of COVID-19, taking the tally of the total confirmed cases in the region to 10,875. 188 more patients have recovered, bringing the number of recoveries to 8,701. 2 more COVID-related fatalities were reported, taking the number of deaths in the region since the onset of the virus to 154. The number of active cases to date stands at 2,020. 

16:00 GMT+4 – 37 New Cases Reported in Tskhinvali 

Kremlin-backed South Ossetian authorities have reported 37 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the tally of the occupied region’s total confirmed cases to 2,742. Also according to the latest updates by Tskhinvali-based RES news agency, the total number of recoveries in the region stands at “nearly 1,800,” while “over 60 people” have died from COVID-related health complications since the onset of the virus. 

11:20 GMT+4 – 1137 People Fined for Defying COVID-19 Regulations

Georgian Interior Ministry has revealed 1,103 cases of disobeying regulations imposed against the spread of COVID-19 in the last 24 hours. In particular, police have fined 114 citizens for defying isolation and/or quarantine rules, including those who violated the 21:00 – 05:00 curfew. 989 citizens were also fined for breaching face mask regulations. 

11:15 GMT+4 – Breakdown of New Cases

According to the Georgian authorities, out of 469 new cases, 212 were confirmed in Tbilisi, the capital city, 33 in Adjara, 34 – Shida Kartli,  61 –  Imereti, 25 – Kakheti, 32 – Samegrelo – Zemo Svaneti, 31 – Kvemo Kartli, 20 – Mtskheta Mtianeti, 8 – Samtskhe-Javakheti, 12 – Guria, 1 – Racha-Lechkhumi – Kvemo Svaneti. 

11:00 GMT+4 – 469 New Cases, 1,792 More Recoveries, 14 Fatalities

Georgia has confirmed 469 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the tally of the total confirmed cases to 249,934. In the meantime, 1,792 more patients have recovered, taking the number of recoveries to 236,922. The number of COVID-19 related fatalities rose by 14 to 2,987. The number of active cases stands at 9,999.

Tuesday, January 19 

21:00 GMT+4 – 176 New Cases, 289 More Recoveries Reported in Abkhazia

Moscow-backed authorities in Abkhazia reported 176 new cases of COVID-19, taking the tally of the total confirmed cases in the region to 10,784. 289 more patients have recovered, bringing the number of recoveries to 8,513. With 152 total COVID-related fatalities recorded, the number of active cases in the region to date stands at 2,119. 

11:20 GMT+4 – 822 People Fined for Defying COVID-19 Regulations

Georgian Interior Ministry has revealed 822 cases of disobeying regulations imposed against the spread of COVID-19 in the last 24 hours. In particular, police have fined 143 citizens for defying isolation and/or quarantine rules, including those who violated the 21:00 – 05:00 curfew. 679 citizens were also fined for breaching face mask regulations. 

11:15 GMT+4 – Breakdown of New Cases

According to the Georgian authorities, out of 1,550 new cases, 647 were confirmed in Tbilisi, the capital city, 58 in Adjara, 95  – Shida Kartli,  249 –  Imereti, 106 – Kakheti, 145 – Samegrelo – Zemo Svaneti, 93 – Kvemo Kartli, 41 – Mtskheta Mtianeti, 49 – Samtskhe-Javakheti, 53 – Guria, 14 – Racha-Lechkhumi – Kvemo Svaneti. 

11:00 GMT+4 – 1,550 New Cases, 494 More Recoveries, 15 Fatalities

Georgia has confirmed 1,550 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the tally of the total confirmed cases to 249,465. In the meantime, 494 more patients have recovered, taking the number of recoveries to 235,130. The number of COVID-19 related fatalities rose by 15 to 2,973. The number of active cases stands at 11,336.

Monday, January 18

21:00 GMT+4 – 122 New Cases, 34 More Recoveries Reported in Abkhazia

Moscow-backed authorities in Abkhazia reported 122 new cases of COVID-19, taking the tally of the total confirmed cases in the region to 10,608. 34 more patients have recovered, bringing the number of recoveries to 8,224. With 152 total COVID-related fatalities recorded, the number of active cases in the region to date stands at 2,232. 

13:00 GMT+4 – Occupied Abkhazia PM’s Health Condition Severe but Stable 

The health condition of prime minister of occupied Abkhazia Alexander Ankvab is severe but stable, Sokhumi-based Apsnypress news agency reported

Ankvab tested positive for coronavirus on December 30 and was hospitalized on January 8 after developing bilateral interstitial pneumonia, sings of severe respiratory failure and drug-induced hepatitis. He was put on assisted ventilation on January 17, according to Apsnypress. 

11:20 GMT+4 – 1,107 People Fined for Defying COVID-19 Regulations

Georgian Interior Ministry has revealed 1,107 cases of disobeying regulations imposed against the spread of COVID-19 in the last 24 hours. In particular, police have fined 121 citizens for defying isolation and/or quarantine rules, including those who violated the 21:00 – 05:00 curfew. 986 citizens were also fined for breaching face mask regulations. 

11:15 GMT+4 – Breakdown of New Cases

According to the Georgian authorities, out of 110 new cases, 72 were confirmed in Tbilisi, the capital city, 13 in Adjara, 5 –  Imereti, 5 – Kakheti, 4 – Samegrelo – Zemo Svaneti, 4 – Kvemo Kartli, 2 – Samtskhe-Javakheti, 5 – Guria.

11:00 GMT+4 – 110 New Cases, 1,643 More Recoveries, 25 Fatalities

Georgia has confirmed 110 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the tally of the total confirmed cases to 247,915. In the meantime, 1,643 more patients have recovered, taking the number of recoveries to 234,636. The number of COVID-19 related fatalities rose by 25 to 2,958. The number of active cases stands at 10,295.

9:05 GMT+4 – School Resumes Nationwide 

The educational process has resumed in general education institutions throughout Georgia. 

According to the Ministry of Education, the educational process will still continue remotely in the following cities – Tbilisi, Kutaisi, Rustavi, Telavi, Zugdidi, Zestaponi, Gori, Poti, Marneuli and Gardabani, as well as in the Autonomous Republic of Adjara.

In all other schools, students will be able to return to classroom attendance. The Education Ministry noted that it has “fully provided” schools with “face masks, remote non-contact thermometers, dezo-barriers, and surface disinfectants.” 

Sunday, January 17 

11:20 GMT+4 – 811 People Fined for Defying COVID-19 Regulations

Georgian Interior Ministry has revealed 811 cases of disobeying regulations imposed against the spread of COVID-19 in the last 24 hours. In particular, police have fined 113 citizens for defying isolation and/or quarantine rules, including those who violated the 21:00 – 05:00 curfew. 698 citizens were also fined for breaching face mask regulations. 

11:15 GMT+4 – Breakdown of New Cases

According to the Georgian authorities, out of 110 new cases, 332 were confirmed in Tbilisi, the capital city, 51 in Adjara, 72  – Shida Kartli,  100 –  Imereti, 58 – Kakheti, 122 – Samegrelo – Zemo Svaneti, 46 – Kvemo Kartli, 17 – Mtskheta Mtianeti, 12 – Samtskhe-Javakheti, 14 – Guria, 5 – Racha-Lechkhumi – Kvemo Svaneti. 

11:00 GMT+4 – 780 New Cases, 1,608 More Recoveries, 17 Fatalities

Georgia has confirmed 780 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the tally of the total confirmed cases to 247,805. In the meantime, 1,608 more patients have recovered, taking the number of recoveries to 232,993. The number of COVID-19 related fatalities rose by 17 to 2,933. The number of active cases stands at 11,853.

Saturday, January 16

21:00 GMT+4 – 108 New Cases, 60 More Recoveries, 1 Fatality Reported in Abkhazia

Moscow-backed authorities in Abkhazia reported 108 new cases of COVID-19, taking the tally of the total confirmed cases in the region to 10,486. 60 more patients have recovered, bringing the number of recoveries to 8,190. One more COVID-related fatality was reported, taking the number of deaths in the region since the onset of the virus to 152. The number of active cases to date stands at 2,144. 

11:20 GMT+4 – 815 People Fined for Defying COVID-19 Regulations

Georgian Interior Ministry has revealed 815 cases of disobeying regulations imposed against the spread of COVID-19 in the last 24 hours. In particular, police have fined 103 citizens for defying isolation and/or quarantine rules, including those who violated the 21:00 – 05:00 curfew. 712 citizens were also fined for breaching face mask regulations. 

11:15 GMT+4 – Breakdown of New Cases

According to the Georgian authorities, out of 1,236 new cases, 485 were confirmed in Tbilisi, the capital city, 84 in Adjara, 87  – Shida Kartli,  219 –  Imereti, 87 – Kakheti, 122 – Samegrelo – Zemo Svaneti, 55 – Kvemo Kartli, 35 – Mtskheta Mtianeti, 27 – Samtskhe-Javakheti, 28 – Guria, 7 – Racha-Lechkhumi – Kvemo Svaneti. 

11:00 GMT+4 – 1,236 New Cases, 2,189 More Recoveries, 23 Fatalities

Georgia has confirmed 1,236 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the tally of the total confirmed cases to 247,025. In the meantime, 2,189 more patients have recovered, taking the number of recoveries to 231,385. The number of COVID-19 related fatalities rose by 23 to 2,916. The number of active cases stands at 12,698.

Friday, January 15 

21:00 GMT+4 – 127 New Cases, 120 More Recoveries, 6 Fatalities Reported in Abkhazia

Moscow-backed authorities in Abkhazia reported 127 new cases of COVID-19, taking the tally of the total confirmed cases in the region to 10,378. 120 more patients have recovered, bringing the number of recoveries to 8,130. 6 more COVID-related fatalities were reported, taking the number of deaths in the region since the onset of the virus to 151. The number of active cases to date stands at 2,097. 

13:05 – 51 New Cases, 40 More Recoveries Reported in Tskhinvali  

Kremlin-backed South Ossetian authorities have reported 51 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the tally of the occupied region’s total confirmed cases to 2,632. 40 more patients have recovered, taking the overall number of recoveries to 1,789.

11:20 GMT+4 – 1,137 People Fined for Defying COVID-19 Regulations

Georgian Interior Ministry has revealed 1,137 cases of disobeying regulations imposed against the spread of COVID-19 in the last 24 hours. In particular, police have fined 149 citizens for defying isolation and/or quarantine rules, including those who violated the 21:00 – 05:00 curfew. 988 citizens were also fined for breaching face mask regulations. 

11:15 GMT+4 – Breakdown of New Cases

According to the Georgian authorities, out of 1,177 new cases, 496 were confirmed in Tbilisi, the capital city, 52 in Adjara, 83  – Shida Kartli,  187 –  Imereti, 88 – Kakheti, 105 – Samegrelo – Zemo Svaneti, 83 – Kvemo Kartli, 25 – Mtskheta Mtianeti, 20 – Samtskhe-Javakheti, 33 – Guria, 5 – Racha-Lechkhumi – Kvemo Svaneti. 

11:00 GMT+4 – 1,177 New Cases, 837 More Recoveries, 26 New Fatalities

Georgia has confirmed 1,177 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the tally of the total confirmed cases to 245,789. In the meantime, 837 more patients have recovered, taking the number of recoveries to 229,196. The number of COVID-19 related fatalities rose by 26 to 2,893. The number of active cases stands at 13,674.

Thursday, January 14 

13:45 – 33 New Cases Reported in Tskhinvali  

Kremlin-backed South Ossetian authorities have reported 33 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the tally of the occupied region’s total confirmed cases to 2,581.

13:05 GMT+4 – NCDC Head Recovers From COVID

Head of the National Center for Disease Control (NCDC) Amiran Gamkrelidze has recovered from COVID-19 after testing positive on December 29. Gamkrelidze, who was receiving treatment at home, has already returned to work, NCDC confirmed. 

11:15 GMT+4 – Breakdown of New Cases

According to the Georgian authorities, out of 1,357 new cases, 561 were confirmed in Tbilisi, the capital city, 112 in Adjara, 111  – Shida Kartli,  196 –  Imereti, 84 – Kakheti, 131 – Samegrelo – Zemo Svaneti, 69 – Kvemo Kartli, 41 – Mtskheta Mtianeti, 26 – Samtskhe-Javakheti, 18 – Guria, 8 – Racha-Lechkhumi – Kvemo Svaneti. 

11:00 GMT+4 – 1,357 New Cases, 748 More Recoveries, 21 New Fatalities

Georgia has confirmed 1,357 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the tally of the total confirmed cases to 244,612. In the meantime, 748 more patients have recovered, taking the number of recoveries to 228,359. The number of COVID-19 related fatalities rose by 21 to 2,867. The number of active cases stands at 13,360.

Wednesday, January 13 

21:00 GMT+4 – 149 New Cases, 202 More Recoveries, 2 Fatalities Reported in Abkhazia

Moscow-backed authorities in Abkhazia reported 149 new cases of COVID-19, taking the tally of the total confirmed cases in the region to 10,251. 202 more patients have recovered, bringing the number of recoveries to 8,010. 2 more COVID-related fatalities were reported, taking the number of deaths in the region since the onset of the virus to 145. The number of active cases to date stands at 2,096. 

14:30 – 37 New Cases Reported in Tskhinvali  

Kremlin-backed South Ossetian authorities have reported 37 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the tally of the occupied region’s total confirmed cases to 2,551. In addition, Tskhinvali reported one more COVID-related fatality, with authorities claiming that “over 60 people” have passed away from the virus. A total of 1,709 recoveries have been recorded in the region over the duration of the pandemic.

11:20 GMT+4 – 1,195 People Fined for Defying COVID-19 Regulations

Georgian Interior Ministry has revealed 1,195 cases of disobeying regulations imposed against the spread of COVID-19 in the last 24 hours. In particular, police have fined 145 citizens for defying isolation and/or quarantine rules, including those who violated the 21:00 – 05:00 curfew. 1,050 citizens were also fined for breaching face mask regulations. 

11:15 GMT+4 – Breakdown of New Cases

According to the Georgian authorities, out of 1,618 new cases, 750 were confirmed in Tbilisi, the capital city, 94 in Adjara, 103  – Shida Kartli,  234 –  Imereti, 102 – Kakheti, 126 – Samegrelo – Zemo Svaneti, 94 – Kvemo Kartli, 44 – Mtskheta Mtianeti, 29 – Samtskhe-Javakheti, 35 – Guria, 7 – Racha-Lechkhumi – Kvemo Svaneti. 

11:00 GMT+4 – 1,618 New Cases, 403 More Recoveries, 26 New Fatalities

Georgia has confirmed 1,618 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the tally of the total confirmed cases to 243,255. In the meantime, 403 more patients have recovered, taking the number of recoveries to 227,611. The number of COVID-19 related fatalities rose by 26 to 2,846. The number of active cases stands at 12,772.

Tuesday, January 12 

21:00 GMT+4 – 141 New Cases, 302 More Recoveries, 1 Fatality Reported in Abkhazia

Moscow-backed authorities in Abkhazia reported 141 new cases of COVID-19, taking the tally of the total confirmed cases in the region to 10,102. 302 more patients have recovered, bringing the number of recoveries to 7,808. 1 more COVID-related fatality was reported, taking the number of deaths in the region since the onset of the virus to 143. The number of active cases to date stands at 2,151. 

14:30 – 49 New Cases Reported in Tskhinvali  

Kremlin-backed South Ossetian authorities have reported 49 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the tally of the occupied region’s total confirmed cases to 2,514. With a total of 1,709 recoveries and 28 COVID-related fatalities since the onset of the virus, the number of active cases in the region stands at 777 to date. 

13:05 -Abkhaz Leader Recovers from COVID

Kremlin-backed leader of occupied Abkhazia Aslan Bzhania has recovered from coronavirus after testing positive on December 27. He will continue  working from his residence for now based on Doctor’s recommendation.

13:00 GMT+4 – School to Resume in South Ossetia 

Moscow-backed authorities in Tskhinvali region/South Ossetia announced that school attendance will resume in the region from January 14 for elementary school students and from January 15 for middle and high school students, as well as for those enrolled in the Tskhinvali multidisciplinary college. 

12:45 GMT+4 – COVID Regulations Extended in Abkhazia 

Moscow-backed authorities in Abkhazia have once again extended existing COVID-19 restrictive measures until February 10, last set to expire on January 21. 

From October 15 Abkhazia has prohibited holding mass sports and cultural events. Moreover, theaters, museums, libraries, preschool educational institutions and recreational facilities were temporarily shut down, among other measures. Schools were also suspended following December 1. 

11:20 GMT+4 – 716 People Fined for Defying COVID-19 Regulations

Georgian Interior Ministry has revealed 716 cases of disobeying regulations imposed against the spread of COVID-19 in the last 24 hours. In particular, police have fined 104 citizens for defying isolation and/or quarantine rules, including those who violated the 21:00 – 05:00 curfew. 612 citizens were also fined for breaching face mask regulations. 

11:15 GMT+4 – Breakdown of New Cases

According to the Georgian authorities, out of 1,857 new cases, 754 were confirmed in Tbilisi, the capital city, 97 in Adjara, 113  – Shida Kartli,  334 –  Imereti, 147 – Kakheti, 158 – Samegrelo – Zemo Svaneti, 143 – Kvemo Kartli, 41 – Mtskheta Mtianeti, 29 – Samtskhe-Javakheti, 30 – Guria, 11 – Racha-Lechkhumi – Kvemo Svaneti. 

 11:00 GMT+4 – 1,857 New Cases, 993 More Recoveries, 24 New Fatalities

Georgia has confirmed 1,857 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the tally of the total confirmed cases to 241,637. In the meantime, 993 more patients have recovered, taking the number of recoveries to 227,208. The number of COVID-19 related fatalities rose by 24 to 2,820. The number of active cases stands at 11,583.

Monday, January 11 

21:00 GMT+4 – 179 New Cases, 212 More Recoveries, 1 Fatality Reported in Abkhazia

Moscow-backed authorities in Abkhazia reported 179 new cases of COVID-19, taking the tally of the total confirmed cases in the region to 9,961. 212 more patients have recovered, bringing the number of recoveries to 7,506. 1 more COVID-related fatality was reported, taking the number of deaths in the region since the onset of the virus to 142. The number of active cases to date stands at 2,313. 

11:20 GMT+4 – 1,057 People Fined for Defying COVID-19 Regulations

Georgian Interior Ministry has revealed 1,057 cases of disobeying regulations imposed against the spread of COVID-19 in the last 24 hours. In particular, police have fined 94 citizens for defying isolation and/or quarantine rules, including those who violated the 21:00 – 05:00 curfew. 963 citizens were also fined for breaching face mask regulations. 

11:15 GMT+4 – Breakdown of New Cases

According to the Georgian authorities, out of 551 new cases, 196 were confirmed in Tbilisi, the capital city, 62 in Adjara, 14  – Shida Kartli,  84 –  Imereti, 41 – Kakheti, 48 – Samegrelo – Zemo Svaneti, 24 – Kvemo Kartli, 41 – Mtskheta Mtianeti, 23 – Samtskhe-Javakheti, 13 – Guria, 5 – Racha-Lechkhumi – Kvemo Svaneti. 

 11:00 GMT+4 – 551 New Cases, 880 More Recoveries, 23 New Fatalities

Georgia has confirmed 551 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the tally of the total confirmed cases to 239,780. In the meantime, 880 more patients have recovered, taking the number of recoveries to 226,215. The number of COVID-19 related fatalities rose by 23 to 2,796. The number of active cases stands at 11,095.

Sunday, January 10 

11:20 GMT+4 – 877 People Fined for Defying COVID-19 Regulations

Georgian Interior Ministry has revealed 877 cases of disobeying regulations imposed against the spread of COVID-19 in the last 24 hours. In particular, police have fined 104 citizens for defying isolation and/or quarantine rules, including those who violated the 21:00 – 05:00 curfew. 773 citizens were also fined for breaching face mask regulations. 

11:15 GMT+4 – Breakdown of New Cases

According to the Georgian authorities, out of 1,143 new cases, 488 were confirmed in Tbilisi, the capital city, 88 in Adjara, 64  – Shida Kartli,  143 –  Imereti, 58 – Kakheti, 138 – Samegrelo – Zemo Svaneti, 73 – Kvemo Kartli, 51 – Mtskheta Mtianeti, 16 – Samtskhe-Javakheti, 23 – Guria, 1 – Racha-Lechkhumi – Kvemo Svaneti. 

 11:00 GMT+4 – 1,143 New Cases, 617 More Recoveries, 23 New Fatalities

Georgia has confirmed 1,143 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the tally of the total confirmed cases to 239,229. In the meantime, 617 more patients have recovered, taking the number of recoveries to 225,335. The number of COVID-19 related fatalities rose by 23 to 2,773. The number of active cases stands at 10,743.

Saturday, January 9

21:00 GMT+4 – 169 New Cases, 70 More Recoveries, 1 Fatality Reported in Abkhazia

Moscow-backed authorities in Abkhazia reported 169 new cases of COVID-19, taking the tally of the total confirmed cases in the region to 9,782. 70 more patients have recovered, bringing the number of recoveries to 7,294. 1 more COVID-related fatality was reported, taking the number of deaths in the region since the onset of the virus to 141. The number of active cases to date stands at 2,347. 

11:20 GMT+4 – 668 People Fined for Defying COVID-19 Regulations

Georgian Interior Ministry has revealed 668 cases of disobeying regulations imposed against the spread of COVID-19 in the last 24 hours. In particular, police have fined 103 citizens for defying isolation and/or quarantine rules, including those who violated the 21:00 – 05:00 curfew. 565 citizens were also fined for breaching face mask regulations. 

11:15 GMT+4 – Breakdown of New Cases

According to the Georgian authorities, out of 2,058 new cases, 808 were confirmed in Tbilisi, the capital city, 107 in Adjara, 165  – Shida Kartli,  363 –  Imereti, 131 – Kakheti, 183 – Samegrelo – Zemo Svaneti, 150 – Kvemo Kartli, 62 – Mtskheta Mtianeti, 38 – Samtskhe-Javakheti, 36 – Guria, 15 – Racha-Lechkhumi – Kvemo Svaneti. 

 11:00 GMT+4 – 2,058 New Cases, 529 More Recoveries, 22 New Fatalities

Georgia has confirmed 2,058 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the tally of the total confirmed cases to 238,086. In the meantime, 529 more patients have recovered, taking the number of recoveries to 224,718. The number of COVID-19 related fatalities rose by 22  to 2,750. The number of active cases stands at 10,592.

Friday, January 8

21:00 GMT+4 – 148 New Cases, 28 More Recoveries, 4 Fatalities Reported in Abkhazia

Moscow-backed authorities in Abkhazia reported 148 new cases of COVID-19, taking the tally of the total confirmed cases in the region to 9,613. 28 more patients have recovered, bringing the number of recoveries to 7,224. 4 more COVID-related fatalities were reported, taking the number of deaths in the region since the onset of the virus to 140. The number of active cases to date stands at 2,249. 

12:05 – 56 New Cases, 1 More Fatality Reported in Tskhinvali Region Over Week 

Kremlin-backed South Ossetian authorities have reported 56 new cases of COVID-19 since January 1, bringing the tally of the occupied region’s total confirmed cases to 2,465. With 1 more fatality recorded, the number of COVID-related deaths in region stands at 28. 

11:15 GMT+4 – Breakdown of New Cases

According to the Georgian authorities, out of 537 new cases, 290 were confirmed in Tbilisi, the capital city, 47 in Adjara, 46  – Shida Kartli,  44 –  Imereti, 35 – Kakheti, 31 – Samegrelo – Zemo Svaneti, 15 – Kvemo Kartli, 15 – Mtskheta Mtianeti, 8 – Samtskhe-Javakheti, 6 – Guria.

 11:00 GMT+4 – 537 New Cases, 494 More Recoveries, 34 New Fatalities

Georgia has confirmed 537 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the tally of the total confirmed cases to 236,028. In the meantime, 494 more patients have recovered, taking the number of recoveries to 224,189. The number of COVID-19 related fatalities rose by 34  to 2,728. The number of active cases stands at 9,085.

Thursday, January 7

19:30 GMT +4 – Abkhaz ‘PM’ Alexander Ankvab to Continue COVID-19 Treatment in Russia

Abkhaz media reports Kremlin-backed “prime minister” Alexander Ankvab will be transferred to Russia to continue COVID-19 treatment as per the decision of a team of doctors. According to the report, Ankvab’s condition is stable and of moderate severity.

11:15 GMT+4 – Breakdown of New Cases

According to the Georgian authorities, out of 1,612 new cases, 670 were confirmed in Tbilisi, the capital city, 257 in Imereti, 145 – Samegrelo – Zemo Svaneti, 118 – Adjara,  107 – Shida Kartli, 106 – Kvemo Kartli, 85 – Kakheti, 56 – Mtskheta Mtianeti, 29 – Guria,  25 – Samtskhe-Javakheti, 14 – Racha-Lechkhumi – Kvemo Svaneti. 

11:00 GMT+4 – 1,612 New Cases, 419 More Recoveries, 28 New Fatalities

Georgia has confirmed 1,612 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the tally of the total confirmed cases to 235,491. In the meantime, 419 more patients have recovered, taking the number of recoveries to 223,695. The number of COVID-19 related fatalities rose by 28 to 2,694. The number of active cases stands at 9,076.

Wednesday, January 6

21:00 GMT+4 – 142 New Cases, 9 More Recoveries, 5 Fatalities Reported in Abkhazia

Moscow-backed authorities in Abkhazia reported 142 new cases of COVID-19, taking the tally of the total confirmed cases in the region to 9,465. 9 more patients have recovered, bringing the number of recoveries to 7,196. 5 more COVID-related fatalities were reported, taking the number of deaths in the region since the onset of the virus to 136. The number of active cases to date stands at 2,133. 

11:10 – Breakdown of New Cases

According to the Georgian authorities, out of 1,800 new cases, 735 were confirmed in Tbilisi, the capital city, 331 in Imereti, 151 – Samegrelo – Zemo Svaneti, 128 – Kvemo Kartli, 119 – Adjara, 116 – Kakheti, 103 – Shida Kartli, 43 – Guria, 35 – Samtskhe-Javakheti, 22 – Mtskheta Mtianeti,  17 – Racha-Lechkhumi – Kvemo Svaneti. 

11:00 – 1,800 New Cases, 489 More Recoveries, 20 New Fatalities

Georgia has confirmed 1,800 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the tally of the total confirmed cases to 233,879. In the meantime, 489 more patients have recovered, taking the number of recoveries to 223,276. The number of COVID-19 related fatalities rose by 20 to 2,666. The number of active cases stands at 7,911.

Tuesday, January 5

23:00 GMT+4 – 141 New Cases, 160 More Recoveries, 2 Fatalities Reported in Abkhazia

Moscow-backed authorities in Abkhazia reported 141 new cases of COVID-19, taking the tally of the total confirmed cases in the region to 9,323. 160 more patients have recovered, bringing the number of recoveries to 7,187. 2 more COVID-related fatalities were reported, taking the number of deaths in the region since the onset of the virus to 131. The number of active cases to date stands at 2,005.  

18:00 – Parliament Adopts Tax Relief Package

The Parliament of Georgia approved amendments to the Tax Code as part of the pandemic-related anti-crisis tax relief package that was announced by Finance Minister Ivane Machavariani back in November 2020. New or extended/renewed measures include:

  • Starting on December 1, 2020, as in the period of May-October 2020, employers are exempt from paying income taxes for the  GEL 750 (USD 227) portion of the salaries of employees whose monthly wages in the same workplace do not exceed GEL 1500 (USD 455);
  • The relief measure effective for the accounting period of March 2020 – August 2020, allowing individuals to tax the fees for leasing services with VAT only in the accounting period of the factual payment, will also apply to the accounting period from December 2020 to May 2021;
  • The Finance Minister/Head of Revenue Services has the right to postpone income tax payment due in November and December 2020 for hotels/accommodation services in Georgia’s ski resorts till no later than July 1, 2021.
  • Certain economic activities, including hotel and accommodation businesses, restaurants and catering services, beverage services, touristic agencies and related activities will be exempt from income taxes that were to be declared in the periods of 2020 and 2021.
  • The taxpayers who benefited from income tax postponement through earlier relief measures and who pursue the above listed economic activities will be exempt from paying income taxes.

11:30 – Breakdown of New Cases

According to the Georgian authorities, out of 2,316 new cases, 961 were revealed in Tbilisi, the capital city, 420 in Imereti, 201 – Samegrelo – Zemo Svaneti, 185 – Kakheti, 154 – Shida Kartli, 142 – Kvemo Kartli, 125 – Adjara, 57 – Mtskheta Mtianeti, 40 – Guria, 16 – Samtskhe-Javakheti, 15 – Racha-Lechkhumi – Kvemo Svaneti. 

11:00 – 2,316 New Cases, 382 More Recoveries, 18 New Fatalities

Georgia has confirmed 2,316 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the tally of the total confirmed cases to 232,079. In the meantime, 382 more patients have recovered, taking the number of recoveries to 222,787. The number of COVID-19 related fatalities rose by 18 to 2,646. The number of active cases stands at 6,620. 

Monday, January 4

20:00 GMT+4 – 133 New Cases, 155 More Recoveries, 1 Fatality Reported in Abkhazia

Moscow-backed authorities in Abkhazia reported 133 new cases of COVID-19, taking the tally of total confirmed cases in the region to 9,182. 155 more patients have recovered, bringing the number of recoveries to 7,027. 1 more COVID-related fatality was reported, taking the number of deaths in the region since the onset of the virus to 129. The number of active cases to date stands at 2,026. 

18:30 – First Case of New COVID-19 ‘British Variant’ Confirmed in Georgia

National Center for Disease Control & Public Health (NCDC) has confirmed the first case of a new more rapidly transmissible COVID-19 strain initially detected in the United Kingdom in September. 

According to the NCDC, the patient infected by the ‘British Variant’ of coronavirus is a man over 50, who is isolated and under satisfactory conditions. All the contacts of the patient are detected, while the contact person whose positive sample was found entered Georgia from a foreign country and has already returned there. 

“The mutation detected in the United Kingdom has already been confirmed in more than 30 countries around the world. According to the existing data, it might be linked to an easier spread of the virus, however, does not affect the severity of the disease,” NCDC said. 

11:30 – Breakdown of New Cases

According to the Georgian authorities, out of 594 new cases, 226 were revealed in Tbilisi, the capital city, 87 in Imereti, 64 – Samegrelo – Zemo Svaneti, 44 – Kakheti, 64 – Adjara, 24 – Kvemo Kartli, 20 – Shida Kartli, 20 – Mtskheta Mtianeti, 8 – Samtskhe-Javakheti, 32 – Guria, 5 – Racha-Lechkhumi – Kvemo Svaneti. 

11:25 – 594 New Cases, 1,963 More Recoveries, 25 New Fatalities

Georgia has confirmed 594 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the tally of the total confirmed cases to 229,763. In the meantime, 1,963 more patients have recovered, taking the number of recoveries to 222,405. The number of COVID-19 related fatalities rose by 25 to 2,628. The number of active cases stands at 4,704. 

Sunday, January 3

16:00 GMT+4 – 129 New Cases, 5 Fatalities Reported in Abkhazia

Moscow-backed authorities in Abkhazia reported 129 new cases of COVID-19, taking the tally of total confirmed cases in the region to 9,049. 5 more COVID-related fatalities were reported, taking the number of deaths in the region since the onset of the virus to 128. The number of active cases to date stands at 2,049. 

11:30 – Breakdown of New Cases

According to the Georgian authorities, out of 417 new cases, 128 were revealed in Tbilisi, the capital city, 71 in Imereti, 45 – Samegrelo – Zemo Svaneti, 29 – Kakheti, 37 – Adjara, 33 – Kvemo Kartli, 32 – Shida Kartli, 24 – Mtskheta Mtianeti, 8 – Samtskhe-Javakheti, 9 – Guria, 1 – Racha-Lechkhumi – Kvemo Svaneti. 

11:25 – 417 New Cases, 2,469 More Recoveries, 31 New Fatalities

Georgia has confirmed 417 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the tally of the total confirmed cases to 229,169. In the meantime, 2,469 more patients have recovered, taking the number of recoveries to 220,442. The number of COVID-19 related fatalities rose by 31 to 2,603. The number of active cases stands at 6,173. 

Saturday, January 2

11:30 – Breakdown of New Cases

According to the Georgian authorities, out of 342 new cases, 183 were revealed in Tbilisi, the capital city, 42 in Imereti, 30 – Samegrelo – Zemo Svaneti, 28 – Kakheti, 20 – Adjara, 17 – Kvemo Kartli, 7 – Shida Kartli, 6- Mtskheta Mtianeti, 5 – Samtskhe-Javakheti, 4 – Guria. 

11:20 – Number of Active Cases Lowest Since Mid-October

Georgia has reported 342 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the tally of total confirmed cases to 228,752. In the meantime, 2,891 more patients have recovered, taking the number of recoveries to 217,973.  The number of coronavirus fatalities rose by 44 to 2,572. To date, the number of active cases stands at 8,181, the lowest figure since October 17. 

Friday, January 1

11:30 – Breakdown of New Cases

Out of the 990 new cases, 426 were recorded in Tbilisi, the capital, while the western Imereti region came second with 167. As for the remaining cases: Shida Kartli – 83, Adjara – 72, Samegrelo – Zemo Svaneti – 68, Kvemo Kartli – 65, Mtskheta – Mtianeti – 29, Guria – 15, Samtskhe-Javakheti – 8, Racha-Lechkhumi-Kvemo Svaneti – 3. 

11:25 – 990 New Cases, 3,265 More Recoveries, 23 New Fatalities

Georgia has confirmed 990 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the tally of the total confirmed cases to 228,410. In the meantime, 3,265 more patients have recovered, taking the number of recoveries to 214,992. The number of COVID-19 related fatalities rose by 23 to 2,528. The number of active cases stands at 10,864. 

Thursday, December 31

20:00 GMT+4 – 95 New Cases, 6 Fatalities Reported in Abkhazia

Moscow-backed authorities in Abkhazia reported 95 new cases of COVID-19, taking the tally of total confirmed cases in the region to 8,920. 6 more COVID-related fatalities were reported, taking the number of deaths in the region since the onset of the virus to 123. The number of active cases to date stands at 1,931. 

12:05 – 19 New Cases in Tskhinvali Region, 20 More Recoveries

Kremlin-backed South Ossetian authorities have reported 19 new cases, bringing the tally of the occupied region’s total confirmed cases to 2,409. 20 more patients have recovered, taking the region’s overall number of recoveries to 1,647. With 27 COVID-related fatalities reported since the onset of the virus, the number of active cases in the region to date stands at 735.  

11:10 GMT+4 – 368 People Fined for Defying COVID-19 Regulations

Georgian Interior Ministry has revealed 368 cases of disobeying regulations imposed against the spread of COVID-19 in the last 24 hours. In particular, police have fined 87 citizens for defying isolation and/or quarantine rules, including those who violated the 21:00 – 05:00 curfew. 281 citizens were also fined for breaching face mask regulations. 

11:05 GMT+4 – Breakdown of New Cases

According to the Georgian authorities, out of the 1,527 new COVID-19 infections diagnosed over the last 24 hours, the highest number of cases – 710 – was confirmed in Georgia’s capital, Tbilisi. The western Imereti region came in second with 239 reported cases. 

As for the remaining new daily cases, 78 were reported in Adjara; 108 in  Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti; 63 in Kvemo Kartli; 130 in Shida Kartli; 47 in Mtskheta-Mtianeti; 105 in Kakheti; 14 in Samtskhe-Javakheti; 24 in Guria, and 9 in Racha-Lechkhumi and Kvemo Svaneti region. 

11:00 GMT+4 – 1,527 Daily Cases, 1,282 Recoveries, 24 Fatalities

Georgia conducted 13,030 tests over the last 24 hours and reported 1,527 new daily cases of COVID-19, bringing the tally of total confirmed cases to 227,420. In the meantime, 1,282 more patients have recovered, increasing the number of recoveries to 211,727. 24 more COVID-related fatalities were recorded, taking the overall number of Georgia’s (excluding occupied territories) COVID-related deaths to 2,505. The number of active cases to date stands at 13,162.

Wednesday, December 30

23:15 GMT+4 – 150 New Cases, 86 More Recoveries, 4 Fatalities Reported in Abkhazia

Moscow-backed authorities in Abkhazia reported 150 new cases of COVID-19, taking the tally of total confirmed cases in the region to 8,825. 86 more patients have recovered, bringing the number of recoveries to 6,872. 4 more COVID-related fatalities were reported, taking the number of deaths in the region since the onset of the virus to 117. The number of active cases to date stands at 1,836. 

18:05 GMT+4 – 20 New Cases, 22 More Recoveries Reported in Tskhinvali

Moscow-backed authorities in Georgia’s Tskhinvali Region/South Ossetia reported 20 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the tally of total confirmed cases to 2,390. 22 more patients have recovered, taking the overall number of recoveries to 1,627. With 27 COVID-related fatalities reported since the onset of the virus, the number of active cases in the region to date stands at 736. 

18:00 GMT+4 – Occupied Abkhazia’s ‘PM’ Tests Positive for COVID

Alexander Ankvab, prime minister of occupied Abkhazia, has tested positive for COVID-19 and has moved to self-isolation. Apsnypress news agency reported that Ankvab does not require hospitalization as his symptoms are mild. 

11:10 GMT+4 – 525 People Fined for Defying COVID-19 Regulations

Georgian Interior Ministry has revealed 525 cases of disobeying regulations imposed against the spread of COVID-19 in the last 24 hours. In particular, police have fined 95 citizens for defying isolation and/or quarantine rules, including those who violated the 21:00 – 05:00 curfew. 430 citizens were also fined for breaching face mask regulations. 

11:05 GMT+4 – Breakdown of New Cases

According to the Georgian authorities, out of the 1,738 new COVID-19 infections diagnosed over the last 24 hours, the highest number of cases – 743 – was confirmed in Georgia’s capital, Tbilisi. The western Imereti region came in second with 301 reported cases. 

As for the remaining new daily cases, 115 were reported in Adjara; 138 in  Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti; 123 in Kvemo Kartli; 100 in Shida Kartli; 32 in Mtskheta-Mtianeti; 107 in Kakheti; 25 in Samtskhe-Javakheti; 46 in Guria, and 8 in Racha-Lechkhumi and Kvemo Svaneti region. 

11:00 GMT+4 – 1,738 Daily Cases, 1,494 Recoveries, 38 Fatalities

Georgia conducted 14,192 tests over the last 24 hours and reported 1,738 new daily cases of COVID-19, bringing the tally of total confirmed cases to 225,893. In the meantime, 1,494 more patients have recovered, increasing the number of recoveries to 210,445. 38 more COVID-related fatalities were recorded, taking the overall number of Georgia’s (excluding occupied territories) COVID-related deaths to 2,481. The number of active cases to date stands at 12,941.

Tuesday, December 29

23:15 GMT+4 – 112 New Cases, 40 More Recoveries, 2 Fatalities Reported in Abkhazia

Moscow-backed authorities in Abkhazia reported 112 new cases of COVID-19, taking the tally of total confirmed cases in the region to 8,675. 40 more patients have recovered, bringing the number of recoveries to 6,786. 2 more COVID-related fatalities were reported, taking the number of deaths in the region since the onset of the virus to 113. The number of active cases to date stands at 1,776. 

17:40 GMT+4 – NCDC Head Tests Positive for COVID

Head of the National Center for Disease Control (NCDC) Amiran Gamkrelidze has tested positive for COVID-19. According to the NCDC, Gamkrelidze has no clinical symptoms, has moved to self-isolation and will continue “self-monitoring and, if necessary, treatment” at home.

13:15 GMT+4 – 18 New Cases, 25 More Recoveries Reported in Tskhinvali

Moscow-backed authorities in Georgia’s Tskhinvali Region/South Ossetia reported 18 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the tally of total confirmed cases to 2,370. 25 more patients have recovered, taking the overall number of recoveries to 1,605. With 27 COVID-related fatalities reported since the onset of the virus, the number of active cases in the region to date stands at 738. 

11:10 GMT+4 – 469 People Fined for Defying COVID-19 Regulations

Georgian Interior Ministry has revealed 469 cases of disobeying regulations imposed against the spread of COVID-19 in the last 24 hours. In particular, police have fined 79 citizens for defying isolation and/or quarantine rules, including those who violated the 21:00 – 05:00 curfew. 390 citizens were also fined for breaching face mask regulations. 

11:05 GMT+4 – Breakdown of New Cases

According to the Georgian authorities, out of the 2,012 new COVID-19 infections diagnosed over the last 24 hours, the highest number of cases – 837 – was confirmed in Georgia’s capital, Tbilisi. The western Imereti region came in second with 367 reported cases. 

As for the remaining new daily cases, 125 were reported in Adjara; 155 in  Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti; 132 in Kvemo Kartli; 144 in Shida Kartli; 34 in Mtskheta-Mtianeti; 147 in Kakheti; 28 in Samtskhe-Javakheti; 31 in Guria, and 12 in Racha-Lechkhumi and Kvemo Svaneti region. 

11:00 GMT+4 – 2,012 Daily Cases, 2,638 Recoveries, 25 Fatalities

Georgia conducted 13,451 tests over the last 24 hours and reported 2,012 new daily cases of COVID-19, bringing the tally of total confirmed cases to 224,155. In the meantime, 2,638 more patients have recovered, increasing the number of recoveries to 208,951. 25 more COVID-related fatalities were recorded, taking the overall number of Georgia’s (excluding occupied territories) COVID-related deaths to 2,443. The number of active cases to date stands at 12,735.

Monday, December 28

23:15 GMT+4 – 104 New Cases, 20 More Recoveries, 3 Fatalities Reported in Abkhazia

Moscow-backed authorities in Abkhazia reported 104 new cases of COVID-19, taking the tally of total confirmed cases in the region to 8,563. 20 more patients have recovered, bringing the number of recoveries to 6,746. 3 more COVID-related fatalities were reported, taking the number of deaths in the region since the onset of the virus to 111. The number of active cases to date stands at 1,706. 

15:00 GMT+4 – 43 New Cases, 79 More Recoveries Reported in Tskhinvali

Moscow-backed authorities in Georgia’s Tskhinvali Region/South Ossetia reported 43 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the tally of total confirmed cases to 2,352. 79 more patients have recovered, taking the overall number of recoveries to 1,580. With 27 COVID-related fatalities reported since the onset of the virus, the number of active cases in the region to date stands at 745. 

11:10 GMT+4 – 611 People Fined for Defying COVID-19 Regulations

Georgian Interior Ministry has revealed 611 cases of disobeying regulations imposed against the spread of COVID-19 in the last 24 hours. In particular, police have fined 93 citizens for defying isolation and/or quarantine rules, including those who violated the 21:00 – 05:00 curfew. 518 citizens were also fined for breaching face mask regulations. 

11:05 GMT+4 – Breakdown of New Cases

According to the Georgian authorities, out of the 538 new COVID-19 infections diagnosed over the last 24 hours, the highest number of cases – 257 – was confirmed in Georgia’s capital, Tbilisi. The western Adjara region came in second with 68 reported cases. 

As for the remaining new daily cases, 55 were reported in Imereti; 34 in  Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti; 29 in Kvemo Kartli; 16 in Shida Kartli; 19 in Mtskheta-Mtianeti; 36 in Kakheti; 8 in Samtskhe-Javakheti; 14 in Guria, and 2 in Racha-Lechkhumi and Kvemo Svaneti region. 

11:00 GMT+4 – 538 Daily Cases, 2,766 Recoveries, 41 Fatalities

Georgia conducted 4,769 tests over the last 24 hours and reported 538 new daily cases of COVID-19, bringing the tally of total confirmed cases to 222,143. In the meantime, 2,766 more patients have recovered, increasing the number of recoveries to 206,313. 41 more COVID-related fatalities were recorded, taking the overall number of Georgia’s (excluding occupied territories) COVID-related deaths to 2,418. The number of active cases to date stands at 13,386.

Sunday, December 27

18:00 GMT+4 – Abkhaz Leader Tests Positive for COVID

Kremlin-backed leader of occupied Abkhazia Aslan Bzhania has tested positive for COVID-19 and has moved to self-isolation. Apsnypress news agency reported that Bzhania is receiving treatment on an outpatient basis as his symptoms are mild. 

11:20 GMT+4 – 577 People Fined for Defying COVID-19 Regulations

Georgian Interior Ministry has revealed 577 cases of disobeying regulations imposed against the spread of COVID-19 in the last 24 hours. In particular, police have fined 93 citizens for defying isolation and/or quarantine rules, including those who violated the 21:00 – 05:00 curfew. 484 citizens were also fined for breaching face mask regulations. 

11:10 GMT+4 – Breakdown of New Cases

According to the Georgian authorities, out of the 1,097 new COVID-19 infections diagnosed over the last 24 hours, the highest number of cases – 484 – was confirmed in Georgia’s capital, Tbilisi. The western Imereti region came in second with 185 reported cases. 

As for the remaining new daily cases, 81 were reported in Adjara; 61 in  Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti; 84 in Kvemo Kartli; 63 in Shida Kartli; 30 in Mtskheta-Mtianeti; 61 in Kakheti; 17 in Samtskhe-Javakheti; 26 in Guria, and 5 in Racha-Lechkhumi and Kvemo Svaneti region. 

11:00 GMT+4 – 1,097 Daily Cases, 3,208 Recoveries, 25 Fatalities

Georgia conducted 8,394 tests over the last 24 hours and reported 1,097 new daily cases of COVID-19, bringing the tally of total confirmed cases to 221,605. In the meantime, 3,208 more patients have recovered, increasing the number of recoveries to 203,547. 25 more COVID-related fatalities were recorded, taking the overall number of Georgia’s (excluding occupied territories) COVID-related deaths to 2,377. The number of active cases to date stands at 15,655.

Saturday, December 26

23:15 GMT+4 – 109 New Cases, 40 More Recoveries, 1 Fatality Reported in Abkhazia

Moscow-backed authorities in Abkhazia reported 109 new cases of COVID-19, taking the tally of total confirmed cases in the region to 8,459. 40 more patients have recovered, bringing the number of recoveries to 6,726. 1 more COVID-related fatality was reported, taking the number of deaths in the region since the onset of the virus to 108. The number of active cases to date stands at 1,625. 

11:20 GMT+4 – 497 People Fined for Defying COVID-19 Regulations

Georgian Interior Ministry has revealed 497 cases of disobeying regulations imposed against the spread of COVID-19 in the last 24 hours. In particular, police have fined 64 citizens for defying isolation and/or quarantine rules, including those who violated the 21:00 – 05:00 curfew. 433 citizens were also fined for breaching face mask regulations. 

11:10 GMT+4 – Breakdown of New Cases

According to the Georgian authorities, out of the 1,784 new COVID-19 infections diagnosed over the last 24 hours, the highest number of cases – 801 – was confirmed in Georgia’s capital, Tbilisi. The western Imereti region came in second with 281 reported cases. 

As for the remaining new daily cases, 121 were reported in Adjara; 140 in  Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti; 101 in Kvemo Kartli; 119 in Shida Kartli; 30 in Mtskheta-Mtianeti; 110 in Kakheti; 31 in Samtskhe-Javakheti; 40 in Guria, and 10 in Racha-Lechkhumi and Kvemo Svaneti region. 

11:00 GMT+4 – 1,784 Daily Cases, 4,119 Recoveries, 39 Fatalities

Georgia conducted 14,421 tests over the last 24 hours and reported 1,784 new daily cases of COVID-19, bringing the tally of total confirmed cases to 220,508. In the meantime, 4,119 more patients have recovered, increasing the number of recoveries to 200,339. 39 more COVID-related fatalities were recorded, taking the overall number of Georgia’s (excluding occupied territories) COVID-related deaths to 2,352. The number of active cases to date stands at 17,791.

Friday, December 25

23:15 GMT+4 – 114 New Cases, 178 More Recoveries, 2 Fatalities Reported in Abkhazia

Moscow-backed authorities in Abkhazia reported 114 new cases of COVID-19, taking the tally of total confirmed cases in the region to 8,350. 178 more patients have recovered, bringing the number of recoveries to 6,686. 2 more COVID-related fatalities were reported, taking the number of deaths in the region since the onset of the virus to 107. The number of active cases to date stands at 1,557. 

16:30 GMT+4 – 13 New Cases, 34 More Recoveries Reported in Tskhinvali

Moscow-backed authorities in Georgia’s Tskhinvali Region/South Ossetia reported 13 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the tally of total confirmed cases to 2,309. 34 more patients have recovered, taking the overall number of recoveries to 1,501. With 27 COVID-related fatalities reported since the onset of the virus, the number of active cases in the region to date stands at 781. 

11:20 GMT+4 – 554 People Fined for Defying COVID-19 Regulations

Georgian Interior Ministry has revealed 554 cases of disobeying regulations imposed against the spread of COVID-19 in the last 24 hours. In particular, police have fined 101 citizens for defying isolation and/or quarantine rules, including those who violated the 21:00 – 05:00 curfew. 453 citizens were also fined for breaching face mask regulations. 

11:10 GMT+4 – Breakdown of New Cases

According to the Georgian authorities, out of the 1,881 new COVID-19 infections diagnosed over the last 24 hours, the highest number of cases – 863 – was confirmed in Georgia’s capital, Tbilisi. The western Imereti region came in second with 259 reported cases. 

As for the remaining new daily cases, 97 were reported in Adjara; 112 in  Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti; 168 in Kvemo Kartli; 145 in Shida Kartli; 54 in Mtskheta-Mtianeti; 108 in Kakheti; 29 in Samtskhe-Javakheti; 35 in Guria, and 11 in Racha-Lechkhumi and Kvemo Svaneti region. 

11:00 GMT+4 – 1,881 Daily Cases, 1,515 Recoveries, 37 Fatalities

Georgia conducted 13,655 tests over the last 24 hours and reported 1,881 new daily cases of COVID-19, bringing the tally of total confirmed cases to 218,724. In the meantime, 1,515 more patients have recovered, increasing the number of recoveries to 196,220. 37 more COVID-related fatalities were recorded, taking the overall number of Georgia’s (excluding occupied territories) COVID-related deaths to 2,313. The number of active cases to date stands at 20,165.

Thursday, December 24

23:15 GMT+4 – 101 New Cases, 163 More Recoveries, 3 Fatalities Reported in Abkhazia

Moscow-backed authorities in Abkhazia reported 101 new cases of COVID-19, taking the tally of total confirmed cases in the region to 8,236. 163 more patients have recovered, bringing the number of recoveries to 6,508. 3 more COVID-related fatalities were reported, taking the number of deaths in the region since the onset of the virus to 105. The number of active cases to date stands at 1,623. 

12:20 GMT+4 – 34 New Cases, 44 More Recoveries Reported in Tskhinvali

Moscow-backed authorities in Georgia’s Tskhinvali Region/South Ossetia reported 34 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the tally of total confirmed cases to 2,296. 44 more patients have recovered, taking the overall number of recoveries to 1,467. With 27 COVID-related fatalities reported since the onset of the virus, the number of active cases in the region to date stands at 802. 

11:20 GMT+4 – 489 People Fined for Defying COVID-19 Regulations

Georgian Interior Ministry has revealed 489 cases of disobeying regulations imposed against the spread of COVID-19 in the last 24 hours. In particular, police have fined 89 citizens for defying isolation and/or quarantine rules, including those who violated the 21:00 – 05:00 curfew. 400 citizens were also fined for breaching face mask regulations. 

11:10 GMT+4 – Breakdown of New Cases

According to the Georgian authorities, out of the 1,972 new COVID-19 infections diagnosed over the last 24 hours, the highest number of cases – 920 – was confirmed in Georgia’s capital, Tbilisi. The western Imereti region came in second with 279 reported cases. 

As for the remaining new daily cases, 139 were reported in Adjara; 120 in  Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti; 112 in Kvemo Kartli; 145 in Shida Kartli; 57 in Mtskheta-Mtianeti; 117 in Kakheti; 32 in Samtskhe-Javakheti; 30 in Guria, and 21 in Racha-Lechkhumi and Kvemo Svaneti region. 

11:00 GMT+4 – 1,972 Daily Cases, 2,737 Recoveries, 43 Fatalities

Georgia conducted 13,699 tests over the last 24 hours and reported 1,972 new daily cases of COVID-19, bringing the tally of total confirmed cases to 216,843. In the meantime, 2,737 more patients have recovered, increasing the number of recoveries to 194,705. 43 more COVID-related fatalities were recorded, taking the overall number of Georgia’s (excluding occupied territories) COVID-related deaths to 2,276. The number of active cases to date stands at 19,836.

Wednesday, December 23

23:15 GMT+4 – 124 New Cases, 172 More Recoveries Reported in Abkhazia

Moscow-backed authorities in Abkhazia reported 124 new cases of COVID-19, taking the tally of total confirmed cases in the region to 8,135. 172 more patients have recovered, bringing the number of recoveries to 6,345. With 102 COVID-related deaths in the region since the onset of the virus, the number of active cases to date stands at 1,688. 

12:30 GMT+4 – 21 New Cases, 81 More Recoveries Reported in Tskhinvali

Moscow-backed authorities in Georgia’s Tskhinvali Region/South Ossetia reported 21 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the tally of total confirmed cases to 2,262. 81 more patients have recovered, taking the overall number of recoveries to 1,423. With 27 COVID-related fatalities reported since the onset of the virus, the number of active cases in the region to date stands at 812. 

11:20 GMT+4 – 675 People Fined for Defying COVID-19 Regulations

Georgian Interior Ministry has revealed 675 cases of disobeying regulations imposed against the spread of COVID-19 in the last 24 hours. In particular, police have fined 75 citizens for defying isolation and/or quarantine rules, including those who violated the 21:00 – 05:00 curfew. 600 citizens were also fined for breaching face mask regulations. 

11:10 GMT+4 – Breakdown of New Cases

According to the Georgian authorities, out of the 2,345 new COVID-19 infections diagnosed over the last 24 hours, the highest number of cases – 1,017 – was confirmed in Georgia’s capital, Tbilisi. The western Imereti region came in second with 429 reported cases. 

As for the remaining new daily cases, 139 were reported in Adjara; 146 in  Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti; 157 in Kvemo Kartli; 192 in Shida Kartli; 43 in Mtskheta-Mtianeti; 158 in Kakheti; 34 in Samtskhe-Javakheti; 16 in Guria, and 14 in Racha-Lechkhumi and Kvemo Svaneti region. 

11:00 GMT+4 – 2,345 Daily Cases, 3,560 Recoveries, 51 Fatalities

Georgia conducted 14,457 tests over the last 24 hours and reported 2,345 new daily cases of COVID-19, bringing the tally of total confirmed cases to 214,871. In the meantime, 3,560 more patients have recovered, increasing the number of recoveries to 191,968. 51 more COVID-related fatalities were recorded, taking the overall number of Georgia’s (excluding occupied territories) COVID-related deaths to 2,233. The number of active cases to date stands at 20,644.

Tuesday, December 22

23:15 GMT+4 – 140 New Cases, 170 More Recoveries Reported in Abkhazia

Moscow-backed authorities in Abkhazia reported 140 new cases of COVID-19, taking the tally of total confirmed cases in the region to 8,011. 170 more patients have recovered, bringing the number of recoveries to 6,173. With 102 COVID-related deaths in the region since the onset of the virus, the number of active cases to date stands at 1,766. 

14:00 GMT+4 – Georgia to Slightly Ease COVID Restrictions for New Year

The Government of Georgia announced on December 22 that it will lift several coronavirus lockdown rules during December 24 to January 2.

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13:00 – Georgia to Receive COVID Vaccine Between February-March, Health Minister Says 

Health Minister Ekaterine Tirakadze said Tbilisi will receive coronavirus vaccine between February and March 2021 enough for 20% of Georgia’s population via the COVAX platform. 

11:20 GMT+4 – 974 People Fined for Defying COVID-19 Regulations

Georgian Interior Ministry has revealed 974 cases of disobeying regulations imposed against the spread of COVID-19 in the last 24 hours. In particular, police have fined 104 citizens for defying isolation and/or quarantine rules, including those who violated the 21:00 – 05:00 curfew. 870 citizens were also fined for breaching face mask regulations. 

11:10 GMT+4 – Breakdown of New Cases

According to the Georgian authorities, out of the 3,064 new COVID-19 infections diagnosed over the last 24 hours, the highest number of cases – 1,241 – was confirmed in Georgia’s capital, Tbilisi. The western Imereti region came in second with 497 reported cases. 

As for the remaining new daily cases, 191 were reported in Adjara; 264 in  Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti; 246 in Kvemo Kartli; 244 in Shida Kartli; 63 in Mtskheta-Mtianeti; 196 in Kakheti; 53 in Samtskhe-Javakheti; 52 in Guria, and 17 in Racha-Lechkhumi and Kvemo Svaneti region. 

11:00 GMT+4 – 3,064 Daily Cases, 3,740 Recoveries, 42 Fatalities

Georgia has reported 3,064 new daily cases of COVID-19, bringing the tally of total confirmed cases to 212,526. In the meantime, 3,740 more patients have recovered, increasing the number of recoveries to 188,408. 42 more COVID-related fatalities were recorded, taking the overall number of Georgia’s (excluding occupied territories) COVID-related deaths to 2,182. The number of active cases to date stands at 21,910.

Monday, December 21 

23:40 GMT+4 – 92 New Cases, 171 More Recoveries, 1 Fatality Reported in Abkhazia

Moscow-backed authorities in Abkhazia reported 92 new cases of COVID-19, taking the tally of total confirmed cases in the region to 7,871. 171 more patients have recovered, bringing the number of recoveries to 6,003. One more fatality was reported, taking the number of COVID-related deaths in the region since the onset of the virus to 102. The number of active cases to date stands at 1,766. 

11:45 GMT+4 – 35 New Cases, 40 More Recoveries Reported in Tskhinvali

Moscow-backed authorities in Georgia’s Tskhinvali Region/South Ossetia reported 35 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the tally of total confirmed cases to 2,241. 40 more patients have recovered, taking the overall number of recoveries to 1,342. With 27 COVID-related fatalities reported since the onset of the virus, the number of active cases in the region to date stands at 872. 

11:20 GMT+4 – 950 People Fined for Defying COVID-19 Regulations

Georgian Interior Ministry has revealed 950 cases of disobeying regulations imposed against the spread of COVID-19 in the last 24 hours. In particular, police have fined 73 citizens for defying isolation and/or quarantine rules, including those who violated the 21:00 – 05:00 curfew. 877 citizens were also fined for breaching face mask regulations. 

11:15 GMT+4 – Persons with UK Travel History to Undergo Mandatory Quarantine 

Due to the new coronavirus strain discovered in the United Kingdom (UK), the Interagency Coordinating Council has decided that all persons, including Georgian citizens with a history of travel to the UK during the last 14 days, will be subject to a 12-day mandatory quarantine period upon entry into Georgia.

11:10 GMT+4 – Breakdown of New Cases

According to the Georgian authorities, out of the 824 new COVID-19 infections diagnosed over the last 24 hours, the highest number of cases – 333 – was confirmed in Georgia’s capital, Tbilisi. The western Imereti region came in second with 111 reported cases. 

As for the remaining new daily cases, 84 were reported in Adjara; 41 in  Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti; 67 in Kvemo Kartli; 78 in Shida Kartli; 35 in Mtskheta-Mtianeti; 35 in Kakheti; 17 in Samtskhe-Javakheti, and 23 in Guria. 

11:00 GMT+4 – 824 Daily Cases, 4,227 Recoveries, 46 Fatalities

Georgia has reported 824 new daily cases of COVID-19, bringing the tally of total confirmed cases to 209,462. In the meantime, 4,227 more patients have recovered, increasing the number of recoveries to 184,668. 46 more COVID-related fatalities were recorded, taking the overall number of Georgia’s (excluding occupied territories) COVID-related deaths to 2,140. The number of active cases to date stands at 22,628.

Sunday, December 20 

11:20 GMT+4 – 849 People Fined for Defying COVID-19 Regulations

Georgian Interior Ministry has revealed 849 cases of disobeying regulations imposed against the spread of COVID-19 in the last 24 hours. In particular, police have fined 104 citizens for defying isolation and/or quarantine rules, including those who violated the 21:00 – 05:00 curfew. 745 citizens were also fined for breaching face mask regulations. 

11:10 GMT+4 – Breakdown of New Cases

According to the Georgian authorities, out of the 1,731 new COVID-19 infections diagnosed over the last 24 hours, the highest number of cases – 774 – was confirmed in Georgia’s capital, Tbilisi. The western Imereti region came in second with 255 reported cases. 

As for the remaining new daily cases, 142 were reported in Adjara; 122 in  Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti; 140 in Kvemo Kartli; 133 in Shida Kartli; 33 in Mtskheta-Mtianeti; 80 in Kakheti; 23 in Samtskhe-Javakheti; 25 in Guria, and 4 in Racha-Lechkhumi and Kvemo Svaneti region. 

11:00 GMT+4 – 1,731 Daily Cases, 4,599 Recoveries, 39 Fatalities

Georgia has reported 1,731 new daily cases of COVID-19, bringing the tally of total confirmed cases to 208,638. In the meantime, 4,599 more patients have recovered, increasing the number of recoveries to 180,441. 39 more COVID-related fatalities were recorded, taking the overall number of Georgia’s (excluding occupied territories) COVID-related deaths to 2,094. The number of active cases to date stands at 26,077.

Saturday, December 19

23:40 GMT+4 – 75 New Cases, 108 More Recoveries Reported in Abkhazia

Moscow-backed authorities in Abkhazia reported 75 new cases of COVID-19, taking the tally of total confirmed cases in the region to 7,779. 108 more patients have recovered, bringing the number of recoveries to 5,832. With 101 COVID-related fatalities reported in the region since the onset of the virus, the number of active cases to date stands at 1,846. 

11:20 GMT+4 – 814 People Fined for Defying COVID-19 Regulations

Georgian Interior Ministry has revealed 814 cases of disobeying regulations imposed against the spread of COVID-19 in the last 24 hours. In particular, police have fined 103 citizens for defying isolation and/or quarantine rules, including those who violated the 21:00 – 05:00 curfew. 711 citizens were also fined for breaching face mask regulations. 

11:10 GMT+4 – Breakdown of New Cases

According to the Georgian authorities, out of the 2,904 new COVID-19 infections diagnosed over the last 24 hours, the highest number of cases – 1,252 – was confirmed in Georgia’s capital, Tbilisi. The western Imereti region came in second with 495 reported cases. 

As for the remaining new daily cases, 197 were reported in Adjara; 217 in  Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti; 236 in Kvemo Kartli; 158 in Shida Kartli; 80 in Mtskheta-Mtianeti; 152 in Kakheti; 43 in Samtskhe-Javakheti; 51 in Guria, and 23 in Racha-Lechkhumi and Kvemo Svaneti region. 

11:00 GMT+4 – 2,904 Daily Cases, 4,316 Recoveries, 53 Fatalities

Georgia has reported 2,904 new daily cases of COVID-19, bringing the tally of total confirmed cases to 206,907. In the meantime, 4,316 more patients have recovered, increasing the number of recoveries to 175,842. 53 more COVID-related fatalities were recorded, taking the overall number of Georgia’s (excluding occupied territories) COVID-related deaths to 2,055. The number of active cases to date stands at 28,984.

Friday, December 18

23:40 GMT+4 – 102 New Cases, 69 More Recoveries Reported in Abkhazia

Moscow-backed authorities in Abkhazia reported 102 new cases of COVID-19, taking the tally of total confirmed cases in the region to 7,704. 69 more patients have recovered, bringing the number of recoveries to 5,724. With 101 COVID-related fatalities reported in the region since the onset of the virus, the number of active cases to date stands at 1,879. 

13:20 GMT+4 – 26 New Cases, 20 More Recoveries Reported in Tskhinvali

Moscow-backed authorities in Georgia’s Tskhinvali Region/South Ossetia reported 26 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the tally of total confirmed cases to 2,206. 20 more patients have recovered, taking the overall number of recoveries to 1,302. With 27 COVID-related fatalities reported since the onset of the virus, the number of active cases in the region to date stands at 877. 

16:15 GMT+4 – 19 New Cases, 25 More Recoveries Reported in Tskhinvali

Moscow-backed authorities in Georgia’s Tskhinvali Region/South Ossetia reported 19 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the tally of total confirmed cases to 2,180. 25 more patients have recovered, taking the overall number of recoveries to 1,282. With 27 COVID-related fatalities reported since the onset of the virus, the number of active cases in the region to date stands at 871. 

11:20 GMT+4 – 706 People Fined for Defying COVID-19 Regulations

Georgian Interior Ministry has revealed 706 cases of disobeying regulations imposed against the spread of COVID-19 in the last 24 hours. In particular, police have fined 91 citizens for defying isolation and/or quarantine rules, including those who violated the 21:00 – 05:00 curfew. 615 citizens were also fined for breaching face mask regulations. 

11:10 GMT+4 – Breakdown of New Cases

According to the Georgian authorities, out of the 2,635 new COVID-19 infections diagnosed over the last 24 hours, the highest number of cases – 1,134 – was confirmed in Georgia’s capital, Tbilisi. The western Imereti region came in second with 338 reported cases. 

As for the remaining new daily cases, 230 were reported in Adjara; 199 in  Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti; 216 in Kvemo Kartli; 169 in Shida Kartli; 46 in Mtskheta-Mtianeti; 186 in Kakheti; 39 in Samtskhe-Javakheti; 66 in Guria, and 12 in Racha-Lechkhumi and Kvemo Svaneti region. 

11:00 GMT+4 – 2,635 Daily Cases, 2,244 Recoveries, 49 Fatalities

Georgia has reported 2,635 new daily cases of COVID-19, bringing the tally of total confirmed cases to 204,003. In the meantime, 2,244 more patients have recovered, increasing the number of recoveries to 171,526. 49 more COVID-related fatalities were recorded, taking the overall number of Georgia’s (excluding occupied territories) COVID-related deaths to 2,002. The number of active cases to date stands at 30,449.

Thursday, December 17

23:40 GMT+4 – 98 New Cases, 110 More Recoveries, 1 Fatality Reported in Abkhazia

Moscow-backed authorities in Abkhazia reported 98 new cases of COVID-19, taking the tally of total confirmed cases in the region to 7,602. 110 more patients have recovered, bringing the number of recoveries to 5,655. One more COVID-related fatality was also reported, taking the number of deaths in the region since the onset of the virus to 101. The number of active cases to date stands at 1,846. 

16:15 GMT+4 – 19 New Cases, 25 More Recoveries Reported in Tskhinvali

Moscow-backed authorities in Georgia’s Tskhinvali Region/South Ossetia reported 19 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the tally of total confirmed cases to 2,180. 25 more patients have recovered, taking the overall number of recoveries to 1,282. With 27 COVID-related fatalities reported since the onset of the virus, the number of active cases in the region to date stands at 871. 

13:00 GMT+4 – Legal Stay Period for Foreign Nationals, Stateless Persons Extended

Amendments were made to the Government of Georgia Decree N164 due to coronavirus-related restrictions, extending the legal stay period for foreign nationals or stateless persons from December 31, 2020 to July 1, 2021. 

The amendments affect non-Georgian citizens who could not leave the country because the state of nationality of the person was in a high-risk zone, due to border crossing-restrictions, or due to cancelled flights. Persons who were placed in hospital, quarantine or self-isolation, and were forced to remain in Georgia will also receive the stay period extension. 

In addition, remaining on the territory of Georgia between January 1 and July 1 will be considered legal for the purpose of obtaining a residence permit in Georgia, given that relevant criteria are met. 

11:20 GMT+4 – 553 People Fined for Defying COVID-19 Regulations

Georgian Interior Ministry has revealed 553 cases of disobeying regulations imposed against the spread of COVID-19 in the last 24 hours. In particular, police have fined 77 citizens for defying isolation and/or quarantine rules, including those who violated the 21:00 – 05:00 curfew. 476 citizens were also fined for breaching face mask regulations. 

11:10 GMT+4 – Breakdown of New Cases

According to the Georgian authorities, out of the 2,981 new COVID-19 infections diagnosed over the last 24 hours, the highest number of cases – 1,282- was confirmed in Georgia’s capital, Tbilisi. The western Imereti region came in second with 489 reported cases. 

As for the remaining new daily cases, 228 were reported in Adjara; 227 in  Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti; 229 in Kvemo Kartli; 160 in Shida Kartli; 87 in Mtskheta-Mtianeti; 145 in Kakheti; 55 in Samtskhe-Javakheti; 64 in Guria, and 15 in Racha-Lechkhumi and Kvemo Svaneti region. 

11:00 GMT+4 – 2,981 Daily Cases, 2,001 Recoveries, 31 Fatalities

Georgia has reported 2,981 new daily cases of COVID-19, bringing the tally of total confirmed cases to 201,368. In the meantime, 2,001 more patients have recovered, increasing the number of recoveries to 169,282. 31 more COVID-related fatalities were recorded, taking the overall number of Georgia’s (excluding occupied territories) COVID-related deaths to 1,953. The number of active cases to date stands at 30,107.

Wednesday, December 16

23:40 GMT+4 – 95 New Cases, 158 More Recoveries Reported in Abkhazia

Moscow-backed authorities in Abkhazia reported 95 new cases of COVID-19, taking the tally of total confirmed cases in the region to 7,504. 158 more patients have recovered, bringing the number of recoveries to 5,545. With 100 COVID-related fatalities reported since the onset of the virus, the number of active cases to date stands at 1,859.

12:30 GMT+4 – 46 New Cases, 33 More Recoveries Reported in Tskhinvali

Moscow-backed authorities in Georgia’s Tskhinvali Region/South Ossetia reported 46 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the tally of total confirmed cases to 2,161. 33 more patients have recovered, taking the overall number of recoveries to 1,257. With 27 COVID-related fatalities reported since the onset of the virus, the number of active cases in the region to date stands at 877. 

11:20 GMT+4 – 712 People Fined for Defying COVID-19 Regulations

Georgian Interior Ministry has revealed 712 cases of disobeying regulations imposed against the spread of COVID-19 in the last 24 hours. In particular, police have fined 88 citizens for defying isolation and/or quarantine rules, including those who violated the 21:00 – 05:00 curfew. 624 citizens were also fined for breaching face mask regulations. 

11:10 GMT+4 – Breakdown of New Cases

According to the Georgian authorities, out of the 3,487 new COVID-19 infections diagnosed over the last 24 hours, the highest number of cases – 1,477- was confirmed in Georgia’s capital, Tbilisi. The western Imereti region came in second with 533 reported cases. 

As for the remaining new daily cases, 280 were reported in Adjara; 269 in  Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti; 254 in Kvemo Kartli; 283 in Shida Kartli; 85 in Mtskheta-Mtianeti; 153 in Kakheti; 76 in Samtskhe-Javakheti; 66 in Guria, and 11 in Racha-Lechkhumi and Kvemo Svaneti region. 

11:00 GMT+4 – 3,487 Daily Cases, 2,495 Recoveries, 39 Fatalities

Georgia has reported 3,487 new daily cases of COVID-19, bringing the tally of total confirmed cases to 198,387. In the meantime, 2,495 more patients have recovered, increasing the number of recoveries to 167,281. 39 more COVID-related fatalities were recorded, taking the overall number of Georgia’s (excluding occupied territories) COVID-related deaths to 1,922. The number of active cases to date stands at  29,158.

Tuesday, December 15

23:40 GMT+4 – 140 New Cases, 101 More Recoveries Reported in Abkhazia

Moscow-backed authorities in Abkhazia reported 140 new cases of COVID-19, taking the tally of total confirmed cases in the region to 7,409. 101 more patients have recovered, bringing the number of recoveries to 5,387. With 100 COVID-related fatalities reported since the onset of the virus, the number of active cases to date stands at 1,922.

11:20 GMT+4 – 863 People Fined for Defying COVID-19 Regulations

Georgian Interior Ministry has revealed 863 cases of disobeying regulations imposed against the spread of COVID-19 in the last 24 hours. In particular, police have fined 79 citizens for defying isolation and/or quarantine rules, including those who violated the 21:00 – 05:00 curfew. 784 citizens were also fined for breaching face mask regulations. 

11:10 GMT+4 – Breakdown of New Cases

According to the Georgian authorities, out of the 3,837 new COVID-19 infections diagnosed over the last 24 hours, the highest number of cases – 1,461- was confirmed in Georgia’s capital, Tbilisi. The western Imereti region came in second with 646 reported cases. 

As for the remaining new daily cases, 263 were reported in Adjara; 404 in  Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti; 245 in Kvemo Kartli; 262 in Shida Kartli; 90 in Mtskheta-Mtianeti; 254 in Kakheti; 86 in Samtskhe-Javakheti; 100 in Guria, and 26 in Racha-Lechkhumi and Kvemo Svaneti region. 

11:00 GMT+4 – 3,837 Daily Cases, 3,105 Recoveries, 44 Fatalities

Georgia has reported 3,837 new daily cases of COVID-19, bringing the tally of total confirmed cases to 194,900. In the meantime, 3,105 more patients have recovered, increasing the number of recoveries to 164,786. 44 more COVID-related fatalities were recorded, taking the overall number of Georgia’s (excluding occupied territories) COVID-related deaths to 1,883. The number of active cases to date stands at  28,205.

Monday, December 14

23:40 GMT+4 – 133 New Cases, 99 More Recoveries, 3 Fatalities Reported in Abkhazia

Moscow-backed authorities in Abkhazia reported 133 new cases of COVID-19, taking the tally of total confirmed cases in the region to 7,269. 99 more patients have recovered, bringing the number of recoveries to 5,286. 3 more COVID-related fatalities were reported, taking the number of deaths in the region since the onset of the virus to 100. The number of active cases to date stands at 1,883.

12:30 GMT+4 – 24 New Cases, 30 More Recoveries Reported in Tskhinvali

Moscow-backed authorities in Georgia’s Tskhinvali Region/South Ossetia reported 24 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the tally of total confirmed cases to 2,115. 30 more patients have recovered, taking the overall number of recoveries to 1,224. With 27 COVID-related fatalities reported since the onset of the virus, the number of active cases in the region to date stands at 864.

11:20 GMT+4 – 878 People Fined for Defying COVID-19 Regulations

Georgian Interior Ministry has revealed 878 cases of disobeying regulations imposed against the spread of COVID-19 in the last 24 hours. In particular, police have fined 85 citizens for defying isolation and/or quarantine rules, including those who violated the 21:00 – 05:00 curfew. 793 citizens were also fined for breaching face mask regulations. 

11:10 GMT+4 – Breakdown of New Cases

According to the Georgian authorities, out of the 1,337 new COVID-19 infections diagnosed over the last 24 hours, the highest number of cases – 571- was confirmed in Georgia’s capital, Tbilisi. The western Adjara region came in second with 212 reported cases. 

As for the remaining new daily cases, 147 were reported in Imereti; 74 in  Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti; 168 in Kvemo Kartli; 48 in Shida Kartli; 41 in Mtskheta-Mtianeti; 41 in Kakheti; 18 in Samtskhe-Javakheti; 16 in Guria, and 1 in Racha-Lechkhumi and Kvemo Svaneti region. 

11:00 GMT+4 – 1,337 Daily Cases, 3,498 Recoveries, 49 Fatalities

Georgia has reported 1,337 new daily cases of COVID-19, bringing the tally of total confirmed cases to 191,063. In the meantime, 3,498 more patients have recovered, increasing the number of recoveries to 161,681. 49 more COVID-related fatalities were recorded, taking the overall number of Georgia’s (excluding occupied territories) COVID-related deaths to 1,839. The number of active cases to date stands at  27,517.

Sunday, December 13

11:20 GMT+4 – 867 People Fined for Defying COVID-19 Regulations

Georgian Interior Ministry has revealed 867 cases of disobeying regulations imposed against the spread of COVID-19 in the last 24 hours. In particular, police have fined 66 citizens for defying isolation and/or quarantine rules, including those who violated the 21:00 – 05:00 curfew. 801 citizens were also fined for breaching face mask regulations. 

11:10 GMT+4 – Breakdown of New Cases

According to the Georgian authorities, out of the 2,720 new COVID-19 infections diagnosed over the last 24 hours, the highest number of cases – 1,240 – was confirmed in Georgia’s capital, Tbilisi. The western Imereti region came in second with 362 reported cases. 

As for the remaining new daily cases, 219 were reported in Adjara; 203 in  Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti; 231 in Kvemo Kartli; 156 in Shida Kartli; 84 in Mtskheta-Mtianeti; 142 in Kakheti; 43 in Samtskhe-Javakheti, and 40 in Guria.

11:00 GMT+4 – 2,720 Daily Cases, 3,942 Recoveries, 46 Fatalities

Georgia has reported 2,720 new daily cases of COVID-19, bringing the tally of total confirmed cases to 189,726. In the meantime, 3,942 more patients have recovered, increasing the number of recoveries to 158,183. 46 more COVID-related fatalities were recorded, taking the overall number of Georgia’s (excluding occupied territories) COVID-related deaths to 1,790. The number of active cases to date stands at  29,727.

Saturday, December 12

23:40 GMT+4 – 93 New Cases, 61 More Recoveries, 2 Fatalities Reported in Abkhazia

Moscow-backed authorities in Abkhazia reported 93 new cases of COVID-19, taking the tally of total confirmed cases in the region to 7,136. 61 more patients have recovered, bringing the number of recoveries to 5,187. 2 more COVID-related fatalities were reported, taking the number of deaths in the region since the onset of the virus to 97. The number of active cases to date stands at 1,852.

11:20 GMT+4 – 735 People Fined for Defying COVID-19 Regulations

Georgian Interior Ministry has revealed 735 cases of disobeying regulations imposed against the spread of COVID-19 in the last 24 hours. In particular, police have fined 93 citizens for defying isolation and/or quarantine rules, including those who violated the 21:00 – 05:00 curfew. 642 citizens were also fined for breaching face mask regulations. 

11:10 GMT+4 – Breakdown of New Cases

According to the Georgian authorities, out of the 3,907 new COVID-19 infections diagnosed over the last 24 hours, the highest number of cases – 1,588 – was confirmed in Georgia’s capital, Tbilisi. The western Imereti region came in second with 599 reported cases. 

As for the remaining new daily cases, 333 were reported in Adjara; 299 in  Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti; 263 in Kvemo Kartli; 263 in Shida Kartli; 83 in Mtskheta-Mtianeti; 243 in Kakheti; 94 in Samtskhe-Javakheti; 114 in Guria, and 28 in Racha-Lechkhumi and Kvemo Svaneti. 

11:00 GMT+4 – 3,907 Daily Cases, 3,780 Recoveries, 50 Fatalities

Georgia has reported 3,907 new daily cases of COVID-19, bringing the tally of total confirmed cases to 187,006. In the meantime, 3,780 more patients have recovered, increasing the number of recoveries to 154,241. 50 more COVID-related fatalities were recorded, taking the overall number of Georgia’s (excluding occupied territories) COVID-related deaths to 1,744. The number of active cases to date stands at  30,995.

Friday, December 11

23:40 GMT+4 – 119 New Cases, 30 More Recoveries, 2 Fatalities Reported in Abkhazia

Moscow-backed authorities in Abkhazia reported 119 new cases of COVID-19, taking the tally of total confirmed cases in the region to 7,043. 30 more patients have recovered, bringing the number of recoveries to 5,126. 2 more COVID-related fatalities were reported, taking the number of deaths in the region since the onset of the virus to 95. The number of active cases to date stands at 1,822.

12:30 GMT+4 – 16 New Cases, 37 More Recoveries Reported in Tskhinvali

Moscow-backed authorities in Georgia’s Tskhinvali Region/South Ossetia reported 16 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the tally of total confirmed cases to 2,091. 37 more patients have recovered, taking the overall number of recoveries to 1,194. With 27 COVID-related fatalities reported since the onset of the virus, the number of active cases in the region to date stands at 870.

11:20 GMT+4 – 721 People Fined for Defying COVID-19 Regulations

Georgian Interior Ministry has revealed 721 cases of disobeying regulations imposed against the spread of COVID-19 in the last 24 hours. In particular, police have fined 56 citizens for defying isolation and/or quarantine rules, including those who violated the 21:00 – 05:00 curfew. 665 citizens were also fined for breaching face mask regulations. 

11:10 GMT+4 – Breakdown of New Cases

According to the Georgian authorities, out of the 4,146 new COVID-19 infections diagnosed over the last 24 hours, the highest number of cases – 1,708 – was confirmed in Georgia’s capital, Tbilisi. The western Imereti region came in second with 636 reported cases. 

As for the remaining new daily cases, 313 were reported in Adjara; 397 in  Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti; 281 in Kvemo Kartli; 268 in Shida Kartli; 116 in Mtskheta-Mtianeti; 252 in Kakheti; 69 in Samtskhe-Javakheti; 82 in Guria, and 24 in Racha-Lechkhumi and Kvemo Svaneti. 

11:00 GMT+4 – 4,146 Daily Cases, 2,129 Recoveries, 37 Fatalities

Georgia has reported 4,146 new daily cases of COVID-19, bringing the tally of total confirmed cases to 183,099. In the meantime, 2,129 more patients have recovered, increasing the number of recoveries to 150,461. 37 more COVID-related fatalities were recorded, taking the overall number of Georgia’s (excluding occupied territories) COVID-related deaths to 1,694. The number of active cases to date stands at  30,918.

Thursday, December 10

23:45 GMT+4 – 109 New Cases, 92 More Recoveries, 1 Fatality Reported in Abkhazia

Moscow-backed authorities in Abkhazia reported 109 new cases of COVID-19, taking the tally of total confirmed cases in the region to 6,924. 92 more patients have recovered, bringing the number of recoveries to 5,096. 1 more COVID-related fatality was reported, taking the number of deaths in the region since the onset of the virus to 93. The number of active cases to date stands at 1,735.

12:30 GMT+4 – 23 New Cases, 32 More Recoveries Reported in Tskhinvali

Moscow-backed authorities in Georgia’s Tskhinvali Region/South Ossetia reported 23 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the tally of total confirmed cases to 2,075. 32 more patients have recovered, taking the overall number of recoveries to 1,157. With 27 COVID-related fatalities reported since the onset of the virus, the number of active cases in the region to date stands at 891.

11:20 GMT+4 – 790 People Fined for Defying COVID-19 Regulations

Georgian Interior Ministry has revealed 790 cases of disobeying regulations imposed against the spread of COVID-19 in the last 24 hours. In particular, police have fined 53 citizens for defying isolation and/or quarantine rules, including those who violated the 21:00 – 05:00 curfew. 737 citizens were also fined for breaching face mask regulations. 

11:10 GMT+4 – Breakdown of New Cases

According to the Georgian authorities, out of the 4,570 new COVID-19 infections diagnosed over the last 24 hours, the highest number of cases – 2,067 – was confirmed in Georgia’s capital, Tbilisi. The western Imereti region came in second with 708 reported cases. 

As for the remaining new daily cases, 331 were reported in Adjara; 325 in  Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti; 352 in Kvemo Kartli; 214 in Shida Kartli; 133 in Mtskheta-Mtianeti; 272 in Kakheti; 75 in Samtskhe-Javakheti; 72 in Guria, and 21 in Racha-Lechkhumi and Kvemo Svaneti. 

11:00 GMT+4 – 4,570 Daily Cases, 3,045 Recoveries, 43 Fatalities

Georgia has reported 4,570 new daily cases of COVID-19, bringing the tally of total confirmed cases to 178,953. In the meantime, 3,045 more patients have recovered, increasing the number of recoveries to 148,332. 43 more COVID-related fatalities were recorded, taking the overall number of Georgia’s (excluding occupied territories) COVID-related deaths to 1,657. The number of active cases to date stands at  28,938.

Wednesday, December 9

23:45 GMT+4 – 98 New Cases, 28 More Recoveries

Moscow-backed authorities in Abkhazia reported 98 new cases of COVID-19, taking the tally of total confirmed cases in the region to 6,815. 28 more patients have recovered, bringing the number of recoveries to 5,004. With 92 COVID-related fatalities reported in the region since the onset of the virus, the number of active cases stands at 1,719.

13:15 GMT+4 – 39 New Cases, 80 More Recoveries Reported in Tskhinvali

Moscow-backed authorities in Georgia’s Tskhinvali Region/South Ossetia reported 39 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the tally of total confirmed cases to 2,052. 80 more patients have recovered, taking the overall number of recoveries to 1,135. With 27 COVID-related fatalities reported since the onset of the virus, the number of active cases in the region to date stands at 900.

11:20 GMT+4 – 901 People Fined for Defying COVID-19 Regulations

Georgian Interior Ministry has revealed 901 cases of disobeying regulations imposed against the spread of COVID-19 in the last 24 hours. In particular, police have fined 70 citizens for defying isolation and/or quarantine rules, including those who violated the 21:00 – 05:00 curfew. 831 citizens were also fined for breaching face mask regulations. 

11:10 GMT+4 – Breakdown of New Cases

According to the Georgian authorities, out of the 4,734 new COVID-19 infections diagnosed over the last 24 hours, the highest number of cases – 1,637 – was confirmed in Georgia’s capital, Tbilisi. The western Imereti region came in second with 823 reported cases. 

As for the remaining new daily cases, 489 were reported in Adjara; 377 in  Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti; 372 in Kvemo Kartli; 381 in Shida Kartli; 143 in Mtskheta-Mtianeti; 328 in Kakheti; 73 in Samtskhe-Javakheti; 93 in Guria, and 18 in Racha-Lechkhumi and Kvemo Svaneti. 

11:00 GMT+4 – 4,734 Daily Cases, 3,895 Recoveries, 38 Fatalities

Georgia has reported 4,734 new daily cases of COVID-19, bringing the tally of total confirmed cases to 174,383. In the meantime, 3,895 more patients have recovered, increasing the number of recoveries to 145,287. 38 more COVID-related fatalities were recorded, taking the overall number of Georgia’s (excluding occupied territories) COVID-related deaths to 1,614. The number of active cases to date stands at  27,456.

Tuesday, December 8

23:00 GMT+4 – 98 New Cases, 131 More Recoveries, 1 Fatality Reported in Abkhazia

Moscow-backed authorities in Abkhazia reported 98 new cases of COVID-19, taking the tally of total confirmed cases in the region to 6,717. 131 more patients have recovered, bringing the number of recoveries to 4,976. 1 more COVID-related fatality was reported, taking the number of deaths in the region since the onset of the virus to 92. The number of active cases in the region stands at 1,649.

17:00 GMT+4 – All Municipalities in Adjara Region Receive Oxygen Concentrators 

The Georgian Health Ministry handed over about 80 oxygen concentrators to the Ministry of Health of Adjara. The medical equipment, used in urgent cases for treatment of coronavirus patients before hospitalization, will be distrubuted between six municipalities in the Adjara region. 

12:00 GMT+4 – 19 New Cases, 45 More Recoveries Reported in Tskhinvali

Moscow-backed authorities in Georgia’s Tskhinvali Region/South Ossetia reported 19 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the tally of total confirmed cases to 2,013. 45 more patients have recovered, taking the overall number of recoveries to 1,045. With 27 fatalities reported since the onset of the virus, the number of active cases in the region to date stands at 941.

11:20 GMT+4 – 705 People Fined for Defying COVID-19 Regulations

Georgian Interior Ministry has revealed 705 cases of disobeying regulations imposed against the spread of COVID-19 in the last 24 hours. In particular, police have fined 106 citizens for defying isolation and/or quarantine rules, including those who violated the 21:00 – 05:00 curfew. 599 citizens were also fined for breaching face mask regulations. 

11:10 GMT+4 – Breakdown of New Cases

According to the Georgian authorities, out of the 4,673 new COVID-19 infections diagnosed over the last 24 hours, the highest number of cases – 1,729 – was confirmed in Georgia’s capital, Tbilisi. The western Imereti region came in second with 673 reported cases. 

As for the remaining new daily cases, 339 were reported in Adjara; 388 in  Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti; 419 in Kvemo Kartli; 354 in Shida Kartli; 109 in Mtskheta-Mtianeti; 384 in Kakheti; 111 in Samtskhe-Javakheti; 126 in Guria, and 41 in Racha-Lechkhumi and Kvemo Svaneti. 

11:00 GMT+4 – 4,673 Daily Cases, 3,893 Recoveries, 36 Fatalities

Georgia has reported 4,673 new daily cases of COVID-19, bringing the tally of total confirmed cases to 169,649. In the meantime, 3,893 more patients have recovered, increasing the number of recoveries to 141,392. 36 more COVID-related fatalities were recorded, taking the overall number of Georgia’s (excluding occupied territories) COVID-related deaths to 1,576. The number of active cases to date stands at  26,655.

Monday, December 7

22:30 GMT+4 – 108 New Cases, 200 More Recoveries, 4 Fatalities Reported in Abkhazia

Moscow-backed authorities in Abkhazia reported 108 new cases of COVID-19, taking the tally of total confirmed cases in the region to 6,619. 200 more patients have recovered, bringing the number of recoveries to 4,845. 4 more COVID-related fatalities were reported, taking the number of deaths reported in the region since the onset of the virus to 91. The number of active cases in the region stands at 1,683.

20:00 GMT+4 – U.S. Gov’t to Promote Investment Opportunities in Georgia

According to the U.S Embassy in Georgia, the U.S. Government, in collaboration with Enterprise Georgia, will fund foreign investment advisory firm OCO Global “to identify and promote high-value investment opportunities in the Georgian economy.”

The financial assistance aims to support the Georgian private sector in post-pandemic recovery by facilitating foreign direct investment in the country’s economy. 

11:20 GMT+4 – 855 People Fined for Defying COVID-19 Regulations

Georgian Interior Ministry has revealed 855 cases of disobeying regulations imposed against the spread of COVID-19 in the last 24 hours. In particular, police have fined 70 citizens for defying isolation and/or quarantine rules, including those who violated the 21:00 – 05:00 curfew. 785 citizens were also fined for breaching face mask regulations. 

11:10 GMT+4 – Breakdown of New Cases

According to the Georgian authorities, out of the 2,501 new COVID-19 infections diagnosed over the last 24 hours, the highest number of cases – 1,060 – was confirmed in Georgia’s capital, Tbilisi. The western Imereti region came in second with 397 reported cases. 

As for the remaining new daily cases, 337 were reported in Adjara; 177 in  Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti; 175 in Kvemo Kartli; 108 in Shida Kartli; 90 in Mtskheta-Mtianeti; 80 in Kakheti; 45 in Samtskhe-Javakheti, and 32 in Guria.

11:00 GMT+4 – 2,501 Daily Cases, 3,988 Recoveries, 36 Fatalities

Georgia has reported 2,501 new daily cases of COVID-19, bringing the tally of total confirmed cases to 164,976. In the meantime, 3,988 more patients have recovered, increasing the number of recoveries to 137,499. 36 more COVID-related fatalities were recorded, taking the overall number of Georgia’s (excluding occupied territories) COVID-related deaths to 1,540. The number of active cases to date stands at  25,911.

Sunday, December 6

12:10 GMT+4 – 1,049 People Fined for Defying COVID-19 Regulations

Georgian Interior Ministry has revealed 1,049 cases of disobeying regulations imposed against the spread of COVID-19 in the last 24 hours. In particular, police have fined 67 citizens for defying isolation and/or quarantine rules, including those who violated the 21:00 – 05:00 curfew. 982 citizens were also fined for breaching face mask regulations. 

11:10 GMT+4 – Breakdown of New Cases

According to the Georgian authorities, out of the 4,321 new COVID-19 infections diagnosed over the last 24 hours, the highest number of cases – 1,615 – was confirmed in Georgia’s capital, Tbilisi. The western Imereti region came in second with 564 reported cases. 

As for the remaining new daily cases, 491 were reported in Adjara; 433 in  Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti; 395 in Kvemo Kartli; 253 in Shida Kartli; 175 in Mtskheta-Mtianeti; 236 in Kakheti; 76 in Samtskhe-Javakheti; 77 in Guria, and 6 in Racha-Lechkhumi-Kvemo Svaneti. 

11:00 GMT+4 – 4,321 Daily Cases, 4,301 Recoveries, 42 Fatalities

Georgia has reported 4,321 new daily cases of COVID-19, bringing the tally of total confirmed cases to 162,475. In the meantime, 4,301 more patients have recovered, increasing the number of recoveries to 133,511. 42 more COVID-related fatalities were recorded, taking the overall number of Georgia’s (excluding occupied territories) COVID-related deaths to 1,504. The number of active cases to date stands at  27,434.

Saturday, December 5

21:00 GMT+4 – 111 New Cases, 147 More Recoveries, 1 Fatality Reported in Abkhazia

Moscow-backed authorities in Abkhazia reported 111 new cases of COVID-19, taking the tally of total confirmed cases in the region to 6,511. 147 more patients have recovered, bringing the number of recoveries to 4,645. One more COVID-related fatality was reported, taking the number of deaths reported in the region since the onset of the virus to 87. The number of active cases in the region stands at 1,779.

14:05 GMT+4 – 34 New Cases, 38 More Recoveries Reported in Tskhinvali

Moscow-backed authorities in Georgia’s Tskhinvali Region/South Ossetia reported 34 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the tally of total confirmed cases to 1,994. 38 more patients have recovered, taking the overall number of recoveries to 1000. With 27 fatalities reported since the onset of the virus, the number of active cases in the region to date stands at 967.

12:10 GMT+4 – 991 People Fined for Defying COVID-19 Regulations

Georgian Interior Ministry has revealed 991 cases of disobeying regulations imposed against the spread of COVID-19 in the last 24 hours. In particular, police have fined 87 citizens for defying isolation and/or quarantine rules, including those who violated the 21:00 – 05:00 curfew. 904 citizens were also fined for breaching face mask regulations. 

11:10 GMT+4 – Breakdown of New Cases

According to the Georgian authorities, out of the 5,450 new COVID-19 infections diagnosed over the last 24 hours, the highest number of cases – 2,053 – was confirmed in Georgia’s capital, Tbilisi. The western Imereti region came in second with 931 reported cases. 

As for the remaining new daily cases, 453 were reported in Adjara; 434 in  Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti; 339 in Kvemo Kartli; 528 in Shida Kartli; 104 in Mtskheta-Mtianeti; 386 in Kakheti; 105 in Samtskhe-Javakheti; 84 in Guria, and 33 in Racha-Lechkhumi-Kvemo Svaneti. 

11:00 GMT+4 – Record 5,450 Daily Cases, 2,306 Recoveries, 37 Fatalities

Georgia has reported 5,450 new daily cases of COVID-19, bringing the tally of total confirmed cases to 158,154. In the meantime, 2,306 more patients have recovered, increasing the number of recoveries to 129,210. 37 more COVID-related fatalities were recorded, taking the overall number of Georgia’s (excluding occupied territories) COVID-related deaths to 1,462. The number of active cases to date stands at  27,456.

Friday, December 4

21:00 GMT+4 – 87 New Cases, 241 More Recoveries, 2 Fatalities Reported in Abkhazia

Moscow-backed authorities in Abkhazia reported 87 new cases of COVID-19, taking the tally of total confirmed cases in the region to 6,400. 241 more patients have recovered, bringing the number of recoveries to 4,498. 2 more COVID-related fatalities were reported, taking the number of deaths reported in the region since the onset of the virus to 86. The number of active cases in the region stands at 1,816.

17:00 GMT+4 – ADB Approves USD 2.5 Mln Grant for Georgia

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a grant of USD 2.5 Million to Georgia to support the country’s ongoing efforts in fighting the COVID-19 pandemic. 

According to ADB, the COVID-19 Emergency Response Project grant, financed from ADB’s Asia Pacific Disaster Response Fund (APDRF) with a contribution by the Government of Japan, will be used for “increasing laboratory and diagnostic testing capacity and providing personal protective equipment and general medical equipment required for Georgia’s COVID-19 response.”

15:00 GMT+4 – UNDP Delivers COVID-19 Humanitarian Cargo to Sokhumi

According to Moscow-backed authorities in Georgia’s Abkhazia region, the United Nations Development Program has delivered two batches of COVID-19 humanitarian cargo to the Sokhumi, worth a total of USD 62,000.

The first November 17 shipment included 500 liters of disinfectant “to ensure the safety of students and teachers during classes.” The second batch, delivered on December 2 to eight educational institutions in Abkhazia, included 4,000 biosecurity suits, 3,000 disposable medical gowns, 3,000 shoe covers, 4,500 medical caps, 10,650 masks, 700 plastic face shields, 42,000 gloves, 100 infrared thermometers, 200 mercury thermometers, 30 touch dispensers for hand sanitizer, and 500 liters of hand sanitizer.

14:05 GMT+4 – 24 New Cases, 28 More Recoveries Reported in Tskhinvali

Moscow-backed authorities in Georgia’s Tskhinvali Region/South Ossetia reported 24 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the tally of total confirmed cases to 1,960. 28 more patients have recovered, taking the overall number of recoveries to 962. With 27 fatalities reported since the onset of the virus, the number of active cases in the region to date stands at 971. 

12:10 GMT+4 – 1,041 People Fined for Defying COVID-19 Regulations

Georgian Interior Ministry has revealed 1,041 cases of disobeying regulations imposed against the spread of COVID-19 in the last 24 hours. In particular, police have fined 111 citizens for defying isolation and/or quarantine rules, including those who violated the 21:00 – 05:00 curfew. 930 citizens were also fined for breaching face mask regulations. 

11:15 GMT+4 – U.S. Donates 26,000 PCR Tests to Georgia

According to the U.S. Embassy in Georgia, the U.S. Government donated 26,000 PCR Test kits to Tbilisi through the USAID agency.  

11:10 GMT+4 – Breakdown of New Cases

According to the Georgian authorities, out of the 5,068 new COVID-19 infections diagnosed over the last 24 hours, the highest number of cases – 1,959 – was confirmed in Georgia’s capital, Tbilisi. The western Imereti region came in second with 980 reported cases. 

As for the remaining new daily cases, 483 were reported in Adjara; 408 in  Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti; 296 in Kvemo Kartli; 222 in Shida Kartli; 130 in Mtskheta-Mtianeti; 335 in Kakheti; 114 in Samtskhe-Javakheti; 122 in Guria, and 19 in Racha-Lechkhumi-Kvemo Svaneti. 

11:00 GMT+4 – Record 5,068 Daily Cases, 2,336 Recoveries, 38 Fatalities

Georgia has reported 5,068 new daily cases of COVID-19, bringing the tally of total confirmed cases to 152,704. In the meantime, 2,336 more patients have recovered, increasing the number of recoveries to 126,904. 38 more COVID-related fatalities were recorded, taking the overall number of Georgia’s (excluding occupied territories) COVID-related deaths to 1,425. The number of active cases to date stands at  24,349.

Thursday, December 3 

21:00 GMT+4 – 109 New Cases, 74 More Recoveries Reported in Abkhazia 

Moscow-backed authorities in Abkhazia reported 109 new cases of COVID-19, taking the tally of total confirmed cases in the region to 6,313. 74 more patients have recovered, bringing the number of recoveries to 4,257. With 84 deaths reported in total since the onset of the virus, the number of active cases in the region to date stands at 1,972.

15:45 GMT+4 – 35 New Cases, 35 More Recoveries Reported in Tskhinvali

Moscow-backed authorities in Georgia’s Tskhinvali Region/South Ossetia reported 35 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the tally of total confirmed cases to 1,939. 35 more patients have recovered, taking the overall number of recoveries to 934. With 27 fatalities reported since the onset of the virus, the number of active cases in the region to date stands at 978.  

12:10 GMT+4 – 1,055 People Fined for Defying COVID-19 Regulations

Georgian Interior Ministry has revealed 1,055 cases of disobeying regulations imposed against the spread of COVID-19 in the last 24 hours. In particular, police have fined 105 citizens for defying isolation and/or quarantine rules, including those who violated the 21:00 – 05:00 curfew. 950 citizens were also fined for breaching facemask regulations. 

11:10 GMT+4 – Breakdown of New Cases

According to the Georgian authorities, out of the 4,260 new COVID-19 infections diagnosed over the last 24 hours, the highest number of cases – 1,676 – was confirmed in Georgia’s capital, Tbilisi. The western Imereti region came in second with 591 reported cases. 

As for the remaining new daily cases, 525 were reported in Adjara; 274 in  Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti; 351 in Kvemo Kartli; 294 in Shida Kartli; 134 in Mtskheta-Mtianeti; 166 in Kakheti; 88 in Samtskhe-Javakheti; 131 in Guria, and 30 in Racha-Lechkhumi-Kvemo Svaneti. 

11:00 GMT+4 – 4,260 Daily Cases, 2,947 Recoveries, 45 Fatalities

Georgia has reported 4,260 new daily cases of COVID-19, bringing the tally of total confirmed cases to 147,636. In the meantime, 2,947 more patients have recovered, increasing the number of recoveries to 124,568. 45 more COVID-related fatalities were recorded, taking the overall number of Georgia’s (excluding occupied territories) COVID-related deaths to 1,387. The number of active cases to date stands at  21,655.

Wednesday, December 2

21:00 GMT+4 – 112 New Cases, 181 More Recoveries Reported in Abkhazia 

Moscow-backed authorities in Abkhazia reported 112 new cases of COVID-19, taking the tally of total confirmed cases in the region to 6,204. 181 more patients have recovered, bringing the number of recoveries to 4,183. With 84 deaths reported in total since the onset of the virus, the number of active cases in the region to date stands at 1,937.

15:30 GMT+4 – 27 New Cases, 30 More Recoveries Reported in Tskhinvali

Moscow-backed authorities in Georgia’s Tskhinvali Region/South Ossetia reported 27 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the tally of total confirmed cases to 1,904. 30 more patients have recovered, taking the overall number of recoveries to 899. With 27 fatalities reported since the onset of the virus, the number of active cases in the region to date stands at 978.  

13:35 GMT+4 – Changes in Entry Rules for Georgian Citizens

The Interagency Coordination Council announced changes to isolation/quarantine rules for Georgian citizens entering the country, according to which citizens who arrive in Georgia without a negative PCR test result will no longer have to undergo mandatory quarantine at a hotel, and must, instead, self-isolate for 12 days. Citizens able to provide a negative PCR test result performed in the last 72 hours will only have to self-isolate for 8 days. 

13:30 GMT+4 – Georgia to Perform 20,000 Tests Per Day

Prime Minister Giorgi Gakharia said Georgia’s 2-months-long restriction plan will also include an “intensive testing program,” with the government significantly expanding its use of rapid antigen tests and performing approximately 20,000 COVID-19 tests per day in addition to the daily tests conducted by private laboratories.

12:10 GMT+4 – 1,028 People Fined for Defying COVID-19 Regulations

Georgian Interior Ministry has revealed 1,028 cases of disobeying regulations imposed against the spread of COVID-19 in the last 24 hours. In particular, police have fined 83 citizens for defying isolation and/or quarantine rules, including those who violated the 21:00 – 05:00 curfew. 945 citizens were also fined for breaching facemask regulations. 

11:20 GMT+4 – 122 New Cases, 157 More Recoveries Reported in Abkhazia 

Moscow-backed authorities in Abkhazia reported 122 new cases of COVID-19, taking the tally of total confirmed cases in the region to 6,092. 157 more patients have recovered, bringing the number of recoveries to 4,002. With 84 deaths reported in total since the onset of the virus, the number of active cases in the region to date stands at 2,006.

11:10 GMT+4 – Breakdown of New Cases

According to the Georgian authorities, out of the 4,033 new COVID-19 infections diagnosed over the last 24 hours, the highest number of cases – 1,705 – was confirmed in Georgia’s capital, Tbilisi. The western Imereti region came in second with 624 reported cases. 

As for the remaining new daily cases, 402 were reported in Adjara; 273 in  Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti; 286 in Kvemo Kartli; 281 in Shida Kartli; 62 in Mtskheta-Mtianeti; 239 in Kakheti; 68 in Samtskhe-Javakheti; 84 in Guria, and 9 in Racha-Lechkhumi-Kvemo Svaneti. 

11:00 GMT+4 – 4,033 Daily Cases, 4,061 Recoveries, 39 Fatalities

Georgia has reported 4,033 new daily cases of COVID-19, bringing the tally of total confirmed cases to 143,376. In the meantime, 4,061 more patients have recovered, increasing the number of recoveries to 121,621. 39 more COVID-related fatalities were recorded, taking the overall number of Georgia’s (excluding occupied territories) COVID-related deaths to 1,342. The number of active cases to date stands at 20,387.

Tuesday, December 1

14:20 GMT+4 – Schools Suspended in Abkhazia

Inal Gablia, minister of education and language policy of Moscow-backed Abkhazia, ordered to suspend the education process in all educational institutions until January 12. 

12:10 GMT+4 – 984 People Fined for Defying COVID-19 Regulations

Georgian Interior Ministry has revealed 984 cases of disobeying regulations imposed against the spread of COVID-19 in the last 24 hours. In particular, police have fined 79 citizens for defying isolation and/or quarantine rules, including those who violated the 21:00 – 05:00 curfew. In addition, 905 citizens were fined for breaching facemask regulations. 

11:10 GMT+4 – Breakdown of New Cases

According to the Georgian authorities, out of the 3,759 new COVID-19 infections diagnosed over the last 24 hours, the highest number of cases – 1,595 – was confirmed in Georgia’s capital, Tbilisi. The western Adjara region came in second with 623 reported cases. 

As for the remaining new daily cases, 392 were reported in Imereti; 237 in  Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti; 139 in Kvemo Kartli; 127 in Shida Kartli; 126 in Mtskheta-Mtianeti; 253 in Kakheti; 72 in Samtskhe-Javakheti; 152 in Guria, and 43 in Racha-Lechkhumi-Kvemo Svaneti. 

11:00 GMT+4 – 3,759 Daily Cases, 3,574 Recoveries, 36 Fatalities

Georgia has reported 3,759 new daily cases of COVID-19, bringing the tally of total confirmed cases to 139,343. In the meantime, 3,574 more patients have recovered, increasing the number of recoveries to 117,560. 36 more COVID-related fatalities were recorded, taking the overall number of Georgia’s (excluding occupied territories) COVID-related deaths to 1,303. The number of active cases to date stands at 20,454.

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