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COVID Georgia Live Blog: 1,132 New Cases, 2,956 More Recoveries, 30 More Deaths

As of September 26, 14:00 Tbilisi time, Georgia (excluding occupied regions) has confirmed 606,492 cases of the novel coronavirus. In addition, 41 infected Georgian citizens have been repatriated to Georgia for treatment. 576,498 patients recovered and 8,817 died. The number of active cases stands at 21,151. Currently, 45 people are kept in an 8-day mandatory quarantine, while 4,602 patients remain under observation in hospitals.

Sunday, September 26

14:10 GMT+4 — 772,240 Fully Vaccinated

NCDC Georgia said as of this morning 970,307 persons have received at least one dose of vaccine against COVID, among them 772,240 have been fully vaccinated with two jabs. 12,402 jabs were administered yesterday.

14:05 GMT+4 — Regional Breakdown of New Cases

Out of the new cases, 419 were revealed in Tbilisi, the capital. In the regions, highest number of cases were reported in the most populous Imereti region – 172, followed by Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti – 156, easternmost Kakheti region – 151, coastal Adjara region – 73, Kvemo Kartli – 61, Shida Kartli – 47, Samtskhe-Javakheti – 29, Mtskheta-Mtianeti – 12, Guria – 9, Racha-Lechkhumi and Kvemo Svaneti – 3. 

14:00 GMT+4 —  1,132 New Cases, 2,956 More Recoveries, 30 More Deaths

Georgian health authorities reported  1,132 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the tally of the total confirmed cases to 606,492. In the meantime, 2,956 more patients have recovered in the past 24 hours, taking the number of recoveries to 576,498. The number of COVID-related fatalities rose by 30 to  8,817. To date, there are 21,151 active cases of COVID in the country (excluding occupied Abkhazia and Tskhinvali/South Ossetia regions. 

Saturday, September 25

13:32 GMT+4 — 762,231 Fully Vaccinated

NCDC Georgia said as of this morning 967,441 persons have received at least one dose of vaccine against COVID, among them 762,231 have been fully vaccinated with two jabs. 13,580 jabs were administered yesterday.

13:31 GMT+4 — Regional Breakdown of New Cases

Out of the new cases, 497 were revealed in Tbilisi, the capital. In the regions, highest number of cases were reported in the most populous Imereti region – 278, followed by easternmost Kakheti region – 220, Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti – 153, Shida Kartli – 119, Kvemo Kartli – 102, coastal Adjara region – 84, Guria – 50, Mtskheta-Mtianeti – 49, Samtskhe-Javakheti – 33, Racha-Lechkhumi and Kvemo Svaneti – 12.    

13:30 GMT+4 — 1,597 New Cases, 1,189 More Recoveries, 38 More Deaths

Georgian health authorities reported 1,597 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the tally of the total confirmed cases to 605,360. In the meantime, 1,189 more patients have recovered in the past 24 hours, taking the number of recoveries to 573,542. The number of COVID-related fatalities rose by 38 to 8,787. To date, there are 23,005 active cases of COVID in the country (excluding occupied Abkhazia and Tskhinvali/South Ossetia regions. 

Friday, September 24

11:00 GMT+4 — 751,410 Fully Vaccinated

NCDC Georgia said as of this morning 963,663 persons have received at least one dose of vaccine against COVID, among them 751,410 have been fully vaccinated with two jabs. 12,778 jabs were administered yesterday.

10:59 GMT+4 — Regional Breakdown of New Cases

Out of the new cases, 518 were revealed in Tbilisi, the capital. In the regions, highest number of cases were reported in the most populous Imereti region – 325, followed by easternmost Kakheti region – 250, Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti – 190, coastal Adjara region – 120, Kvemo Kartli – 92, Shida Kartli – 72, Samtskhe-Javakheti – 45, Guria – 52, Mtskheta-Mtianeti – 21, Racha-Lechkhumi and Kvemo Svaneti – 13.    

10:55 GMT+4 — 1,698 New Cases, 1,910 More Recoveries, 38 More Deaths

Georgian health authorities reported 1,698 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the tally of the total confirmed cases to 603,763. In the meantime, 1,910 more patients have recovered in the past 24 hours, taking the number of recoveries to 572,353. The number of COVID-related fatalities rose by 38 to 8,749. To date, there are 22,635 active cases of COVID in the country (excluding occupied Abkhazia and Tskhinvali/South Ossetia regions. 

Thursday, September 23

11:40 GMT+4 — 740,814 Fully Vaccinated

NCDC Georgia said as of this morning 960,081 persons have received at least one dose of vaccine against COVID, among them 740,814 have been fully vaccinated with two jabs. 12,948 jabs were administered yesterday.

11:35 GMT+4 — Regional Breakdown of New Cases

Out of the new cases, 559 were revealed in Tbilisi, the capital. In the regions, highest number of cases were reported in easternmost Kakheti region – 241, followed by the most populous Imereti region – 227, Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti – 180, Shida Kartli – 117, Kvemo Kartli – 116, coastal Adjara region – 100, Mtskheta-Mtianeti – 43, Guria – 35, Samtskhe-Javakheti – 29, Racha-Lechkhumi and Kvemo Svaneti – 6.              

11:30 GMT+4 — 1,653 New Cases, 2,646 More Recoveries, 47 More Deaths

Georgian health authorities reported 1,653 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the tally of the total confirmed cases to 602,065. In the meantime, 2,646 more patients have recovered in the past 24 hours, taking the number of recoveries to 570,443. The number of COVID-related fatalities rose by 47 to 8,711. To date, there are 22,885 active cases of COVID in the country (excluding occupied Abkhazia and Tskhinvali/South Ossetia regions. 

Wednesday, September 22

11:10 GMT+4 — 729,995 Fully Vaccinated

NCDC Georgia said as of this morning 956,417 persons have received at least one dose of vaccine against COVID, among them 729,995 have been fully vaccinated with two jabs. 13,962 jabs were administered yesterday.

11:05 GMT+4 — Regional Breakdown of New Cases

Out of the new cases, 708 were revealed in Tbilisi, the capital. In the regions, highest number of cases were reported in easternmost Kakheti region – 301, followed by the most populous Imereti region – 289, Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti – 188, Kvemo Kartli – 145, coastal Adjara region – 130, Shida Kartli – 103, Guria – 63, Mtskheta-Mtianeti – 37, Samtskhe-Javakheti – 29, Racha-Lechkhumi and Kvemo Svaneti – 23.                  

11:00 GMT+4 — 2,016 New Cases, 2,024 More Recoveries, 43 More Deaths

Georgian health authorities reported 2,016 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the tally of the total confirmed cases to 600,412. In the meantime, 2,024 more patients have recovered in the past 24 hours, taking the number of recoveries to 567,797. The number of COVID-related fatalities rose by 43 to 8,664. To date, there are 23,925 active cases of COVID in the country (excluding occupied Abkhazia and Tskhinvali/South Ossetia regions. 

Tuesday, September 21

11:10 GMT+4 — 719,076 Fully Vaccinated

NCDC Georgia said as of this morning 952,219 persons have received at least one dose of vaccine against COVID, among them 719,076 have been fully vaccinated with two jabs. 15,096 jabs were administered yesterday.

11:05 GMT+4 — Regional Breakdown of New Cases

Out of the new cases, 705 were revealed in Tbilisi, the capital. In the regions, highest number of cases were reported in most populous Imereti region – 492, followed by Kakheti – 319, Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti – 270, Kvemo Kartli – 181, Shida Kartli – 161, coastal Adjara region – 149, Mtskheta-Mtianeti – 63, Samtskhe-Javakheti – 60, Guria – 48, Racha-Lechkhumi and Kvemo Svaneti – 22.         

11:00 GMT+4 — 2,470 New Cases, 2,243 More Recoveries, 46 More Deaths

Georgian health authorities reported 2,470 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the tally of the total confirmed cases to 598,396. In the meantime, 2,243 more patients have recovered in the past 24 hours, taking the number of recoveries to 565,773. The number of COVID-related fatalities rose by 46 to 8,621. To date, there are 23,976 active cases of COVID in the country (excluding occupied Abkhazia and Tskhinvali/South Ossetia regions. 

Monday, September 20

11:10 GMT+4 — 707,563 Fully Vaccinated

NCDC Georgia said as of this morning 947,477 persons have received at least one dose of vaccine against COVID, among them 707,563 have been fully vaccinated with two jabs. 7,720 jabs were administered yesterday.

11:05 GMT+4 — Regional Breakdown of New Cases

Out of the new cases, 252 were revealed in Tbilisi, the capital. In the regions, highest number of cases were reported in most populous Imereti region – 102, followed by Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti – 78, Kakheti – 71, coastal Adjara region – 68, Kvemo Kartli – 40, Shida Kartli – 20, Mtskheta-Mtianeti – 10, Samtskhe-Javakheti – 10, Guria – 9, Racha-Lechkhumi and Kvemo Svaneti – 2.

11:00 GMT+4 — 662 New Cases, 3,534 More Recoveries, 34 More Deaths

Georgian health authorities reported 662 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the tally of the total confirmed cases to 595,926. In the meantime, 3,534 more patients have recovered in the past 24 hours, taking the number of recoveries to 563,530. The number of COVID-related fatalities rose by 34 to 8,575. To date, there are 23,795 active cases of COVID in the country (excluding occupied Abkhazia and Tskhinvali/South Ossetia regions. 

Sunday, September 19

11:10 GMT+4 — 701,150 Fully Vaccinated

NCDC Georgia said as of this morning 945,291 persons have received at least one dose of vaccine against COVID, among them 701 150 have been fully vaccinated with two jabs. 14,071 jabs were administered yesterday.

11:05 GMT+4 — Regional Breakdown of New Cases

Out of 1,501 new cases, 522 were revealed in Tbilisi, the capital. In the regions, highest number of cases were reported in most populous Imereti region – 266, followed by easternmost wine-rich Kakheti – 186, Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti – 181, coastal Adjara region – 101, Kvemo Kartli – 100, Shida Kartli – 70, Guria – 47, Samtskhe-Javakheti – 31, Mtskheta-Mtianeti – 24, Racha-Lechkhumi and Kvemo Svaneti – 13. 

11:00 GMT+4 — 1,501 New Cases, 1,954 More Recoveries, 43 More Deaths

Georgian health authorities reported 1,501 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the tally of the total confirmed cases to 595,264. In the meantime, 1,954 more patients have recovered in the past 24 hours, taking the number of recoveries to 559,996. The number of COVID-related fatalities rose by 43 to 8,541. To date, there are 26,701 active cases of COVID in the country (excluding occupied Abkhazia and Tskhinvali/South Ossetia regions. 

Saturday, September 18

13:25 GMT+4 — Regional Breakdown of New Cases

Out of new cases, 692 were reported in Tbilisi, the capital. In the regions, Imereti has 292 new cases, followed by Kakheti – 220, Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti – 199, Shida Kartli – 154, Kvemo Kartli – 137, Adjara – 124, Mtskheta-Mtianeti – 56, Guria – 52, Samtskhe-Javakheti – 41, Racha-Lechkhumi and Kvemo Svaneti – 30.   

13:20 GMT+4 — 1,997 New Cases, 1,232 More Recoveries, 52 Fatalities

Georgian authorities revealed 1,997 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the tally of the total confirmed cases to 593,763. In the meantime, 1,232 more patients have recovered, taking the number of recoveries to 558,042. The number of COVID-related fatalities rose by 52 to 8,498. To date, there are 27,197 active cases in the country (excluding Russian-occupied territories). The daily test positivity rate yesterday stood at 6.23%. 

Friday, September 17

11:10 GMT+4 — 675,215 Citizens Fully Vaccinated

According to NCDC Georgia, 935,094 persons have received at least one dose of COVID-19 vaccine, including 675,215 that are fully vaccinated with two jabs. 19,148 jabs were administered yesterday.

11:05 GMT+4 — Regional Breakdown of New Cases

Out of new cases, 716 were reported in Tbilisi, the capital. In the regions, Imereti has 321 new cases, followed by Kakheti – 263, Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti – 192, Kvemo Kartli – 135, Adjara – 128, Shida Kartli – 104, Guria – 63, Mtskheta-Mtianeti – 60, Samtskhe-Javakheti – 38, Racha-Lechkhumi and Kvemo Svaneti – 19.   

11:00 GMT+4 — 2,039 New Cases, 2,192 More Recoveries, 56 Fatalities

Georgian authorities revealed 2,039 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the tally of the total confirmed cases to 591,766. In the meantime, 2,192 more patients have recovered, taking the number of recoveries to 556,810. The number of COVID-related fatalities rose by 56 to 8,446. To date, there are 26,484 active cases in the country (excluding Russian-occupied territories). The daily test positivity rate yesterday stood at 6.47%. 

Thursday, September 16

11:10 GMT+4 — 660,832 Citizens Fully Vaccinated

According to NCDC Georgia, 928,192 persons have received at least one dose of COVID-19 vaccine, including 660,832 that are fully vaccinated with two jabs. 25,150 jabs were administered yesterday.

11:05 GMT+4 — Regional Breakdown of New Cases

Out of new cases, 756 were reported in Tbilisi, the capital. In the regions, Imereti has 357 new cases, followed by Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti – 243, Kakheti – 236, Kvemo Kartli – 143, Shida Kartli – 138, Adjara – 134, Guria – 59, Mtskheta-Mtianeti – 58, Samtskhe-Javakheti – 42, Racha-Lechkhumi and Kvemo Svaneti – 10.    

11:00 GMT+4 — 2,176 New Cases,  2,838 More Recoveries, 43 Fatalities

Georgian authorities revealed 2,176 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the tally of the total confirmed cases to 589,727. In the meantime, 2,838 more patients have recovered, taking the number of recoveries to 554,618. The number of COVID-related fatalities rose by 43 to 8,390. To date, there are 26,693 active cases in the country (excluding Russian-occupied territories). The daily test positivity rate yesterday stood at 6.15%. 

Wednesday, September 15

13:42 GMT+4 — Schools, Universities Begin Studies Online

School year has begun in Georgia on September 15, with schools and universities continuing studies online. But, Education Minister Chkhenkeli promised studies can continue in-person since October 4 in cities and villages where COVID-19 positivity rate will be below 4%. In the meantime, the Education Minister called on education professionals and parents of school students to get vaccinated.

11:10 GMT+4 — 641,352 Citizens Fully Vaccinated

According to NCDC Georgia, 919,876 persons have received at least one dose of COVID-19 vaccine, including 641,352 that are fully vaccinated with two jabs. 24,941 jabs were administered yesterday.

11:05 GMT+4 — Regional Breakdown of New Cases

Out of new cases, 869 were reported in Tbilisi, the capital. In the regions, Imereti has 393 new cases, Kakheti – 338, followed by Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti – 251, Adjara – 159, Kvemo Kartli – 151, Shida Kartli – 143, Samtskhe-Javakheti – 64, Mtskheta-Mtianeti – 61, Guria – 61, Racha-Lechkhumi and Kvemo Svaneti – 25.    

11:00 GMT+4 — 2,515 New Cases, 2,829 More Recoveries, 60 Fatalities

Georgian authorities revealed 2,515 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the tally of the total confirmed cases to 587,551. In the meantime, 2,829 more patients have recovered, taking the number of recoveries to 551,780. The number of COVID-related fatalities rose by 60 to 8,347. To date, there are 27,398 active cases in the country (excluding Russian-occupied territories). The daily test positivity rate yesterday stood at 7.32%. 

Tuesday, September 14

11:10 GMT+4 — 619,889 Citizens Fully Vaccinated

According to NCDC Georgia, 914,222 persons have received at least one dose of COVID-19 vaccine, including 619,889 that are fully vaccinated with two jabs. 

11:05 GMT+4 — Regional Breakdown of New Cases

Out of new cases, 1,167 were reported in Tbilisi, the capital. In the regions, Imereti has 498 new cases, followed by Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti – 339, Shida Kartli – 279, Kakheti – 272, Adjara – 220, Kvemo Kartli – 194, Mtskheta-Mtianeti – 93, Guria – 71, Samtskhe-Javakheti – 46, Racha-Lechkhumi and Kvemo Svaneti – 42.    

11:00 GMT+4 — 3,221 New Cases, 2,990 More Recoveries, 54 Fatalities

Georgian authorities revealed 3,221 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the tally of the total confirmed cases to 585,036. In the meantime, 2,990 more patients have recovered, taking the number of recoveries to 548,951. The number of COVID-related fatalities rose by 54 to 8,287. To date, there are 27,772 active cases in the country (excluding Russian-occupied territories). The daily test positivity rate yesterday stood at 7.44%. 

Monday, September 13

23:55 GMT+4 — 125 New Cases, 27 Recoveries, 3 Fatalities in Abkhazia

Kremlin-backed Abkhaz authorities reported 125 new cases of COVID-19 in the occupied region, bringing the tally of the total confirmed cases to 26,237. Total covid-related deaths in the region rose to 395, with three new fatalities reported. With 27 new recoveries, the number of people cured from COVID rose to 21,807.

11:15 GMT+4 — Municipal Transport Resumes

Public transport, including in the capital Tbilisi city, has resumed today in Georgia following a month-long ban over sharply rising COVID-19 cases. The Government imposed the ban on intra-city public transport for August 14 – September 3, and extended the restriction through September 12.

11:05 GMT+4 — 605,529 Citizens Fully Vaccinated

According to NCDC Georgia, 902,457 persons have received at least one dose of COVID-19 vaccine, including 605,529 that are fully vaccinated with two jabs. 

11:00 GMT+4 — Regional Breakdown of New Cases

Out of new cases, 324 were reported in Tbilisi, the capital. In the regions, Imereti has 133 new cases, followed by Adjara – 120, Kakheti – 95, Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti – 99, Kvemo Kartli – 38, Shida Kartli – 36, Guria – 33, Mtskheta-Mtianeti – 32, Samtskhe-Javakheti – 20, Racha-Lechkhumi and Kvemo Svaneti – 16.            

10:55 GMT+4 — 946 New Cases, 4,351 More Recoveries, 48 Fatalities

Georgian authorities revealed 946 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the tally of the total confirmed cases to 581,815. In the meantime, 4,351 more patients have recovered, taking the number of recoveries to 545,961. The number of COVID-related fatalities rose by 48 to 8,233. To date, there are 27,595 active cases in the country (excluding Russian-occupied territories). The daily test positivity rate yesterday stood at 5.5%. 

Sunday, September 12

11:10 GMT+4 — 593,944 Citizens Fully Vaccinated

According to NCDC Georgia, 897,427 persons have received at least one dose of COVID-19 vaccine, including 593,944 that are fully vaccinated with two jabs. 

11:05 GMT+4 — Regional Breakdown of New Cases

Out of new cases, 675 were reported in Tbilisi, the capital. In the region, Imereti has 257 new cases, followed by Kakheti – 206, Adjara – 201, Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti – 198, Kvemo Kartli – 97, Guria – 77, Shida Kartli – 72, Samtskhe-Javakheti – 26, Mtskheta-Mtianeti – 22, Racha-Lechkhumi and Kvemo Svaneti – 7. 

11:00 GMT+4 — 1,838 New Cases, 5,289 More Recoveries, 39 Fatalities

Georgian authorities revealed 1,838 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the tally of the total confirmed cases to 580,869. In the meantime, 5,289 more patients have recovered, taking the number of recoveries to 541,610. The number of COVID-related fatalities rose by 39 to 8,185. To date, there are 31,048 active cases in the country (excluding Russian-occupied territories). The daily test positivity rate yesterday stood at 7.79%. 

Saturday, September 11

23:40 GMT+4 — 82 New Cases, 2 Fatalities in Abkhazia

Kremlin-backed Abkhaz authorities reported 82 new cases of COVID-19 in the occupied region, bringing the tally of the total confirmed cases to 26,112. Total covid-related deaths in the region rose to 392, with two new fatalities reported. No new recoveries were reported – the number of people cured from COVID rose to 21,780.

12:30 GMT+4 — 577,162 Citizens Fully Vaccinated

According to NCDC Georgia, 889,903 persons have received at least one dose of COVID-19 vaccine, including 577,162 that are fully vaccinated with two jabs. 

12:15 GMT+4 — Regional Breakdown of New Cases

Out of 2,533 new cases, 924 were reported in Tbilisi, the capital. In the regions, Imereti came first with 422 cases, followed by Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti – 243, Kakheti – 244, Adjara – 177, Shida Kartli – 150, Kvemo Kartli – 168, Mtskheta-Mtianeti – 77, Guria – 54,  Samtskhe-Javakheti – 55 and Racha-Lechkhumi and Kvemo Svaneti – 19.

12:00 GMT+4 —  2,533 New Cases, 1,762 More Recoveries, 57 Deaths

Georgia has reported daily 2,533 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the tally of the total confirmed cases to 579,031. In the meantime, 1,762 patients have recovered, taking the number of recoveries to 536,321. The number of fatalities increased by 57 to 8,146. To date, there are 34,538 active cases of COVID in the country (excluding Russian-occupied regions).

7-day test positivity rate stands at 7.5%, in comparison to 8.09% during the 14-day period.

Friday, September 10

23:40 GMT+4 — 110 New Cases in Abkhazia

Kremlin-backed Abkhaz authorities reported 110 new cases of COVID-19 in the occupied region, bringing the tally of the total confirmed cases to 26,030. Total covid-related fatalities in the region remain at 391, as no additional deaths were reported. No new recoveries reported – the number of people cured from COVID rose to 21,780.

11:20 GMT+4 — 553,912 Citizens Fully Vaccinated

According to NCDC Georgia, 879,384 persons have received at least one dose of COVID-19 vaccine, including 553,912 that are fully vaccinated with two jabs. 

11:15 GMT+4 — Regional Breakdown of New Cases

Out of 2,262 new cases, 827 were reported in Tbilisi, the capital. In the regions, Imereti came first with 335 cases, followed by Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti – 222, Kakheti – 216, Adjara – 211, Shida Kartli – 139, Kvemo Kartli – 129, Mtskheta-Mtianeti – 61, Guria – 59,  Samtskhe-Javakheti – 35 and Racha-Lechkhumi and Kvemo Svaneti – 28.

11:00 GMT+4 — 2,262 New Cases, 2,795 More Recoveries, 54 Deaths

Georgia has reported daily 2,262 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the tally of the total confirmed cases to 575,210. In the meantime, 2,795 patients have recovered, taking the number of recoveries to 534,559. The number of fatalities increased by 54 to 8,089. To date, there are 32,536 active cases of COVID in the country (excluding Russian-occupied regions).

7-day test positivity rate stands at 7.42%, in comparison to 8.27% during the 14-day period.

Thursday, September 9

23:50 GMT+4 — 86 New Cases, 20 Recoveries in Abkhazia

Kremlin-backed Abkhaz authorities reported 86 new cases of COVID-19 in the occupied region, bringing the tally of the total confirmed cases to 25,920. Total covid-related fatalities in the region remain at 391, as no additional deaths were reported. With 20 more recoveries, the number of people cured from COVID rose to 21,780.

11:10 GMT+4 — 536,394 Citizens Fully Vaccinated

According to NCDC Georgia, 869,483 persons have received at least one dose of COVID-19 vaccine, including 536,394 that are fully vaccinated with two jabs. 

11:05 GMT+4 — Regional Breakdown of New Cases

Out of 2,455 new cases, 890 were reported in Tbilisi, the capital. In the regions, Imereti came first with 342 cases, followed by Adjara – 249, Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti – 219, Kakheti – 211,  Kvemo Kartli – 170, Shida Kartli – 142, Guria – 92, Mtskheta-Mtianeti – 67, Samtskhe-Javakheti – 50 and Racha-Lechkhumi and Kvemo Svaneti – 23.

11:00 GMT+4 — 2,455 New Cases, 4,427 More Recoveries, 58 Deaths

Georgia has reported daily 2,455 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the tally of the total confirmed cases to 572,948. In the meantime, 4,427 patients have recovered, taking the number of recoveries to 531,764. The number of fatalities increased by 58 to 8,035. To date, there are 33,123 active cases of COVID in the country (excluding Russian-occupied regions).

7-day test positivity rate stands at 7.69%, in comparison to 8.48% during the 14-day period.

Wednesday, September 8

23:50 GMT+4 — 118 New Cases, 3 More Deaths in Abkhazia

Kremlin-backed Abkhaz authorities reported 118 new cases of COVID-19 in the occupied region, bringing the tally of the total confirmed cases to 25,834. Also, three more deaths were reported, bringing the number of COVID-related fatalities in the region to 391. With no new recoveries, the number of people cured from COVID remains at 21,760. 

11:05 GMT+4 — 509,722 Citizens Fully Vaccinated

According to NCDC Georgia, 856,956 persons have received at least one dose of COVID-19 vaccine, including 509,722 that are fully vaccinated with two jabs. 27,011 jabs were administered yesterday.

11:00 GMT+4 — Regional Breakdown of New Cases

Out of 2,571 new cases, 918 were reported in Tbilisi, the capital. In the regions, Imereti came first with 414 cases, Kakheti – 242, followed by Adjara – 224,  Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti – 204, Kvemo Kartli – 195, Shida Kartli – 150, Guria – 89, Mtskheta-Mtianeti – 49, Samtskhe-Javakheti – 49, and Racha-Lechkhumi and Kvemo Svaneti – 15.

10:55 GMT+4 — 2,571 New Cases, 3,668 More Recoveries, 60 Deaths

Georgia has reported daily 2,571 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the tally of the total confirmed cases to 570,493. In the meantime, 3,668 patients have recovered, taking the number of recoveries to 527,337. The number of fatalities increased by 60 to 7,977. To date, there are 35,153 active cases of COVID in the country (excluding Russian-occupied regions).

7-day test positivity rate stands at 7.69%, in comparison to 8.69% during the 14-day period.

Tuesday, September 7

23:00 GMT+4 — 94 New Cases, 35 More Recoveries, 1 More Death in Abkhazia

Kremlin-backed Abkhaz authorities reported 94 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the region’s rally of the total confirmed cases to 25,716. In the meantime, 35 patients have recovered, taking overall number of recoveries to 21,760. One more patient has died, bringing the number of COVID-related deaths in the region to 388.

20:00 GMT +4 — Parliament Waives COVID-Related Penalties

Parliament waived about GEL 80 million (USD 25 million) worth of accrued unpaid fines for violating COVID-19 related curbs. PM Irakli Garibashvili unveiled the initiative in June aiming to “relieve” the economic toll the pandemic took on Georgian citizens. MORE

13:40 GMT+4 — Municipal Transport to Resume from September 13 

The Government of Georgia announced today that the public transport, including in the capital city of Tbilisi, will resume starting from September 13, Monday. The municipal transport was suspended first during August 14 – september 3 period and then later the ban was extended through September 12, as the COVID cases spiked. Intercity transportation has been operational throughout this period. 

Also, the Government said the sports events will resume, albeit without spectators. All of sportsmen participants should be either vaccinated, or present PCR test performed in the past 72 hours or antigen test done in the past 24 hours for tournaments to be allowed, the Government noted. 

Other COVID-related curbs remain in effect. 

11:40 GMT+4 — 489,194 Citizens Fully Vaccinated

According to NCDC Georgia, 850,868 persons have received at least one dose of COVID-19 vaccine, including 489,194 that are fully vaccinated with two jabs. 24,262 jabs were administered yesterday.

11:30 GMT+4 — Regional Breakdown of New Cases

Out of 1,965 new cases, 651 were reported in Tbilisi, the capital. In the regions, Imereti came first with 288 cases, followed by Adjara – 201, Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti – 168, Kakheti – 161, Shida Kartli – 150, Kvemo Kartli – 100, Guria – 82, Mtskheta-Mtianeti – 80, Samtskhe-Javakheti – 51, and Racha-Lechkhumi and Kvemo Svaneti – 33.          

11:15 GMT+4 — 1,965 New Cases, 3,996 More Recoveries, 50 Deaths

Georgia has reported daily 1,965 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the tally of the total confirmed cases to 567,922. In the meantime, 3,996 patients have recovered, taking the number of recoveries to 523,669. The number of fatalities increased by 50 to 7,917. To date, there are 36,310 active cases of COVID in the country (excluding Russian-occupied regions).

7-day test positivity rate stands at 7.63%, in comparison to 8.77% during 14-day period.

Monday, September 6

23:00 GMT+4 — Abkhazia COVID Stats

Kremlin-backed authorities in Sokhumi reported 93 new cases, bringing the tally of the total confirmed cases to 25,622. In the meantime, 55 more patients have recovered, increasing the overall number of recoveries from COVID in the occupied region to 21,725. The number of COVID-related fatalities remains at 387.

11:05 GMT+4 — 480,613 Citizens Fully Vaccinated

According to NCDC Georgia, 845,620 persons have received at least one dose of COVID-19 vaccine, including 480,613 that are fully vaccinated with two jabs. 16,298 jabs were administered yesterday.

10:02 GMT+4 — Regional Breakdown of New Cases

Out of 1,120 new cases, 415 were reported in Tbilisi, the capital. In the regions, Imereti came first with 175 cases, followed by Adjara – 147, Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti – 94, Kakheti – 73, Kvemo Kartli – 48, Shida Kartli – 46, Mtskheta-Mtianeti – 40, Samtskhe-Javakheti – 35, Guria – 29 and Racha-Lechkhumi and Kvemo Svaneti 18.          

11:00 GMT+4 — 1,120 New Cases, 4,905 More Recoveries, 61 Deaths

Georgia has reported daily 1,120 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the tally of the total confirmed cases to 565,957. In the meantime, 4,905 patients have recovered, taking the number of recoveries to 519,673. The number of fatalities increased by 61 to 7,867. To date, there are 38,391 active cases of COVID in the country (excluding Russian-occupied regions).

7-day test positivity rate stands at 8.19%, in comparison to 9.15% during 14-day period.

Sunday, September 5

11:05 GMT+4 — 475,748 Citizens Fully Vaccinated

According to NCDC Georgia, 838,356 persons have received at least one dose of COVID-19 vaccine, including 475,748 that are fully vaccinated with two jabs. 22,733 jabs were administered yesterday.

11:00 GMT+4 — 2,210 New Cases, 5,587 More Recoveries, 74 Deaths

Georgia has reported daily 2,210 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the tally of the total confirmed cases to 564,837. In the meantime, 5,587 patients have recovered, taking the number of recoveries to 514,768. The number of fatalities increased by 74 to 7,806. To date, there are 42,237 active cases of COVID in the country (excluding Russian-occupied regions).

7-day test positivity rate stands at 8.33%, in comparison to 9.27% during 14-day period.

Saturday, September 4

11:10 GMT+4 — 454,486 persons fully vaccinated

According to NCDC Georgia, 831,256 people have received at least one jab of vaccine against COVID-19 since the vaccine rollout in mid-March, including 454,486 persons that are now fully vaccinated. 25,670 COVID vaccine jabs were administered yesterday.

10:55 GMT+4 — Regional Breakdown of New Cases

Out of 2,684 new cases, 1,080 were reported in Tbilisi, the capital. In the regions, Imereti came first with 262 cases, followed by Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti – 238, Kakheti – 232, Kvemo Kartli – 224, Adjara – 212, Shida Kartli – 198, Mtskheta-Mtianeti – 90, Guria – 78, Samtskhe-Javakheti – 43 and Racha-Lechkhumi and Kvemo Svaneti 27.

10:50 GMT+4 — 2,684 New Cases, 2,695 More Recoveries, 83 More Deaths

Georgia has reported 2,684 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the tally of the total confirmed cases to 562,627. In the meantime, 2,695 patients have recovered in the past 24 hours, taking the number of recoveries to 509,181. The number of COVID-related fatalities rose by 83 to 7,732. There are currently 45,688 active cases in the country (excluding the occupied regions).

Friday, September 3

11:25 GMT +4 — 437,094 persons fully vaccinated

According to NCDC Georgia, 822,297 people have received at least one jab of vaccine against COVID-19 since the vaccine rollout in mid-March, including 437,094 persons that are now fully vaccinated. 23,518 jabs were administered yesterday. 

11:20 GMT+4 — Regional Breakdown of New Cases

Out of 3,034 new cases registered in the past 24 hours, 1,202 were reported in Tbilisi, the capital city. In the regions, the highest number of new infections – 375 – were reported in Imereti, followed by Kakheti – 289, Adjara – 282, Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti – 237, Shida Kartli – 213, Kvemo Kartli – 188, Guria – 84, Mtskheta-Mtianeti – 72, Samtskhe-Javakheti – 69, Racha-Lechkhumi and Kvemo Svaneti – 23.                 

11:15 GMT+4 — 3,034 New Cases, Record 86 Deaths

Georgia has reported 3,034 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the tally of the total confirmed cases to 559,943. In the meantime, 3,952 patients have recovered in the past 24 hours, taking the number of recoveries to 506,486. The number of COVID-related fatalities rose by record 86 to 7,649. There are currently 45,782 active cases in the country (excluding the occupied regions).

Thursday, September 2

23:00 GMT+4 — COVID Stats in Abkhazia

Kremlin-backed authorities in Abkhazia reported 93 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the tally of the total confirmed cases to 25,417. In the meantime, 19 more patients have recovered, taking the number of recoveries to 21,399. Four more COVID-related deaths increased the number of fatalities to 384.

11:40 GMT +4 — 421,785 persons fully vaccinated

According to NCDC Georgia, 813,601 people have received at least one jab of vaccine against COVID-19 since the vaccine rollout in mid-March, including 421,785 persons that are now fully vaccinated. 23,916 jabs were administered yesterday. 

11:15 GMT+4 — Regional Breakdown of New Cases

Out of 3,212 new cases registered in the past 24 hours, 1,206 were reported in Tbilisi, the capital city. In the regions, the highest number of new infections – 453 – were reported in Imereti, followed by Adjara – 295, Kakheti – 289, Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti – 255, Shida Kartli – 231, Kvemo Kartli – 193, Mtskheta-Mtianeti – 108, Samtskhe-Javakheti – 86, Guria – 64, Racha-Lechkhumi and Kvemo Svaneti – 32.             

11:00 GMT+4 — 3,212 New Cases, Record 81 Deaths

Georgia has reported 3,212 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the tally of the total confirmed cases to 556,909. In the meantime, 5,017 patients have recovered in the past 24 hours, taking the number of recoveries to  502,534. The number of COVID-related fatalities rose by record 81 to  7,563. There are currently 46,786 active cases in the country (excluding the occupied regions).

Wednesday, September 1

23:00 GMT+4 — COVID stats in Abkhazia

Moscow-backed authorities in Abkhazia reported 125 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the tally of the total confirmed cases 25,324. The overall number of recoveries reached 21,380 as 215 more patients have recovered. Death toll remains at 380.

11:55 GMT+4 — 408,663 persons fully vaccinated

According to NCDC Georgia, 802,083 people have received at least one jab of vaccine against COVID-19 since the vaccine rollout in mid-March, including 408,663 persons that are now fully vaccinated. 26,201 jabs were administered yesterday. 

10:55 GMT+4 — Regional Breakdown of New Cases

Out of 3,886 new cases registered in the past 24 hours, 1,509 were reported in Tbilisi, the capital city. In the regions, the highest number of new infections – 487 – were reported in Imereti, followed by Adjara – 445, Kakheti – 369, Kvemo Kartli – 280, Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti – 279, Shida Kartli – 223, Guria – 97, Samtskhe-Javakheti – 86, Mtskheta-Mtianeti – 84, Racha-Lechkhumi and Kvemo Svaneti – 27. 

10:50 GMT+4 — 3,886 New Cases, 74 More Deaths

Georgia has reported 3,886 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the tally of the total confirmed cases to 553,697. In the meantime, 4,103 patients have recovered in the past 24 hours, taking the number of recoveries to 497,517. The number of COVID-related fatalities rose by 74 to 7,482. There are currently 48,672 active cases in the country (excluding the occupied regions).

Tuesday, August 31

23:00 GMT+4 — COVID in Abkhazia

Abkhaz authorities reported 111 new cases of COVID-19 in the occupied region, that brought the tally of the total confirmed cases to 25,199. No new patients have recovered, and the number of recoveries remains at 21,165. Two more deaths brought the number of COVID-related fatalities in the region to 380.

11:00 GMT+4 — 393,764 persons fully vaccinated

According to NCDC Georgia, 790,542 people have received at least one jab of vaccine against COVID-19 since the vaccine rollout in mid-March, including 393,764 persons that are now fully vaccinated. 25,670 jabs were administered yesterday. 

10:55 GMT+4 — Regional Breakdown of New Cases

Out of 4,778 new cases registered in the past 24 hours, 1,888 were reported in Tbilisi, the capital city. In the regions,  the highest number of new infections – 608 – were reported in Imereti, followed by the eastern Kakheti region with 438 new cases. As for the remaining provinces: Adjara – 423, Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti – 405, Shida Kartli – 364, Kvemo Kartli – 244, Mtskheta-Mtianeti – 159, Guria – 146, Samtskhe-Javakheti – 67, Racha-Lechkhumi and Kvemo Svaneti – 36.

10:50 GMT+4 — 4,778 New Cases, 79 More Deaths

Georgia has reported 4,778 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the tally of the total confirmed cases to 549,811. In the meantime, 4,753 patients have recovered in the past 24 hours, taking the number of recoveries to 493,414. The number of COVID-related fatalities rose by 79 to  7,408. There are currently 48,963 active cases in the country (excluding the occupied regions).

Monday, August 30

23:00 GMT+4 — Total Cases Surpass 25 Thousand in Abkhazia

Abkhaz authorities reported 136 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the tally of the total confirmed cases in the occupied region to 25,088. In the meantime, 399 more patients have recovered, taking the number of recoveries 21,165. The number of COVID-related fatalities rose by 6 to 378.

11:00 GMT+4 — 383,454 Persons Fully Vaccinated

According to NCDC Georgia, 780,948 persons have received at least one shot of COVID-19 vaccine, among them are 383,454 that are fully vaccinated with two jabs. This means 13.4% of adult population are now fully vaccinated, it said. 17,670 jabs were administered yesterday.

10:55 GMT+4 — Regional Breakdown of New Cases

Out of 1,915 new cases, 727 were revealed in Tbilisi, the capital. In the regions: Adjara – 247, Imereti – 180, Kakheti – 174, Samegrelo – Zemo Svaneti – 171, Shida Kartli – 140, Kvemo Kartli -88, Guria – 72, Samtskhe-Javakheti – 53, Mtskheta-Mtianeti – 32, Racha-Lechkhumi and Kvemo Svaneti – 31. 

10:50 GMT+4 — 49,017 Active Cases

Georgia has reported 1,915 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the tally of the total confirmed cases to 545,033. In the meantime, 5,929 patients have recovered in the past 24 hours, taking the number of recoveries to 488,661. The number of COVID-related fatalities rose by 78 to 7,329. There are currently 49,017 active cases in the country (excluding the occupied regions).

Sunday, August 29

11:00 GMT+4 — 374,870 persons fully vaccinated

According to NCDC Georgia, 771,055 people have received at least one jab of vaccine against COVID-19 since the vaccine rollout in mid-March, including 374,870 persons that are now fully vaccinated. 20,678 jabs were administered yesterday. 

10:55 GMT+4 — Regional Breakdown of New Cases

Our of 2,669 new cases, 1,004 were reported in Tbilisi, the capital. In the regions: Adjara – 385, Imereti – 327, Kakheti – 247, Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti – 183, Kvemo Kartli – 181, Shida Kartli – 129, Mtskheta-Mtianeti – 75, Samtskhe-Javakheti – 57, Guria – 66, Racha-Lechkhumi and Kvemo Svaneti – 15. 

10:50 GMT+4 — 2,669 New Cases, 6,177 More Recoveries, 76 New Fatalities

Georgia has reported 2,669 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the tally of the total confirmed cases to 543,118. In the meantime, 6,177 patients have recovered in the past 24 hours, taking the number of recoveries to 482,732. The number of COVID-related fatalities rose by 76 to 7,251. There are currently 53,109 active cases in the country (excluding the occupied regions).

Saturday, August 28

11:00 GMT+4 — 361,310 People Fully Vaccinated

According to NCDC Georgia, 760,899 persons in Georgia received at least one dose of COVID vaccine. Among them 361,310 persons are fully vaccinated with two jabs. 26,734 people received their vaccine shots, either first or the second dose, yesterday.

10:55 GMT+4 — Regional Breakdown of New Cases

Out of new cases, 1,755 were reported in Tbilisi, the capital. In the regions: 456 – Adjara, 447 – Imereti, 389 – Kakheti, 304 – Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti, 295 – Kvemo Kartli, 254 – Shida Kartli, 121 – Guria, 102 – Mtskheta-Mtianeti, 86 – Samtskhe-Javakheti, 38 – Racha-Lechkhumi and Kvemo Svaneti. 

10:50 GMT+4 — 4,247 New Cases, 3,053 More Recoveries, 74 More Deaths

Georgia has reported 4,247 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the tally of the total confirmed cases to 540,449. In the meantime, 3,053 more patients have recovered, with the overall number of recoveries now standing at 476,555. The number of fatalities rose by 74 to 7,175.

To date, there are 56,693 active cases of infection in the country (excluding Russian-occupied regions).

Friday, August 27

23:00 GMT+4 — Abkhazia COVID Stats

Abkhaz authorities reported 133 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the tally of the total confirmed cases in the occupied region to 24,952. In the meantime, 258 patients have recovered, taking the number of recoveries to 20,766. The number of COVID-related fatalities rose by 372.

11:00 GMT+4 — 345,315 Fully Vaccinated

NCDC Georgia has reported that as of this morning 749,754 persons have received at least one shot of COVID vaccine, among them 345,315 are fully vaccinated with two jabs. 26,414 jabs were administered yesterday.

10:55 GMT+4 — Regional Breakdown of New Cases

Out of 4,031 new cases registered in the past 24 hours, 1,639 were reported in Tbilisi, the capital city. In the regions,  the highest number of new infections – 493 – were reported in Imereti, followed by the coastal Adjara region with 449 new cases. As for the remaining provinces: Kakheti – 343, Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti – 294, Kvemo Kartli – 247, Shida Kartli – 222, Guria – 127, Mtskheta-Mtianeti – 83, Samtskhe-Javakheti – 100, Racha-Lechkhumi and Kvemo Svaneti – 34.

10:50 GMT+4 — 4,031 New Cases, 4,585 More Recoveries, 73 More Deaths

Georgia has reported 4,031 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the tally of total confirmed cases to 536,202. In the meantime, 4,585 patients have recovered, taking the number of recoveries to 473,502. The number of COVID-related deaths rose by 73 to 7,101. To date, the number of active cases stands at 55,573.

Thursday, August 26

23:00 GMT+4 — Abkhazia COVID Stats

Abkhaz authorities have reported 110 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the tally of the total confirmed cases in the occupied region to 24,819. In the meantime, 58 more patients have recovered, taking the number of recoveries to 20,508. The number of fatalities remains at 370.

11:00 GMT+4 — 331,736 Fully Vaccinated

NCDC Georgia has reported that as of this morning 734,112 persons have received at least one shot of COVID vaccine, among them 331,736 are fully vaccinated with two jabs. 26,700 jabs were administered yesterday.

10:55 GMT+4 — Regional Breakdown of 4,128 New Cases

Out of 4,128 new cases registered in the past 24 hours, 1,540 were reported in Tbilisi, the capital city. In the regions, coastal Adjara region comes first with 494, followed by Imereti with 462 new cases. As for the remaining provinces: Kakheti – 361, Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti – 334, Kvemo Kartli – 312, Shida Kartli – 274, Guria – 119, Mtskheta-Mtianeti – 102, Samtskhe-Javakheti – 99, Racha-Lechkhumi and Kvemo Svaneti – 31.

10:50 GMT+4 — COVID Deaths Surpass 7,000

Georgia has reported 4,128 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the tally of total confirmed cases to 532,171. In the meantime, 5,611 patients have recovered, taking the number of recoveries to 468,917. The number of COVID-related deaths rose by 79 to 7,028. To date, the number of active cases stands at 56,200.

Wednesday, August 25

23:00 GMT+4 — Abkhazia COVID Stats

Abkhaz authorities have reported 139 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the tally of the total confirmed cases to 24,709. In the meantime, 143 patients have recovered, taking the number of recoveries to 20,450. The number of COVID-related fatalities rose by 4 to 370.

11:10 GMT+4 — 318,912 fully vaccinated

According to NCDC Georgia, 719,380 persons in Georgia received at least one dose of COVID-19 vaccine, among them 318,912 were fully vaccinated with two jabs. Daily 28,196 jabs were administered yesterday. 

11:05 GMT+4 – Regional Breakdown of New Cases 

Out of 5,021 new cases, 2,030 were reported in Tbilisi, the capital. In the regions, most new infections were reported in Adjara, the coastal region, and Imereti, with 599 and 598 daily cases, respectively. As for the remaining new cases: Kakheti – 446, Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti – 336, Kvemo Kartli – 333, Shida Kartli – 331, Mtskheta-Mtianeti – 114, Guria – 111, Samtskhe-Javakheti – 90, Racha-Lechkhumi and Kvemo Svaneti – 33.  

11:00 GMT+4 — 5,021 New Cases, 5,041 More Recoveries, 58 More Fatalities

Georgia has reported 5,021 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the tally of the total confirmed cases to 528,043. In addition, 5,041 persons have recovered, taking the number of recoveries to 463,306. The number of COVID-19 fatalities rose by 58 to 6,949. The number of active cases to date stands at 57,762.

Tuesday, August 24

23:00 GMT+4 — Abkhazia COVID Stats

Kremlin-backed authorities in Abkhazia have reported 123 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the tally of the total confirmed cases to 24,570. In the meantime, 262 more patients have recovered, taking the number of recoveries to 20,307. The number of fatalities rose by 1 to 366.

11:10 GMT+4 — 306,151 fully vaccinated

According to NCDC Georgia, 703,945 persons in Georgia received at least one dose of COVID-19 vaccine, among them 306,151 were fully vaccinated with two jabs. A record daily 30,067 jabs were administered yesterday. 

11:05 GMT+4 – Regional Breakdown of New Cases – Tbilisi, Imereti, Adjara Major Hotspots

Out of 5,924 new cases, 2,302 were reported in Tbilisi, the capital. In the regions, Imereti with 803 new cases overtook Adjara, the coastal region where 629 cases of virus were reported. As for the remaining new cases: Kakheti – 537, Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti – 412, Shida Kartli – 381, Kvemo Kartli – 376, Guria – 157, Mtskheta-Mtianeti – 165, Racha-Lechkhumi and Kvemo Svaneti – 85, Samtskhe-Javakheti – 77.  

11:00 GMT+4 — 5,924 New Cases, 4,777 More Recoveries, 60 More Fatalities

Georgia has reported 5,924 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the tally of the total confirmed cases to 523,022. In addition, 4,777 persons have recovered, taking the number of recoveries to 458,265. The number of COVID-19 fatalities rose by 60 to 6,891. The number of active cases to date stands at 57,840.

Monday, August 23

23:00 GMT+4 — Abkhazia COVID Stats

Abkhaz authorities have reported 137 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the tally of the total confirmed cases to 24,447. In the meantime, 437 more patients have recovered, taking the overall number of recoveries to 20,045. Five more COVID patients have died, increasing the number of COVID-related fatalities to 365.

11:10 GMT+4 — 294,365 persons fully vaccinated

NCDC Georgia has reported that as of this morning 685,448 persons have received at least one jab of vaccine against COVID-19, among them are 294,365 people that are fully vaccinated with two doses. 17,670 jabs were administered yesterday.

11:05 GMT+4 — Regional Breakdown of New Cases

Out of 2,354 new cases, 942 were reported in Tbilisi, the capital city. In the regions, coastal Adjara region came first with 368 new cases, followed by Imereti – 316, Kakheti – 166, Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti – 156, Shida Kartli – 108, Kvemo Kartli – 108, Samtskhe-Javakheti – 75, Guria – 64, Mtskheta-Mtianeti – 33, Racha-Lechkhumi and Kvemo Svaneti – 18.

11:00 GMT+4 — 2,354 New Cases, 5,200 More Recoveries, 60 Deaths

Georgia has reported 2,354 new cases, bringing the tally of total confirmed cases to 517,098. Also, 5,200 more patients have recovered, taking the number of recoveries to 453,488. The number of fatalities increased by 60 to 6,831. To date, the number of active cases stands at 56,753.

The daily test positivity rate stood at 10.29%. The figure for 14 days and 7 days stood at 10.94% and 10.8%, respectively.  

Sunday, August 22

11:10 GMT+4 — 286,187 persons fully vaccinated

NCDC Georgia has reported that as of this morning 675,978 persons have received at least one jab of vaccine against COVID-19, among them are 286,187 people that are fully vaccinated with two doses. 23,303 jabs were administered yesterday.

11:05 GMT+4 — Regional Breakdown of New Cases

Out of 3,803 new cases, 1,425 were reported in Tbilisi, the capital city. In the regions, coastal Adjara region came first with 598 new cases, followed by Imereti – 506, Kakheti – 327, Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti – 246, Shida Kartli – 168, Kvemo Kartli – 163, Guria – 161, Samtskhe-Javakheti – 104, Mtskheta-Mtianeti – 69, Racha-Lechkhumi and Kvemo Svaneti – 36.

11:00 GMT+4 — 3,803 New Cases, 5,332 More Recoveries, 48 More Deaths

Georgia has reported 3,803 new cases, bringing the tally of total confirmed cases to 514,744. Also, 5,332 more patients have recovered, taking the number of recoveries to 448,288. The number of fatalities increased by 48 to 6,771. To date, the number of active cases stands at 59,659.

Noteworthy, the daily test positivity rate stood at 11,3%. The figure for 14 days and 7 days stood at 10,92% and 10,8%, respectively.  

Saturday, August 21

23:00 GMT+4 — 120 New Cases, 132 More Recoveries in Abkhazia

Kremlin-backed authorities in Abkhazia reported 120 new cases of COVID-19. The tally of total confirmed cases now stands at 24,310. In the meantime, 132 more patients have recovered, increasing the overall number of recoveries from virus to 19,608. COVID death toll remains at 360.

11:10 GMT+4 — 276,917 Fully Vaccinated

NCDC Georgia has reported that as of this morning 661,788 persons have received at least one dose of vaccine against COVID-19, among them are 276,917 people that have received full vaccination. Record high 28,555 jabs were administered yesterday.

11:05 GMT+4 — Regional Breakdown of New Cases

1,930 cases were reported in Tbilisi, the capital. In the regions: With 638 new cases Imereti, most populous region, overtook coastal region of Adjara, where 602 more people are infected with the virus. Easternmost Kakheti region has 471 new cases, Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti – 298, Shida Kartli – 272, Kvemo Kartli – 249, Guria – 157, Samtskhe-Javakheti – 130, Mtskheta-Mtianeti – 114, Racha-Lechkhumi and Kvemo Svaneti has 40 new cases.

11:00 GMT+4 — Record Daily 74 Deaths, 4,901 New Cases, 2,586 Recoveries

Georgia has reported 4,901 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the tally of the total confirmed cases to 510,941. In the meantime, 2,586 persons have recovered, taking the number of recoveries to 442,956. The authorities reported 74 new COVID-related deaths, highest-ever daily deaths since the onset of the pandemic. COVID death toll in Georgia (excluding occupied territories) stands at 6,723.

Currently, 61,236 people are infected with COVID, the highest ever figure since the pandemic outbreak.

Friday, August 20

23:00 GMT+4 — Abkhazia’s COVID Death Toll Reaches 360

Kremlin-backed authorities in Abkhazia have confirmed 123 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the tally of total confirmed cases to 24,190. In the meantime, 68 more patients have recovered, taking the number of recoveries to 19,476. The Abkhaz authorities also reported three new COVID-related deaths, taking the death toll since the onset of the pandemic to 360.

16:00 GMT+4 — Public Service Halls, Community Centers to Book Vaccine Appointments

Persons willing to book vaccine appointments are now able to approach public service halls and community centers for the service, National Center for Disease Control said. For this, those wanting to sign up can go to respective institutions without a prior appointment or call 2-405-405.

The service is available Monday-Friday from 09:00 to 18:00. The public service halls in Tbilisi and Batumi will provide vaccine booking services on weekends from 10:00 to 17:00 as well.

13:00 GMT+4 — First Patients Admitted at Digomi Field Hospital

Digomi field hospital has yesterday admitted first nine COVID-19 patients, Deputy Health Minister Tamar Gabunia said, assessing their conditions as “averagely severe.” The hospital will start working today, she added.

The Health Ministry has started arranging field hospitals since August 15 as the country was running out of hospital beds amid surging infection cases. The first two hospitals were set up at the Olympic Village in Digomi and Technical Training Center in Samgori, both in the capital city. Further field hospitals are reportedly planned to be opened in western Imereti and Adjara regions.

Digomi field hospital. Photo: Ministry of Health

11:00 GMT+4 — 266,962 Persons Fully Vaccinated

NCDC Georgia has reported that as of this morning, 640,703 persons have received at least one shot of vaccine against COVID, among them are 266,962 that have received full vaccination with two jabs. 23,986 persons were vaccinated yesterday.

10:55 GMT+4 — Regional Breakdown of New Cases

Out of 4,743 new cases reported today, 1,860 were revealed in Tbilisi, the capital. In the regions: coastal region of Adjara – 677, Imereti – 573, Kakheti – 386, Shida Kartli – 304, Samgrelo-Zemo Svaneti – 297, Kvemo Kartli – 277, Guria – 120, Mtskheta-Mtianeti – 113, Samtskhe-Javakheti – 98, Racha-Lechkhumi and Kvemo Svaneti – 38. 

10:50 GMT+4 — 4743 New Cases, 3,393 More Recoveries, 59 Fatalities 

Georgia has reported 4,743 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the tally of the total confirmed cases to 506,040. In the meantime, 3,393 more persons have recovered, bringing the number of recoveries to 440,370. The number of COVID-19 related fatalities rose by 59 to 6,649. To date, the number of active cases stands at 58,995, the highest-ever for Georgia since the onset of the pandemic. 

Thursday, August 19

23:00 GMT+4 — Total Confirmed Cases Surpass 24 Thousand in Abkhazia

Kremlin-backed authorities in Abkhazia reported 119 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the tally of the total confirmed cases in the occupied region to 24,067. With no new recoveries, the overall number of recoveries remains at 19,408. Three new fatalities were reported, increasing recorded COVID-related deaths in the region to 357.

13:00 GMT+4 — Universal Vaccination Centers Open in Tbilisi, Mtskheta, Batumi, and Zugdidi

Universal vaccination centers have opened in Tbilisi, Mtskheta (Mtskheta-Mtianeti region), Batumi (Adjara), and Zugdidi (Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti), allowing the administration of vaccine shots without prior booking.

The respective centers are open at the following locations in Tbilisi:

  • The 1st building of Tbilisi State Medical University at 33, Vazha Pshavela avenue, open every day from 9:00 to 20:00.
  • The 6th building of the Technical University at 77, Kostava street, open every day from 10:00 to 20:00.
  • Georgian National University (SEU) at 19, Tsinandali street, open every day from 10:00 to 18:00.
  • Express Medical Service, Hualing Tbilisi Sea Plaza at 22, Jumber Lezhava street, open evey day from 10:00 to 17:30.
  • Lilo Mall at 112, Kakheti Highway, open every day from 10:00 to 16:00.

In Mtskheta: Mtskheta Sport and Wellness Center at 9, Samkhedro street, open Monday-Friday from 10:00 to 18:00.

Batumi: Shota Rustaveli State University, at 32/35 Rustaveli/Ninoshvili street, open every day from 10:00 to 17:00.

Zugdidi: Public Healthcare Center of the Zugdidi Municipality at 89, Rustaveli street, open Monday-Friday from 10:00 to 18:00.

11:00 GMT+4 — 258,303 Persons Fully Vaccinated

According to NCDC Georgia, as of this morning, 625,267 persons have received at least one jab of vaccine against COVID-19, among them 258,303 have taken two shots and are fully vaccinated. 26,303 jabs were administered yesterday.

10:55 GMT+4 — Regional Breakdown of New Cases

Out of 4,921 new cases, 1,948 were revealed in Tbilisi, the capital. In the regions: coastal Adjara region – 739, Imereti – 626, Kakheti – 386, Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti – 276, Shida Kartli – 257, Kvemo Kartli – 254,Samtskhe-Javakheti – 147, Guria – 135, Mtskheta-Mtianeti – 116, Racha-Lechkhumi and Kvemo Svaneti – 37.  

10:50 GMT+4 — 4,921 New Cases, 4,471 More Recoveries, 58 New Fatalities

Georgia has reported 4,921 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the tally of the total confirmed cases to 501,297. In the meantime, 4,471 more patients have recovered, taking the number of recoveries to 436,977. The number of COVID-related fatalities rose by 58 to 6,590.  To date, the number of active cases stands at 57,704, the highest ever since the onset of the pandemic. 

Wednesday, August 18

23:00 GMT+4 — COVID in Abkhazia

Kremlin-backed authorities in Abkhazia reported 135 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the tally of the total confirmed cases in the occupied region to 23,948. In the meantime, 23 more patients have recovered, taking the number of recoveries to 19,408. Four new fatalities were reported, increasing recorded COVID-related deaths in the region to 354.

11:00 GMT+4 — 251,447 Citizens Fully Vaccinated 

NCDC Georgia reported that 605,609 persons have received at least one shot of COVID-19 vaccine, among them 251,609 were fully vaccinated with two shots. 25,241 citizens received their shots – the first or the second – yesterday.

10:45 GMT+4 — Regional Breakdown of New Cases

Out of 5,914 new cases, 2,298 were reported in Tbilisi, the capital. In the regions: Adjara – 877, Imereti – 789, Kakheti – 452, Kvemo Kartli – 355, Shida Kartli – 318, Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti – 313, Guria – 188, Mtskheta-Mtianeti – 140, Samtskhe-Javakheti – 122,Racha-Lechkhumi and Kvemo Svaneti – 62.

10:40 GMT+4 — 5,914 New Cases, 3,316 More Recoveries, 49 More Deaths

Georgia reported 5,914 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the tally of the total confirmed cases to 496,376. Also, 3,316 patients have recovered, taking the number of recoveris to 432,506. The number of COVID-19 related fatalities rose by 49 to 6,532. To date, the number of active cases stands at 57,312.

Daily test positivity rate yesterday stood at 10,40%.

Tuesday, August 17

23:00 GMT+4 — 162 New Cases, 178 More Recoveries, Five More Deaths in Abkhazia

Kremlin-backed authorities in Abkhazia reported 162 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the tally of the total confirmed cases in the occupied region to 23,813. In the meantime, 178 more patients have recovered, taking the number of recoveries to 19,385. Five new fatalities were reported, increasing recorded COVID-related deaths in the region to 350.

11:30 GMT+4 — Face Masks Mandatory Outdoors Again

The Inter-Agency Coordination Council, tasked with fighting COVID pandemic in Georgia, announced today that wearing face masks are mandatory outdoors again, effective starting today.

Georgia ended mandatory face mask-wearing outdoors on June 22. Since August 10, however, Georgian authorities brought back the regulation of wearing face masks outdoors in places where five people are gathered. 

11:15 GMT+4 – 245,207 Persons Fully Vaccinated

According to NCDC Georgia, as of this morning 586,608 citizens have received at least one jab of vaccine against COVID-19, among them are 245,207 are fully vaccinated with two doses. 

10:50 GMT+4 — Regional Breakdown of New Cases

Out of 6,208 new cases, 2,540 were reported in Tbilisi, the capital. In the regions: coastal Adjara region – 810, Imereti – 782, Kakheti – 513, Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti – 368, Shida Kartli – 363, Kvemo Kartli – 307, Guria – 172, Mtskheta-Mtianeti – 157, Samtskhe-Javakheti – 146, Racha-Lechkhumi and Kvemo Svaneti – 50.

10:45 GMT+4 — Record 6,208 New Cases, 3,539 More Recoveries, 47 Fatalities

Georgian authorities reported 6,208 new cases of COVID-19, the highest daily increase since the onset of the pandemic. The tally of total confirmed cases now stands at 490,462. In the meantime, 3,539 persons have recovered, bringing the number of recoveries to 429,190. The number of COVID-related fatalities rose by 47 to 6,483. To date, the number of active cases stands at 54,763, a record high for Georgia. 

The daily test positivity rate yesterday stood at 12.97%. 

Monday, August 16

23:00 GMT+4 — COVID Death Toll Reaches 345 in Abkhazia

97 new cases of COVID-19 were reported in Abkhazia, bringing the tally of total confirmed cases in the occupied region to 23,651. The number of recoveries rose by 90 to 19,207. Three more fatalities were recorded, increasing the number of COVID-related deaths in the region to 345.

11:10 GMT+4 — 238,871 Persons Fully Vaccinated

According to NCDC Georgia, 806,681 shots of COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in Georgia as of this morning, with 238,871 persons counting as fully vaccinated. 

11:05 GMT+4 — Regional Breakdown of New Cases

Out of 2,676 new cases reported today, 958 were reported in Tbilisi, the capital. In the regions: 538 in coastal Adjara region, 319 – Imereti, Kakheti – 297, Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti – 161, Kvemo Kartli – 115, Shida Kartli – 80, Guria – 77, Samtskhe-Javakheti – 74, Mtskheta-Mtianeti – 43, Racha-Lechkhumi and Kvemo Svaneti – 14. 

11:00 GMT+4 — 2,676 New Cases, 4,119 More Recoveries, 30 Fatalities

Georgian authorities revealed 2,676 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the tally of the total confirmed cases to 484,254. In the meantime, 4,119 patients have recovered, taking the number of recoveries to 425,651. The number of COVID-related fatalities rose by 30 to 6,436. To date, the number of active cases stands at 52,141. 

Daily test positivity rate stood at 10.4% yesterday. 

Sunday, August 15

11:10 GMT+4 — 237,149 Persons Fully Vaccinated

According to NCDC Georgia, 554,714 persons received at least one shot of COVID-19 vaccine, among them 237,149 persons have been vaccinated fully with two jabs as of this morning. 

11:05 GMT+4 — Regional Breakdown of New Cases

Out of 4,314 new cases reported today, 1,687 were reported in Tbilisi, the capital. In the regions: 772 in coastal Adjara region, 618 – Imereti, Kakheti – 317, Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti – 247, Kvemo Kartli – 202, Shida Kartli – 175, Guria – 129, Samtskhe-Javakheti – 88, Mtskheta-Mtianeti – 59, Racha-Lechkhumi and Kvemo Svaneti – 20. 

11:00 GMT+4 — 4,314 New Cases, 4,519 More Recoveries, 35 Fatalities

Georgian authorities revealed 4,314 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the tally of the total confirmed cases to 481,587. In the meantime, 4,519 patients have recovered, taking the number of recoveries to 421,532. The number of COVID-related fatalities rose by 35 to 6,406. To date, the number of active cases stands at 53,614. 

Daily test positivity rate stood at 12.66% yesterday. 

Saturday, August 14

23:00 GMT+4 — COVID Stats in Abkhazia

Kremlin-backed authorities in Abkhazia reported 98 new cases of COVID, bringing the number of total confirmed cases in the region to 23,554. No new recoveries were reported. One more fatality increased the number of COVID-related deaths in the occupied region to 342.

11:05 GMT+4 — Regional Breakdown of New Cases

Out of 5,579 new cases of COVID, 2,355 were reported in Tbilisi, the capital. In the regions: coastal Adjara region – 746, Imereti – 667, Kakheti – 418, Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti – 364, Shida Kartli – 345, Kvemo Kartli – 281, Guria – 133, Mtskheta-Mtianeti – 125, Samtskhe-Javakheti – 104, Racha-Lechkhumi and Kvemo Svaneti – 41. 

11:00 GMT+4 — 5,579 New Cases, 1,867 More Recoveries, 50 Fatalities

Georgian authorities have reported 5,579 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the tally of total confirmed cases to 477,264. In the meantime, 1,867 more patients have recovered, taking the number of recoveries to 417,013. The number of COVID-related fatalities rose by 50 to 6,371. 

To date, the number of active cases stands at 53,854. Test positivity rate for yesterday to 10.61%.

Friday, August 13

23:00 GMT+4 — COVID Situation in Abkhazia

Abkhaz authorities have reported 69 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the tally of the total confirmed cases in the occupied region to 23,456. In the meantime, 91 persons have recovered, taking the number of recoveries to 19,117. One more fatality was recorded, bringing the number of COVID-related deaths in the coastal region to 341.

11:10 GMT+4 — 225,053 People Fully Vaccinated

According to NCDC Georgia, 516,300 people have received at least one dose of COVID-19 vaccine, among them 223,053 are fully vaccinated. 25,432 jabs were administered yesterday. 

11:00 GMT+4 — Regional Breakdown of New Cases

Out of 5,359 new cases, 2,187 were reported in Tbilisi, the capital. As for the regions: 813 in coastal Adjara region, Imereti – 698, Kakheti – 372, Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti – 335, Shida Kartli – 307, Mtskheta-Mtianeti – 148, Samtskhe-Javakheti – 102, Guria – 92, Racha-Lechkhumi and Kvemo Svaneti – 35. 

10:55 GMT+4 — 5,359 New Cases, 2,726 More Recoveries, 42 More Fatalities

Georgia has reported 5,359 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the tally of total confirmed cases in the country (excluding occupied regions) to 471,685. In the meantime, 2,726 more patients have recovered, taking the overall number of recoveries to 415,146. The number of COVID-related fatalities rose by 42 to 6,321. 

The number of active cases stood at 50,192. Daily test positivity rate yesterday was at 10.52%. 

Thursday, August 12

23:50 GMT+4 – COVID-related Deaths Reach 340 in Abkhazia

Kremlin-backed authorities in Abkhazia revealed 84 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the tally of total confirmed cases to 23,387 in the occupied region. In the meantime, 120 more recoveries were reported, taking the number of recoveries overall to 19,026. Four more COVID-related deaths were reported, increasing the number of fatalities to 340. 

17:00 GMT+4 – Government Unveils New Restrictions 

The Government of Georgia unveiled three-weeks-long plan of restrictions aimed to curb the spread of virus, including the suspension of municipal transport during August 14 – September 4 period. Intercity transport will remain operational, however.

In addition, festivals, concerts, children amusement centers, and sports events (except for planned international sports events) will be banned, while restraurants, bars and other food facilities will have to end working hours at 23:00, instead of finishing at midnight.

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11:00 GMT+4 — 218,167 People Fully Vaccinated

NCDC Georgia reported that as of yesterday 497,752 people have receiver at least one shot of COVID vaccine, among them 218,167 persons have been fully vaccinated. A daily record high 25,933 jabs were administered yesterday.

10:55 GMT+4 — Regional Breakdown of New Cases

Out of 5,128 new cases of COVID, 2,326 were reported in Tbilisi, the capital. In the regions: coastal region of Adjara – 811, Imereti – 537, Kakheti – 398, Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti -287, Shida Kartli – 280, Kvemo Kartli – 246, Guria – 106, Samtskhe-Javakheti – 102, Mtskheta-Mtianeti – 101, Racha-Lechkhumi and Kvemo Svaneti – 24. 

10:50 GMT+4 — 5,128 New Cases, 3,310 More Recoveries, 49 Fatalities

Georgian authorities have reported 5,128 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the tally of the total confirmed cases to 466,326. The daily test positivity rate stood at 10.43%. In the meantime, 3,310 persons have recovered, taking the number of recoveries to 412,420. The number of fatalities rose by 49 to 6,279. To date, tally of active cases stands at 47,601, the highest ever for Georgia since the onset of the pandemic. 

Wednesday, August 11

23:30 GMT+4 — COVID Stats in Abkhazia

Kremlin-backed authorities in Abkhazia reported 104 new cases of COVID-19,, taking the tally of total confirmed cases in the occupied region to 23,303. Also, 479 more patients have recovered, increasing overall number of recoveries to 18,906. Two more COVID infected patients have died, bringing the number of COVID-related deaths to 336.

11:10 GMT+4 — 210,776 Persons Fully Vaccinated

NCDC Georgia reported that as of yesterday 478,164 persons have received at least one jab of COVID-19 vaccine, among them, 210,776 have been fully vaccinated with two doses. 23,935 jabs were administered yesterday, making it the highest daily figure since the start of the vaccination rollout in mid-March. 

11:05 GMT+4 — Regional Breakdown of New Cases

Out of 5,352 new cases, 2,363 were reported in Tbilisi, the capital. As for the regions: Adjara – 905, Imereti – 564, Kakheti – 340, Shida Kartli – 285, Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti – 281, Kvemo Kartli – 262, Mtskheta-Mtianeti – 134, Guria -124, Samtskhe-Javakheti – 70, Racha-Lechkhumi and Kvemo Svaneti – 24. 

11:00 GMT+4 — 5,352 New Cases, 2,635 More Recoveries, 48 Fatalities

Georgian health authorities reported 5,352 new cases of COVID, taking the tally of total confirmed cases to 461,198. In the meantime, 2,635 persons have recovered, bringing the number of recoveries to 409,110. The number of COVID-related fatalities rose by 48 to 6,230. 

To date, the number of active cases stands at 45,832, the highest ever for Georgia since the onset of the pandemic. Noteworthy, daily test positivity rate stands at 10.61%.

Tuesday, August 10

23:30 GMT+4 — COVID Stats in Abkhazia

Abkhaz authorities have reported 105 new cases of COVID-19, which brough the number of total confirmed cases in the region to 23,199. In the meantime, 162 patients have recovered, bringing the overall number of recoveries to 18,427. Four more fatalities increased the tally of COVID-related deaths in the region to 334.

11:10 GMT+4 — 664,997 Persons Vaccinated

According to NCDC Georgia, 664,997 persons have been vaccinated against COVID. Among them, 204,234 have been fully vaccinated. 23,744 persons received their jabs yesterday, a daily record-high since vaccination rollout in mid-March. 

11:05 GMT+4 — Regional Breakdown of New Cases

Out of 5,697 new cases, 2,600 were reported in Tbilisi, the capital city. As for the regions: coastal Adjara region – 678, Imereti – 649, Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti – 363, Kakheti – 359, Shida Kartli – 289, Kvemo Kartli – 254, Mtskheta-Mtianeti – 191, Guria – 170, Samtskhe-Javakheti – 101, Racha-Lechkhumi and Kvemo Svaneti -41. 

11:00 GMT+4 – 5,697 New Cases, 2,713 More Recoveries, 54 Fatalities

Georgian health authorities have revealed 5,697 new cases of COVID-19 – a record high daily number since the onset of the pandemic, bringing the tally of total confirmed cases to 455,846. The number of recoveries rose by 2,713 to 406,475. In the meantime, 54 more patients have died, taking the number of COVID-related fatalities in the country (excluding occupied Abkhazia and Tskhinvali/South Ossetia regions) to 6,182. 

The number of active cases stands at 43,163.

Monday, August 9

23:00 GMT+4 — COVID Stats in Abkhazia

Moscow-backed Abkhaz authorities reported 120 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the tally of total confirmed cases to 23,094. The number of recoveries remains at 18,265 as no new recoveries were reported. Four more fatalities brought the number of COVID-related deaths to 330. 

14:00 GMT+4 — Some Restrictions Rolled Out

The Inter-Agency Coordination Council, tasked with fighting COVID pandemic in Georgia, announced today about the reintroduction of wearing facemasks outdoors where 5 or more people gather. General outdoor facemask wearing requirement was dropped on June 22. 

Also, the Council said venues hosting large social events, including weddings and funeral dinners will be fined with GEL 10,000 (USD 3,250) for the first violation, and will be sealed in case of the repeated breach of the rules. 

11:20 GMT+4 — 641,242 Persons Vaccinated

According to NCDC Georgia, 641,242 persons are vaccinated, among them 444,124 have received one jab and 197,118 are fully vaccinated. 16,028 persons got their COVID vaccines yesterday. 

11:05 GMT+4 — Regional Breakdown of New Cases

Out of 2,236 new cases of COVID, 946 were reported in Tbilisi, the capital. In the regons: Adjara – 499, Imereti – 177, Kakheti – 165, Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti – 126, Kvemo Kartli – 100, Shida Kartli – 90, Mtskheta-Mtianeti – 56, Guria – 38, Samtskhe-Javakheti – 30, Racha-Lechkhumi and Kvemo Svaneti – 9. 

11:00 GMT+4 — 2,236 New Cases, 3,146 More Recoveries, 44 Fatalities

Georgian health authorities revealed 2,236 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the tally of total confirmed cases to 450,149. In the meantime, 3,146 patients have recovered, taking the overall number of recoveries to 403,762. The number of fatalities rose by 44 to 6,128. 

To date, the number of active cases stands at 40,233. Also, daily test positivity rate stood at 9.54%. 

Sunday, August 8

17:50 GMT+4 – PM Garibashvili Gets COVID Vaccine

Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili received Pfizer vaccine against COVID-19. The Prime Minister called on Georgia’s largely vaccine-skeptic population to get vaccinated. He stressed vaccination is the only way out of the pandemic. 

11:00 GMT+4 — 626 343 Persons Vaccinated

As of August 8 morning, NCDC Georgia reported, 626,343 persons have been vaccinated. Among them, 194,449 were fully vaccinated. Also, 19,355 received their COVID vaccine jabs yesterday.

10:50 GMT+4 — Regional Breakdown of New Cases

Out of 3,344 new cases 1,362 were reported in Tbilisi, the capital. In the regions: Adjara – 595, Imereti – 415, Kakheti – 262, Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti – 210, Kvemo Kartli – 139, Shida Kartli – 155, Guria – 84, Mtskheta-Mtianeti -59, Samtskhe-Javakheti – 49, Racha-Lechkhumi and Kvemo Svaneti – 14.

10:45 — 3,344 New Cases, 3,376 More Recoveries, 30 Fatalities

Georgian health authorities reported 3,344 new cases of COVID-19, taking the tally of the total confirmed cases to 447,913. In the meantime, 3,376 more patients have recovered, bringing the overall number of recoveries to 400, 616. The number of COVID-related fatalities rose by 30 to 6,084. 

To date, the number of active cases stands at 41,187. Daily test positivity rate is at 11,96%. 

Saturday, August 7

23:00 GMT+4 – Abkhazia COVID Stats

Kremlin-backed authorities in Abkhazia revealed 86 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the tally of the total confirmed cases in the region to 22,974. In the meantime, 60 more patients have recovered, taking the overall number of recoveries to 18,265. The number of COVID-related fatalities remain at 326. 

11:10 GMT+4 — 606,988 Persons Vaccinated

According to NCDC Georgia, 606,988 persons have been vaccinated, among them 189,774 are fully vaccinated, while 417,214 received a single jab of COVID-19 vaccine. A record daily number of 23,231 were vaccinated yesterday. 

11:05 GMT+4 — Regional Breakdown of New Cases

Out of 4,216 new cases of COVID-19, 1,889 were reported in Tbilisi, the capital. In the regions: Adjara – 620, Imereti – 464, Kakheti – 273, Samegrelo – Zemo Svaneti – 265, Kvemo Kartli – 217, Shida Kartli – 195, Mtskheta-Mtianeti – 106, Guria – 92,  Samtskhe-Javakheti – 66, Racha-Lechkhumi and Kvemo Svaneti – 29. 

11:00 GMT+4 — 4,216 New Cases, 1,735 More Recoveries, 38 Fatalities

Georgian authorities reported 4,216 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the tally of total confirmed cases to 444,569. In the meantime, 1,735 persons have recovered, taking the overall number of recoveries to 397,240. The number of fatalities increased by 38 to 6,054. 

To date, the number of active cases stands at 41,249, the highest number since the onset of the pandemic. 

Daily test positivity rate stands at 9.3%. 

02:15 GMT+4 — Abkhazia Receives Sputnik Light Vaccines

Sokhumi-based Apsnypress news agency reported that on the night of August 6 Abkhazia received a batch of 5,000 Russian-made Sputnik Light vaccines against COVID-19. Reportedly, the Abkhaz Diaspora in Moscow helped the purshase and delivery of the vaccines to the occupied region. 

Friday, August 6

23:00 GMT+4 – COVID Stats in Abkhazia

Authorities in occupied Abkhazia revealed 118 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the tally of total confirmed cases to 22,888. No new recoveries were reported, with the overall number of recoveries remaining at 18,205. Three more COVID-infected patients have died, increasing the number of COVID-related fatalities to 326.

11:20 GMT+4 – 583 647 Persons Vaccinated

According to NCDC Georgia 538 647 persons have been vaccinated at least with a single shot. Among them, 182 915 citizens are fully vaccinated. 19,067 were vaccinated yesterday. 

11:05 GMT+4 – Regional Breakdown of New Cases

Out of 3,780 new cases, 1,640 were revealed in Tbilisi, the capital. In the regions: Adjara – 628, Imereti – 395, Kakheti – 299, Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti – 199, Shida Kartli – 172, Kvemo Kartli – 170, Mtskheta-Mtianeti – 102, Guria – 70, Samtskhe-Javakheti – 84, Racha-Lechkhumi and Kvemo Svaneti – 21. 

11:00  GMT+4 – 3,780  New Cases, 2,052 More Recoveries, 30 More Fatalities

According to Georgian authorities, 3,780 new cases of COVID-19 were revealed in the past 24 hours, bringing the tally of total confirmed cases to 440,353. In the meantime, 2,052 more persons have recovered, taking the overall number of recoveries to 395,505. The number of fatalities rose by 30, reaching the total number of COVID-19 related deaths to 6,016. 

To date, the number of active cases stands at 38,806, the highest figure for Georgia since the onset of the pandemic. 

Daily test positivity rate stood at 9.02%. 

Thursday, August 5

23:00 GMT+4 – COVID States in Abkhazia

Authorities in occupied Abkhazia have reported 128 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the tally of total confirmed cases in the region to 22,770. The number of recoveries remain at 18,205, as no new recoveries were reported. The number of COVID-related fatalities rose by 3 to 323.    

11:00 GMT+4 – Regional Breakdown of New Cases

Out of 3,670 new cases 1,652 were revealed in Tbilisi, the capital. As for the cases in the regions. Adjara – 601, Imereti – 400, Kvemo Kartli – 197Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti – 190, Kakheti – 187Shida Kartli – 155, Guria – 93, Samtskhe-Javakheti – 89, Mtskheta-Mtianeti -84, Racha-Lechkhumi and Kvemo Svaneti – 22.

10:55 GMT+4 – 3,670 New Cases, 2,626 More Recoveries, 38 Fatalities 

Georgian health authorities reported 3,670 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the tally of the total confirmed cases to 436,573. In the meantine, 2,626 more patients have recovered, increasing the overall number of recoveries to 393,453. The number of fatalities rose by 38 to 5,986. 

To date, the number of active cases stands at 37,108, Georgia’s record high since the onset of the pandemic. 

The daily test positivity rate stood at 8.76%.

10:40 – 564,691 Persons Vaccinated

According to the Georgian health authorities, a total of 564,691 persons have received at least a single dose of coronavirus vaccine since Georgia initiated vaccine rollout on March 15. In the meantime, 178,077 persons have been fully vaccinated. A record high number of 20,845 persons received their jabs in a day yesterday. 

Wednesday, August 4

23:00 GMT+4 – Abkhazia Stats

Kremlin-backed authorities in Abkhazia have revealed 98 new cases of COVID-19 in the occupied region. Also, 176 new cases revealed in private laboratories throughout the week were added to the tally of total confirmed cases, which now stands at 22,642. The overall number of recoveries remain at 18,189. Four more patients have died, bringing the overall COVID-related death tally to 320. 

10:55 GMT+4 – Regional Breakdown of New Cases

Out of 4,233 new cases, 1,924 were revealed in Tbilisi, the capital. Coastal Adjara region came the second with 591. As for other new cases: Imereti – 518, Kakheti – 270, Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti – 222,  Kvemo Kartli – 220, Shida Kartli – 185, Guria – 107, Samtskhe-Javakheti – 97, Mtskheta-Mtianeti – 92, Racha-Lechkhumi and Kvemo Svaneti – 27.

10:50 GMT+4 – 4,233 New Cases, 1,934 More Recoveries, 38 Fatalities

Georgia has reported 4,233 new cases of COVID-19, taking the tally of total confirmed cases to 432,903. In the meantime, 1,934 more patients have recovered, bringing the tally of the total confirmed cases to 390,827. The number of COVID-related deaths increased by 38 to 5,948. To date, the number of active cases stands at 36,102. 

Daily test positivity rate stood at 9.36%.  

Tuesday, August 3

23:00 GMT+4 – COVID Stats in Abkhazia

Abkhaz authorities have reported 141 cases of COVID-19, bringing the tally of total confirmed cases in the occupied region to 22,368. In the meantime, 291 patients have recovered, increasing the overall number of recoveries to 18 189. Also, three more fatalities were recorded, bringing the number of COVID-related deaths in the region to 316.

11:00 GMT+4 – Regional Breakdown of New Cases

Out of 4,827 new cases 2,297 were revealed in Tbilisi. In the regions: coastal Adjara region – 634, Imereti – 494, Kakheti – 323, Shida Kartli – 262, Kvemo Kartli – 253, Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti – 224,  Mtskheta-Mtianeti -156, Guria – 100, Samtskhe-Javakheti – 47, Racha-Lechkhumi and Kvemo Svaneti – 37.

10:50 GMT+4 – 4,827 New Cases, 1,895 More Recoveries, 34 Fatalities

Georgian health authorities have reported 4,827 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the tally of total confirmed cases to 428,670. In the meantime, 1,895 have recovered, taking the number of overall recoveries to 388,893. The number of COVID-19 related fatalities rose by 34 to 5,910. To date, the number of active cases stands at 33,841.

Test positivity rate for the past 24 hours stood at 10.99%. 

10:30 GMT+4 – 523,466 Vaccines Administered

NCDC Georgia reported that 523,466 persons were vaccinated as of August 2. Among them, 165,084 persons have been fully vaccinated. Georgia began COVID-19 vaccine rollout in mid-March.

Monday, August 2

22:00 GMT+4 – Abkhazia Stats

Kremlin-backed Abkhaz authorities have reported 144 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the tally of the region’s total confirmed cases to 22,227. In the meantime, 92 more patients have recovered, increasing the overall number of recoveries to 17,898. Six more patients have died, taking the number of COVID-related deaths in the region of less than a quarter million people to 313. The number of active cases stands at 4,016.

11:05 GMT+4 – Regional Breakdown of New Cases

Out of 1,655 new cases, 701 were revealed in Tbilisi, the capital. As for the regions, in Adjara – 392, Imereti – 130, Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti – 101, Kakheti – 87,  Kvemo Kartli – 85, Shida Kartli – 50, Samtskhe-Javakheti – 43, Guria – 31, Mstkheta-Mtianeti -29, Racha-Lechkhumi and Kvemo Svaneti – 6.

11:00 GMT+4  – 1,655 New Cases, 2,286 More Recoveries, 23 Fatalities

Georgian health authorities reported that 1,655 new cases of COVID-19 were revealed in the country, increasing the tally of total confirmed cases to 423,843. In the meantime, 2,286 more patients have recovered, taking the number of overall recoveries to 386,998. The number of COVID-related fatalities rose by 23 to 5,876. To date, the number of active cases stands at 30,943.

Sunday, August 1

11:05 GMT+4 — Regional Breakdown of New Cases

Out of 2,654 new cases, 1,196 were revealed in Tbilisi, the capital, 443 in coastal Adjara region, 322 in Imereti, 163 in Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti, 157 in Kakheti, 111 in Kvemo Kartli, 95 in Shida Kartli, 70 in Guria, 51 in Mtskheta-Mtianeti, 34 in Samtskhe-Javakheti, 12 in Racha-Lechkhumi and Kvemo Svaneti.

11:00 GMT+4 — 2,654 New Cases, 1,319 More Recoveries, 33 Fatalities

Georgian health authorities revealed 2,654 new cases of COVID-19 in the past 24 hours, taking the tally of total confirmed cases to 422,188. In the meantime, 1,319 more patients have recovered, bringing the number of overall recoveries to 384,712. The number of fatalities rose by 33 to 5,853. 

To date, the number of active cases stands at 31,597, the highest since the country registered its first COVID case in February 2020. 

As of July 31, the daily test positivity rate stood at 8.34%, with 7 day and 14 day averages standing at 7.57% and 6.95%, respectively. 

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