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Georgia reports 2 new cases of COVID-19

20 June 2020 [14:19] - TODAY.AZ

By Trend

Two new cases of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) were revealed in Georgia in the last 24 hours, bringing the total number of infected people to 898, Trend reports citing Georgia media.

The number of recoveries stands at 752. Fourteen patients died of COVID-19 in the country.

Currently, 2,891 people remain under quarantine, and 256 persons are in patient care.

"We are keeping the situation under full control for now. If we stick to the recommendations and act as we acted in previous months, there will be no sharp increase in coronavirus cases. Moreover, Georgia may avoid the second wave of the virus,” Head of Georgia’s National Center for Disease Control Amiran Gamkrelidze said.

The first coronavirus infection case in Georgia was confirmed on February 26, 2020.

On March 21, a state of emergency was declared in Georgia, and on March 31 a general quarantine regime was introduced in the country.


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