As of today, 1,824 new confirmed cases of infection have been identified in the last 24 hours, Berdia Sichinava, deputy head of theTask Force operating under the Interagency Coordination Council stated at a briefing at the Administration of the Government.
Berdia Sichinava spoke about the latest statistics on the coronavirus and the measures taken by the government in the last 24 hours.
"As of today, 1,824 new confirmed cases of infection have been identified in the last 24 hours. As of today, the total figure stands at 32,127.
As I noted during yesterday's briefing, we had optimistic expectations in terms of the growth of the number of recoveries and we still maintain a positive dynamic in this regard. Namely, 1,262 persons have recovered in the past 24 hours, and the total number of recoveries increased to 12,630.
Unfortunately, 24 people have died in the last 24 hours, including nine people in Tbilisi, eight in Adjara, two in Imereti, two in Shida Kartli, and two in Mtskheta-Mtianeti. A total of 238 people have died since 26 February 2020.
The geographic breakdown of the 1,824 cases of infection that were detected today is as follows: 712 in Tbilisi, 545 in Adjara, 305 in Imereti, 48 in Kvemo Kartli, 56 in Shida Kartli, 24 in Guria, 63 in Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti, 23 in Kakheti, 22 in Mtskheta-Mtianeti, 22 in Samtskhe-Javakheti, 4 in Racha-Lechkhumi and Kvemo Svaneti.
At this stage, the number of active cases of infection stands at 19,231. 3,847 persons are being treated in hospitals, including 1,958 persons in the hospitals of Tbilisi, and 654 in Adjara. 482 patients are seriously ill, including 238 persons in Tbilisi and 76 in Adjara. Of them, 105 people are on artificial respiration, including 61 persons in Tbilisi and 23 in Adjara. 2,238 people are being treated in COVID hotels, including 1,186 persons in Adjara and 786 in Tbilisi. 13,146 people are receiving treatment at home.
We have 3,757 people in quarantine, including 752 persons in Tbilisi and 1,926 in Adjara. A total of 8,918 people have been transferred from the border to quarantine between 6 and 26 October.
As of today, 28,067 people are in self-isolation, of which 3,224 persons are located in Tbilisi, 11,017 in Adjara, and 4,195 in Imereti.
These are the statistical data that reflect the current epidemiological situation in the country," Berdia Sichinava stated.