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Georgia has passed the peak of the third wave of coronavirus infections

03.06.2021 108 просмотров

Georgia has overcome the third wave of coronavirus.


Georgia has managed to overcome the peak of the spread of the third wave of coronavirus. This was stated by Amiran Gamkrelidze, Director General of the National Center for Disease Control and Public Health of the Ministry of Health of Georgia.

“We can say that the peak of the third wave [of coronavirus] has passed and today the epidemiological situation in the country is improving However, this is happening at a rather slow pace. Therefore, we must be extremely careful, especially since a number of restrictions have been lifted since June 1. The country has opened its land borders, and a fairly large flow of tourists from neighboring and other countries is expected,” the press service of the National Center for Disease Control quoted Amiran Gamkrelidze on Thursday.

Amiran Gamkrelidze On April 11, he announced that the third wave of the spread of coronavirus had begun in the country. If until March, from 200 to 300 new cases of the disease were detected daily, then in April-May this figure fluctuated around two thousand. The anti-record was recorded on May 5 - 2,171 new cases of coronavirus infection. In recent days, the daily increase in the number of infected people has fluctuated around one thousand, over the past day the number of cases has amounted to 833 people.

The first case of coronavirus infection in the country was detected on February 26, 2020; 9.31% of the population), 330,721 patients recovered, 4,853 people died. Since March 15, the population has been vaccinated with drugs from AstraZeneca, Pfizer, Sinopharm and Sinovac Biotech companies. According to the Ministry of Health, about 156 thousand people have been vaccinated, which is 4.17% of the population. The country's authorities plan to vaccinate 60% of the adult population by the end of the year in order to form herd immunity.

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