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Georgia reports 3 new COVID-19 cases, 7 recoveries


BAKU, Azerbaijan, August 1

By Tamilla Mammadova – Trend:

Georgia reported 3 new cases of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) bringing the total number of infected persons to 1,171, Trend reports via the National Center for Diseases Control.

Seven more patients recovered from the novel virus in the latest 24 hours, increasing the total number of recovered patients to 947.

Some 17 patients died of COVID-19 in the country. Currently, 6,588 people remain under quarantine.

Georgia reported its first case of the coronavirus on February 26, 2020. Since then more than 225,000 people have been tested for the coronavirus in the country.

The outbreak in the Chinese city of Wuhan – which is an international transport hub – began at a fish market in late December 2019.

The World Health Organization (WHO) on March 11 declared COVID-19 a pandemic. Some sources claim the coronavirus outbreak started as early as November 2019.

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