მიშა 5555
Members of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe are concerned about the state of health of Mikheil Saakashvili

We are concerned about the health of Mikheil Saakashvili, who has been imprisoned in Georgia since 2021, says a declaration signed by several members of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe.“After examining Mikheil Saakashvili in prison, several independent doctors confirmed that he had a number of diseases and a serious neurological condition. We are also concerned that the recommendations of the people's defenders of Georgia and Ukraine have not been implemented. He urgently needs to be transferred to a modern clinic,” the document says.According to representatives of various political groups, failure to do this can lead to dementia, failure of various organs and death.“The concern about Saakashvili's health is shared by the human rights organization Amnesty International. We call on the Georgian government to do everything to ensure that Saakashvili's health stabilizes,” the document says.According to their own statement, they are also concerned about the state of Georgian democracy.“We are afraid of further deepening of the already deep split in society. Georgia urgently needs a process of political reconciliation. In the event of a serious illness or death of Saakashvili, this process is in danger,” the document says.The declaration was signed by a representative of the European People's Party group, Polish politician Oleksandr Pocey, Italian politician Marina Berlinghieri, member of the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe, Romanian Yulia Bulla, Ukrainian politician Lesya Vasilenko, member of the European Conservative Group and the Democratic Alliance, Briton Ian Liddell-Grainger and representatives other political groups.

1656414960

კორონა
Georgia reports 1 058 coronavirus cases, 646 recoveries, 2 deaths in past week 12:03, 28.06.2022

Georgia reported 1 058 coronavirus cases, 646 recoveries, and 2 deaths from June 20 to June 26 period, the official figures show, with Omicron B.A.2 strain predominating.A total of 63 404 tests were conducted throughout the country. Among them, 57 457 tests were rapid tests, while the remaining 5 847 were PCR tests.The test-positivity rate in the past week stands at 1, 67%.

1656405045

პირბადე
Terms of use of public transport have changed

From today, the use of medical uniforms in transport is no longer mandatory. The use of the veil remains mandatory only in medical institutions, while on buses, minibuses, pharmacies and other crowded places it will only be of a recommendatory nature.It should be noted that the implementation of the recommendation for the use of Pirbad is important for people who have chronic diseases.The decision was made by the Government of Georgia on the recommendation of the Ministry of Health and specialists in the field, taking into account the stable epidemiological situation in the country.

1655709329

პირბადე
From June 20, the use of the veil in vehicles will no longer be mandatory

From June 20 on public transport, the use of pirbad will no longer be mandatory. The decision was made by the Government of Georgia on the recommendation of the Ministry of Health and specialists in the field, taking into account the stable epidemiological situation in the country.According to Tamar Gabunia, Deputy Minister of Labor, Health and Social Affairs of IDPs from the Occupied Territories, the use of the veil remains mandatory in medical institutions, while buses, minibuses and other crowded places will only be recommended."Against the background of the stabilization of the epidemic situation related to Kovid, from June 20 it will no longer be mandatory to use a personal vehicle in vehicles. Following the recommendation for the use of Pirbad is important for people who have chronic diseases. "The use of the veil will remain mandatory only in medical institutions," Tamar Gabunia said.

1655364960

ჰეპატიტი პრო.P
Georgia Hepatitis Elimination Program Report highlights progress towards HCV, HBV elimination, U.S. Embassy says

With support from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Georgia continues to work towards achieving elimination of Hepatitis C and B, the U.S. Embassy to Georgia said on MondayThe just released Georgia Hepatitis Elimination Program Progress Report highlights accomplishments in Hepatitis C and Hepatitis B elimination in the country of Georgia, it noted.“Currently, 2.3 million adults have been screened for hepatitis C virus (HCV), more than 96,000 people with chronic HCV infections have been identified, and more than 78,000 people have been treated. Of those who complete treatment, more than 98% have been cured of the disease.The nationwide serosurvey conducted in 2021 shows that the proportion of the population with chronic HCV infection decreased from 5.4% in 2015 to 1.8% in 2021. For Hepatitis B (HBV), national coverage for childhood vaccination remains high confirming achievement of regional control targets,” the statement reads.

1654518693

20ad76de6fe19e5cb22e41f0e59c26c9
A special PCR test will be introduced in Georgia to diagnose the "Monkey Flower" virus

A special PCR test will be introduced in Georgia to diagnose the "Monkey Flower" virus, which will detect the virus in 2 hours.As Amiran Gamkrelidze, head of the National Center for Disease Control told InterPressNews, PCR tests are expected to arrive in the country next week."Laboratory diagnosis can still be made by genome sequencing, which takes several days," said Gamkrelidze.

1653977111

კორონა
In the last week, 586 cases of Covid infection were detected in the country

From May 16 to May 22, 586 newly confirmed cases of Covid-19 infection were detected in Georgia, 605 people recovered.According to updated statistics from the National Center for Disease Control, there have been 5 deaths from coronavirus during this period. The virus has killed 16,827 people in the country since the spread of Covid-19.A total of 113,058 tests (103,058 antigen tests, 10,568 PCR tests) were performed during the last week. Predominantly circulating and is dominated by Omicron B.A.2 strain.The positive rate of 7-day testing is 0.52%.

1653375893

აცრა
Immunization Council issues a recommendation over booster dose for children over 12 years of age

The Immunization Council issues a recommendation over booster dose for children over 12 years of age.As Ivane Chkhaidze, TSMU professor and head of the National Group of Immunization Technical Advisers, told InterPressNews, the booster dose will be available for minors with chronic diseases.As Ivane Chkhaidze explains, children will be able to be vaccinated after the relevant order is issued by the Government.

1651819260

კორონა
The coronavirus has been defeated by more than 464 million people worldwide

According to Worldometers, the number of people recovering from the coronavirus in the world has exceeded 464 million.Since the beginning of the pandemic, 464,150,733 people have been infected with the virus worldwide. The total number of infected is 510,901,856.6,249,150 people died.

1651139400

კორონა
Georgia reports 62 coronavirus cases, 104 recoveries, no deaths

Georgia reported 62 coronavirus cases, 104 recoveries, and no deaths on Tuesday, the official figures show.Georgian capital Tbilisi recorded the highest number of 27 Covid-19 cases within the last 24 hours, followed by the Imereti region with 13 cases, and the Kakheti region with 5 cases.A total of 4 576 tests have been conducted in the past 24 hours throughout the country. Among them, 3 245 tests were rapid tests, while the remaining 1 331 were PCR tests.The daily test-positivity rate stands at 1, 35%, while 1, 05% in the past 14 days.Georgia’s total case tally reached 1 654 376, among them 1 636 108 people recovered and 16 800 died.As of April 26, 2 877 175 people got the Covid-19 vaccine, with 16 in a day.

1650958620

კორონა
Georgia reports 58 new coronavirus cases, no death

According to stopcov.ge, as part of the intensive testing, 4,243 tests were conducted across the country in the last 24 hours, including 3,179 antigen tests and 1,064 PCR tests.Testing revealed 58 new cases of the virus in the last 24 hours. The total number of confirmed cases detected since the outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic in the country is 1,654,313.As of April 24, the daily positive rate is 1.37%, for the last 14 days - 1.18% and for 7 days - 1.14%.In the last 24 hours, 213 people recovered from the virus, bringing the total to 1,636,004.There were no coronavirus deaths in the last 24 hours. A total of 16,800 people have died from the virus since the pandemic spread.Out of 58 new cases of infection detected in the country today: 35 cases were reported in Tbilisi, Adjara - 1, Imereti - 9, Kvemo Kartli - 2, Shida Kartli - 0, Guria - 3, Samegrelo - Zemo Svaneti - 0, Kakheti - 4, Mtskheta-Mtianeti - 2, Samtskhe-Javakheti - 2, Racha-Lechkhumi and Kvemo Svaneti - 0.The number of active cases amounts to 1,483.

1650871351

კორონა
Georgia reports 92 coronavirus cases, 241 recoveries, 3 deaths

Georgia reported 92 coronavirus cases, 241 recoveries, and three deaths on April 24, the official figures show.A total of 6,708 tests have been conducted in the past 24 hours throughout the country. Among them, 5,261 tests were rapid tests, while the remaining 1,447 were PCR tests.The daily test-positivity rate stands at 1,37%, while 1,15% in the past week.Georgia’s total case tally reached 1,654,255, among them 1,635,791 people recovered and 16,800 died.As of today, 2,877,150 people got the Covid-19 vaccine, with 98 in a day.

1650797259