The pandemic caused by the novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) is humanity’s greatest challenge and the modern global health crisis faced by the entire world today. At the end of 2020, the virus spread to all continents and infected more than 83 million people; over 60 million recovered and 1,800,000 deaths were reported. Since the beginning of the pandemic, most countries have suffered the second and third waves of new cases.
Georgia started its preparation for the epidemic at an early stage. Since the first confirmed cases until today, the priority of the government and the country has been the organized management of the pandemic and its permanent control.
This document is the fifth summary review of the 2020 epidemiological situation related to the spread of the novel coronavirus in Georgia and the measures taken. The information contained in this paper is based on an analysis of information obtained within the competence of the National Center for Disease Control and Public Health. The NCDC expresses its special gratitude to all national and international organizations that supported its operations during the difficult period. This assistance made it possible to maximize effectiveness of implemented activities.
Report of the National Center for Disease Control and Public Health The Fifth Revesion