129 health care workers infected with coronavirus in Georgia

According to the report of the National Center for Disease Control and Public Health, which reflects the situation in Georgia as of July 11, 129 health care workers have been infected with coronavirus in Georgia, which is 13.2% of all cases (980 confirmed cases).

More specifically, out of 129 cases, 111 (86.1%) are medical personnel and 18 (13.9%) are technical staff.

"Out of 111 cases of infection of the medical staff, one was classified as a case coming from the community. Accordingly, the number of medical personnel who were infected while delivering medical services was 110, which is 11.2% of the total number of infected people in the country," reads the report.

62 of the infected people are nurses, 31 - doctors, 16 - lower-rank medical staff and 1 - epidemiologist. 1 case was fatal (70-year-old female nurse in Kvemo Kartli).

According to the report, 85.5% of infected health care providers were female and 14.5% were male.

At the same time, most of the medical staff were infected in hospitals, 52% of them - in the so-called COVID clinics.

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