Symptoms, Age, Sex, Testing – What We Know about COVID-19 Infected Patients in Georgia
The oldest infected person in Georgia is 87 years old, the youngest – only 2 years old. The correlation between infected women and men makes up 50%-50%.
The statistics published by the National Center for Disease Control (NCDC) describes the situation through April 19.
According to the mentioned report, a total of 7611 persons were tested on COVID-19 in Georgia. Daily number of testing exceeded 100 after the second half of March.
The highest number of testing was held on April 15-16. Namely, 403 persons were tested in that period.
The NCDC does not specify which test they use, however, it is famous that the Government is primarily based on PCR testing technology and the mentioned statistics reflects results of this testing, presumably.
The report also comprises information on the virus symptoms. As for April 19, 68% of infected persons were found with fever and cold, 31% - general weakness, 29% - cough, 20% - throat pain, 16% headache. Other symptoms: diarrhea, loss of smell and taste, pain of bones, flu, chest pain. At the same time, COVID-19 was confirmed to persons without the mentioned symptoms (9%).
The majority of the infected persons is registered in the 15-29 age category (22%), the lowest – 2-4 age category (3%). The ratio makes up 194 for the 50-59 age group.