Launch of an online consultation service for pregnant Covid-19 patients


Pregnant Covid-19 patients in Georgia will be able to use the services of obstetricians and gynecologists online in the coming days, Georgian Deputy Health Minister Tamar Gabunia announced earlier today.

She also said the Delta coronavirus strain “is riskier for pregnant patients than for other people.”

Prevention is extremely important for pregnant women, including vaccination, social distancing, and face masks. Vaccination with the Pfizer vaccine is possible and ongoing, ”Gabunia said.

Gabunia stressed that there are beds in hospitals for pregnant patients, noting that “there is no shortage in this regard.”

If a pregnant woman needs hospital care, she will be admitted to hospital, ”Gabunia noted.

In 2021, eight pregnant women have already died from the coronavirus while last year only one confirmed case of pregnant woman death was recorded, the head of the Georgian National Center for Disease Control, Amiran said several days ago. Gamkrelidze (NCDC).

As Tamar Gabunia said today, research is currently underway to determine how many pregnant women have died from coronavirus in Georgia.

Georgia has reported 4,128 new cases of coronavirus and 79 deaths in the past 24 hours.

More than 56,000 people remain infected with Covid-19 in Georgia.

Pfizer, AstraZeneca, Sinopharm and Sinovac vaccines are currently available in the country.


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