More people died from coronavirus in Georgia last year than from cancer, the National Statistics Office of Georgia said on Thursday.
The highest mortality was related to the following five causes in 2021:
Diseases of the circulatory system - 22, 156
Coronavirus - 11, 280
Tumors - 7, 640
Symptoms, signs and deviations from the norm detected by clinical and laboratory tests - 7, 350
Respiratory diseases - 3, 709
Georgia confirmed its first case of coronavirus on February 26, 2020.
The virus has claimed 16,839 lives so far.