Lorenz is a Tbilisi-based blogger with a PhD in mathematical physics. He is the author of covidingeorgia.com, a blog using data to track the development of COVID-19 in Georgia.
The virus’ effective reproduction number, ‘R’ dropped to 1.03 already before new lockdown measures were introduced.
While Georgia is on the same trajectory as Japan, it currently falls short of the benchmark set by some other wealthy east-Asian countries.
While older people are more likely to die, modelling suggests the increase in the risk of death could be the same for all ages.