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March 8, 2021

308 persons tested positive with novel coronavirus so far in Romania, average age of persons with COVID-19 is 41

A number of 308 persons have tested positive for the novel coronavirus so far, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS) informed on Friday.

Of them, 31 were declared cured and discharged, 22 in Timisoara, 8 in Bucharest, one in Iasi.

Since the latest information broadcast, 31 new cases of COVID-19 infection have been recorded.

The newly confirmed patients are aged between 17 and 89.

According to the GCS, 11 patients are admitted to the Anesthesia – Intensive Care ward, of whom two in a serious health condition. The health status of the other patients is good, stationary.

On Romania’s soil, there are 4,044 persons in institutionalized quarantine for whom checks are being conducted to see if they contracted COVID-19. Another 45,432 persons are isolated at home and under medical supervision.

“To date, nationwide, 8,284 tests have been processed, 40 of them in private medical units. Of these, 7,976 tests came out negative, meaning that the persons from whom the specimens were taken are not infected with COVID-19,” the GCS mentions.

Furthermore, in the past 24 hours, there were 1,604 calls to the 112 single emergency line and 4,950 to the TELVERDE line for the information of citizens (0800 800 358).


DSU: Average age of patients with COVID-19 is 41; 69 pct aged 19-50


Of the 308 persons diagnosed with the novel coronavirus, patients between 19 and 50 years old represent 69 pct of cases, those aged 51-70 represent 22 pct, and those aged over 70 – 4 pct.

Furthermore, 5 pct are minors, 50 pct are women, and 45 pct are men, a statistic provided by the Department for Emergency Situations (DSU) shows.

The average age of the patients is 41. Furthermore:


– 6 patients (2 pct) are aged 0-9;

– 12 patients (4 pct) are aged 10-19;

– 39 patients (13 pct) aged 20-29;

– 80 patients (26 pct) aged 30-39;

– 85 patients (27 pct) aged 40-49;

– 58 patients (19 pct) aged 50-59;

– 15 patients (5 pct) aged 60-69;

– 12 patients (4 pct) aged 70-79

– 1 patient is over 80 years old.

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