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GCS: 906 persons infected with novel coronavirus so far, death toll reaches 13

As many as 906 persons were confirmed so far infected with the novel coronavirus in Romania, with 13 deaths, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS) informs Wednesday.

Since the latest info release, 144 new cases were recorded.

The patients confirmed infected are aged from 3 to 79 years, the GCS specifies.

Out of the total infected, 86 were declared healed and checked out from hospitals: 53 in Timisoara, 23 in Bucharest, 6 in Craiova, 2 in Constanta, one each in Iasi and Cluj.

Until Wednesday, 13 persons confirmed with COVID-19 infection have passed away.

 

6,016 people in institutionalized quarantine, 96,055 in self-isolation

 

The Strategic Communication Group informs on Wednesday that there are 6,016 people in institutionalized quarantine in Romania for whom testing is carried out to find out if they test positive for the novel coronavirus.

Another 96,055 people are in isolation at home and are under medical supervision.

The authorities state that “these figures regarding the quarantined and isolated persons do not include the figures regarding the situation in Bucharest municipality,” for which updates will be communicated “as soon as possible”.

Moreover, to date, at national level, as many as 14,466 tests have been processed, of which 646 in private medical units.

 

Average age of patients with COVID-19 is 43; most of them aged 19-50

 

The average age of patients diagnosed so far in Romania with the novel coronavirus is 43, with the highest share being represented by the persons aged between 19 and 50 (61 percent).

According to the Strategic Communication Group (GCS), those aged between 51 and 59 represent 28 percent of the COVID-19 cases, and those aged over 70 – 5 percent.

Furthermore, 3 pct are minors, 54 pct are women, and 43 pct are men.

Of the 906 persons confirmed positive as infected with the novel coronavirus, 14 patients (2 pct) are aged 0-9, 22 patients (2 pct) are aged 10-19, 99 patients (11 pct) are aged 20-29, 198 patients (22 pct) are aged 30-39, 232 patients (26 pct) are aged 40-49.

Moreover, 168 patients (18 pct) are aged 50-59, 96 patients (11 pct) are aged 60-69, 49 patients (5 pct) are aged 70-79 and 3 patients are over 80 years old.

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