As many as 2,460 people have been confirmed so far in Romania with the novel coronavirus, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS), the official coronavirus communication task force, reported on Wednesday.
Since the previous report by GCS a further 215 new cases of the illness have been recorded.
Of the infected persons, 252 were declared recovered and discharged: 56 in Timis County; 84 in Bucharest; 21 in Caras-Severin County; 8 in Dolj County; 20 in Prahova County; 12 in Constanta County; 26 in Iasi County; 8 in Cluj County; 5 in Brasov County; 5 in Galati County; 2 in Bihor County; and one each in the counties of Braila, Mures, Neamt, Alba and Arges.
As many as 57 patients are in intensive care, of whom 34 are in a serious condition. The health of the other patients is good, stationary.
As many as 85 people diagnosed with COVID-19 in Romania have died.
Five more Romanians abroad, infected with novel coronavirus, die; 196 – test positive
Five more Romanians who were infected with the novel coronavirus abroad – two in the UK and three in Spain – have died, with the number of Romanian citizens who tested positive for COVID-19 abroad thus reaching 196, informs the Strategic Communication Group (GCS).
According to GCS, 196 Romanian citizens have been confirmed as infected with COVID-19 outside the country borders, until now: 105 in Spain, 57 in Italy, 14 in France, 7 in Germany, 4 in the UK, 2 in Namibia, 2 in Indonesia and one in Tunisia, Ireland, Luxembourg, Belgium and the US. The total number of Romanian citizens who died of COVID-19 abroad, since the outbreak of the pandemic until now is 24: 9 in Italy, 6 in France, 4 in the UK, 4 in Spain and one in Germany.
260 criminal files open on people hampering disease control
As many as 260 criminal files have been opened so far by the authorised departments of the Interior Ministry for the commission of hampering disease control, a criminal offence under Article 326 of the Criminal Code, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS), the official coronavirus communication task force, reported on Wednesday.
At the same time, the Police and the Gendarmerie have enforced 522 sanctions over the past 24 hours for non-compliance with the isolation/quarantine orders.
Over the last 24 hours, the Police have found 6,939 people who did not comply with the measure regarding the restriction of movement. They were fined a total of 11,366,595 lei.
GCS urges the Romanians to consider only the information verified through official sources and to call the 0800.800.358 toll-free line for recommendations and other information. The line is not an emergency line, but strictly used for public information.
Romanians abroad can request information on the prevention and control of the coronavirus on a dedicated line +4021.320.20.20.