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GCS coronavirus update: Total number of deaths in Romania hits 148

Two more persons infected with the novel coronavirus have died in Romania, with the death toll reaching thus 148 persons, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS) informed on Sunday.

The two persons are a man of 82 from Galati County and a woman of 70 from Giurgiu County.

The man was in an old-age asylum in Galati and he was confirmed to be infected on April 3, when he was also moved to the ICU – Infectious Diseases. He died on April 4. He suffered from dementia, ischemic heart disease, atrial fibrillation, heart failure.

The 70-year-old woman from Giurgiu County was admitted to the Bucharest University Emergency Hospital on April 3 and confirmed to have coronavirus on April 3. She died on the same day and she had comorbidities: renal failure undergoing chronic dialysis.

 

3,864 persons have been confirmed to be infected with novel coronavirus in Romania up to now

 

A number of 3,864 persons have been confirmed to be infected with the novel coronavirus in Romania up to now, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS) also informed on Sunday.

There have been recorded 251 new cases since the last report of the GCS.

Among the persons who got infected, 374 have recovered and have been discharged.

There are 141 patients admitted to ICU at this point.

According to the GCS, 148 persons diagnosed with COVID-19 have died.

 

15,980 persons in institutionalized quarantine and other 108,810 in self-isolation at home

 

There are 15,980 persons in institutionalized quarantine and another 108,810 in self-isolation at home, under medical monitoring, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS) also reported on Sunday.

To date, 38,623 tests have been processed at national level.

In the past 24 hours, 766 calls were recorded to the single emergency number 112 and 3,300 on the TELVERDE line (0800 800 358), open especially for informing citizens, added the same source.

 

27 Romanian citizens have died abroad of COVID-19

 

As many as 27 Romanian citizens have died abroad because of the novel coronavirus, informed the Strategic Communication Group (GCS) on Sunday.

A number of 401 Romanian citizens abroad have been confirmed to be infected with the COVID-19 virus since the outbreak of the pandemic until now.

“In respect to the current situation of the Romanians abroad, according to the information provided by the diplomatic missions and consular offices of Romanian abroad, as many as 401 Romanian citizens got infected with COVID-19 abroad, as confirmed: 129 in Spain, 236 in Italy, 15 in France, 8 in Germany, 4 in the UK, 2 in Namibia, 2 in Indonesia and one each in Tunisia, Ireland, Luxembourg, Belgium and the US. There have been 27 Romanian citizens who died since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic until now: 9 in Italy, 7 in France, 4 in the UK, 5 in Spain and one in Germany.

GCS wants to remind citizens to take into account only the information provided by official sources and to call the free of charge TELVERDE – 0800.800.358 line to get recommendations and information. This is not an emergency line, but one exclusively meant for the citizens to get information from.

Moreover, Romanians abroad can call +4021.320.20.20 to get the information they needed related to the coronavirus.

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