As many as 306 new cases of people infected with the novel coronavirus have been registered in Romania since the last update, taking the total number of infections to 9,242, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS) reported on Tuesday.
Of the infected persons, 2,153 were declared cured and discharged from hospital.
A number of 245 patients are being treated in intensive care units.
According to the cited source, 482 people diagnosed with COVID-19 have died.
13,372 persons in institutionalized quarantine; another 41,136 in self-isolation
A number of 13,372 persons are in institutionalized quarantined in Romania, while another 41,136 are in self-isolation at home and are under medical monitoring, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS) informed, on Tuesday.
According to the quoted source, since the entry into force of Military Ordinance no. 2 and up to now, 2,134 persons were placed in institutional quarantine after not respecting the self-isolation period.
131 persons in quarantine left the location where they were placed, for whom the measure of quarantine was ordered for a new period of 14 days.
To date, 101,552 tests have been processed at national level.
In the past 24 hours, there were 341 calls to the single emergency number 112 and 1,465 to the TELVERDE line (0800 800 358), opened especially for informing citizens.
INSP: Number of coronavirus cases down 10.5 pct in the week April 13 – 19 from the week before
The number of new coronavirus infection cases was 10.5 percent down in the week April 13 – 19 from the week before, the National Public Health Institute (INSP) reports.
Suceava County, Bucharest, and the counties of Hunedoara, Arad and Mures accounted for 42 percent of the active cases in the reporting week.
According to the cited source, 52.5 percent of the coronavirus-related deaths were recorded in Suceava, Hunedoara, Arad, Bucharest and Mures.
Medical staff represented one in seven infection cases.
The report shows that 71.6 percent of the deaths were recorded in persons over 60, and 64.3 percent in men.
Also, 84.5 percent of the deceased had at least one underlying medical condition.