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GCS: Total number of COVID-19 infections in Romania reaches 9,710; 468 new cases recorded

A number of 468 new cases of persons infected with the novel coronavirus have been registered in Romania since the last update, taking the total number of infections to 9,710 persons, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS) reported on Wednesday.

Of the persons infected, 2,406 were declared cured and discharged from hospital.

A number of 288 patients are being treated in intensive care units.

According to the quoted source, 508 persons diagnosed with COVID-19 have died.

 

12,809 persons in institutionalized quarantine; another 40,774 – in home isolation

 

A number of 12,809 persons are in institutionalized quarantine in Romania, and another 40,774 are in home isolation and under medical monitoring, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS) informed on Wednesday.

According to the quoted source, a number of 2,172 people who broke the self-isolation rules have been placed under institutional quarantine since the coming into force of Military Ordinance No. 2.

Furthermore, 135 quarantined persons who illegally left their designated residences have been ordered a new 14-day quarantine period.

Up to now, at the national level, 106,357 tests were processed.

In the past 24 hours, there have been 432 calls to the 112 single emergency line and 1,970 to the TELVERDE line (0800 800 358) opened especially for informing citizens.

 

Suceava County, Bucharest are Romania’s highest coronavirus caseload areas

 

The north-eastern Suceava County and Bucharest further report Romania’s first and second-highest numbers of coronavirus infection cases: 2,372 and 1,050, respectively. They are followed by the counties of Arad – with 421 cases, and Hunedoara – 405, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS) informs.

Romania has a total of 9,710 people confirmed as infected with the novel coronavirus.

The numbers of confirmed cases in a breakdown by counties, according to the reports of the National Public Health Institute, are as follows:

 

* Alba – 160 cases

 

* Arad – 421

 

* Arges – 110

 

* Bacau – 150

 

* Bihor – 336

 

* Bistrita Nasaud – 137

 

* Botosani – 338

 

* Brasov – 348

 

* Braila – 19

 

* Buzau – 18

 

* Caras Severin – 70

 

* Calarasi – 47

 

* Cluj – 261

 

* Constanta – 213

 

* Covasna – 168

 

* Dambovita – 89

 

* Dolj – 69

 

* Galati – 287

 

* Giurgiu – 109

 

* Gorj – 25

 

* Harghita – 19

 

* Hunedoara – 405

 

* Ialomita – 141

 

* Ias – 179

 

* Ilfov – 207

 

* Maramures – 65

 

* Mehedinti – 47

 

* Mures – 312

 

* Neamt – 384

 

* Olt – 17

 

* Prahova – 51

 

* Satu Mare – 48

 

* Salaj – 27

 

* Sibiu – 195

 

* Suceava – 2,372

 

* Teleorman – 95

 

* Timis – 385

 

* Tulcea – 35

 

* Vaslui – 68

 

* Valcea – 22

 

* Vrancea – 211

 

* Bucharest – 1,050.

 

Criminal cases opened for hampering disease combat hit 457

 

As many as 457 criminal cases have been opened in Romania so far by the authorised departments of the Interior Ministry for hampering the combat of COVID-19, a criminal offense under Article 352 (1) in the Criminal Code, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS) announced on Wednesday.

In the last 24 hours, Police and gendarme officers found 4,950 people breaking the restriction of movement rules, handing out fines worth 11,406,813 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. This is not an emergency number, but a phone line strictly dedicated to informing the citizens.

Romanians abroad can request information on the prevention and control of the coronavirus on a dedicated line +4021.320.20.20.

As many as 967,598 COVID-19 cases were reported as of April 21 in the EU / EEA, the United Kingdom, Monaco, San Marino, Switzerland, Andorra. Most of the cases were registered in Italy, France, Germany, Spain and the United Kingdom.

 

 

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