As many as 321 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 10,417, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS) reported on Friday.
Of the infected persons, 2,817 were declared cured and discharged from hospital.
A number of 241 patients are being treated in intensive care units.
According to the cited source, 552 people diagnosed with COVID-19 have died.
12,251 persons in institutionalized quarantine, 27,410 in home isolation
As many as 12,251 people are in institutionalized quarantine on Romanian territory, and another 27,410 are in isolation at home and under medical monitoring, the Strategic Communication Group (GSC) informs on Friday.
Since the enforcement of Military Ordinance No. 2 and to date, 2,199 persons have been placed in institutional quarantine for having violated the self-isolation rules.
Furthermore, 153 quarantined persons who illegally left their designated residences have been ordered a new 14-day quarantine period.
In the last 24 hours, 389 calls were recorded at the single emergency number 112 and 1,573 on the TELVERDE line (0800 800 358), opened specifically to inform citizens.
As many as 121,602 tests have been processed nationwide, so far.
The number of Romanians abroad dead of coronavirus reaches 70
Another four Romanians infected with the novel coronavirus have died in the United Kingdom, taking the caseload of deaths of Romanian citizens abroad due to COVID-19 is 70, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS) informs on Friday.
According to the GCS, 1,480 Romanian citizens abroad were confirmed as infected with COVID-19: 1,156 in Italy, 196 in Spain, 26 in France, 16 in Germany, 64 in the United Kingdom, 2 in Namibia, 2 in the USA, 4 in Austria, 3 in Belgium, 2 in Indonesia, 2 in Switzerland, 2 in Turkey and one each in Argentina, Tunisia, Ireland, Luxembourg and Sweden.
Since the start of the SARS-CoV-2 epidemic and up to now 70 Romanian citizens abroad have died: 17 in Italy, 16 in France, 23 in the United Kingdom, 7 in Spain, 3 in Germany, 2 in Belgium and one each in Sweden and Switzerland.
Of the Romanian citizens confirmed with the novel coronavirus, 21 were cured: 9 in Germany, 8 in France, 2 in Indonesia, one in Luxembourg and one in Tunisia, the GCS also mentions.