As many as 431 new cases of persons infected with the novel coronavirus have been registered in Romania since the last information, bringing to a total of 13,163 cases of people infected with the COVID 19 virus, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS) informed on Sunday.
Of the people confirmed positive to the virus, 4,869 were declared cured and discharged.
Currently, 255 patients are admitted to intensive care.
At the same time, 790 people diagnosed with COVID-19 infection have passed away.
13,349 persons in institutionalized quarantine, other 20.123 in home isolation
As many as 13,349 persons are in institutionalized quarantine on Romanian territory, and another 20,123 people are in isolation at home under medical monitoring, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS) informed on Sunday.
Since the entry into force of Military Ordinance No. 2 and so far, 2,251 persons who did not comply with the period of self-isolation have been placed in an institutionalized quarantine.
In addition, 184 people in quarantine left the location where they were placed, for which they were ordered to quarantine for a new 14-day period.
To date, 195,508 tests have been processed nationwide.
In the last 24 hours, 422 phone calls were recorded to the single emergency number 112 and 1,031 phone calls to the TELVERDE line (0800 800 358), opened specifically for informing citizens.
519 criminal proceedings initiated for hampering disease prevention efforts
As many as 519 criminal proceedings have been initiated by the relevant structures of the Ministry of Internal Affairs (MAI) over hampering disease prevention efforts, the crime of which is sanctioned under the art. 352 paragraph 1 of the Criminal Code, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS) informed on Sunday.
According to the source, police and gendarmes have detected 5,477 persons in the last 24 hours who did not comply with the traffic restriction measure. These persons were subject to contraventional sanctions, amounting to 11,142,285 lei.
By 2 May 2020, 1,142,587 cases have been reported in the EU/EES, the United Kingdom, Monaco, San Marino, Switzerland, Andorra. Most cases were recorded in Italy, France, Germany, Spain and the United Kingdom.
Suceava County and Bucharest on top of number of registered cases of COVID-19
Suceava County and the Romanian Capital City Bucharest remain at the top of the number of registered cases of COVID-19, with 2,899 and 1,354 illnesses respectively, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS) reported on Saturday.
According to the source, there are as many as 13,163 people infected with the novel coronavirus in Romania.
The number of confirmed cases by counties, according to the reports of the National Institute of Public Health, looks as follows:
* Alba – 208
* Arad – 606
* Arges – 154
* Bacau – 266
* Bihor – 467
* Bistrita Nasaud – 215
* Botosani – 483
* Brasov – 489
* Braila – 25
* Buzau – 21
* Caras Severin – 102
* Calarasi – 53
* Cluj – 407
* Constanta – 243
* Covasna – 196
* Dambovita – 110
* Dolj – 128
* Galati – 422
* Giurgiu – 134
* Gorj – 65
* Harghita – 22
* Hunedoara – 527
* Ialomita – 214
* Iasi – 276
* Ilfov – 281
* Maramures – 75
* Mehedinti – 67
* Mures – 487
* Neamt – 520
* Olt – 45
* Prahova – 73
* Satu Mare – 52
* Salaj – 40
* Sibiu – 352
* Suceava – 2,899
* Teleorman – 105
* Timis – 479
* Tulcea – 54
* Vaslui – 116
* Valcea – 24
* Vrancea – 287
* Bucharest – 1,354.
Number of Romanians infected with coronavirus abroad unchanged from Saturday reporting
The Strategic Communication Group (GCS) informs on Sunday that the number of Romanians infected with coronavirus abroad remained unchanged from Saturday reporting, meaning that 2,349 Romanians abroad have been so far infected with the novel coronavirus, whereas the death toll of Romanian citizens abroad caused by COVID-19 reached 93.
Of the 2,349 Romanian citizens abroad who tested positive for COVID-19, 1,387 are in Italy, 560 in Spain, 29 in France, 271 in Germany, 71 in the United Kingdom, 2 in Namibia, 3 in the US, 4 in Austria, 3 in Belgium, 6 in Japan, 2 in Indonesia, 2 in Switzerland, 2 in Turkey and one each in Argentina, Tunisia, Ireland, Luxembourg, the United Arab Emirates, Malta and Sweden.
Since the start of the SARS-CoV-2 epidemic and up to now, as many as 93 Romanian nationals abroad have passed away as follows: 29 in Italy, 19 in France, 28 in the United Kingdom, 8 in Spain, 4 in Germany, 2 in Belgium and one each in Sweden, Switzerland and the US, the GCS mentions.
Of the Romanian citizens abroad confirmed with the novel coronavirus, 21 were declared cured: 9 in Germany, 8 in France, 2 in Indonesia, one in Luxembourg and one in Tunisia.