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GCS: 231 new cases of novel coronavirus infections registered in Romania, total number of cases reaches 15,362

A number of 231 new cases of persons infected with the novel coronavirus have been registered in Romania since the latest update, the total number of cases thus reaching 15,362 , the Strategic Communication Group (GCS) informed on Sunday.

From among the persons who tested positive for the novel coronavirus, 7,051 were declared recovered and discharged from hospital.

A number of 242 patients are admitted in intensive care units.

According to the quoted source, as many as 952 people diagnosed with COVID-19 have died.

 

14,399 people under institutional quarantine, 19,887 – in home isolation

 

A total of 14,399 people are placed under institutional quarantine in Romania, and another 19,887 are in isolation at home, under medical monitoring, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS) informs on Sunday.

According to the cited source, a number of 2,286 people who broke the self-isolation rules have been placed under institutional quarantine since the coming into force of Military Ordinance No. 2.

Also, 199 quarantined persons who illegally left their designated residences have been ordered a new 14-day quarantine period.

As many as 248,056 coronavirus tests have been processed nationwide to this date.

There have been 406 calls to the single emergency number 112 in the past 24 hours and 1,406 to the 0800 800 358 toll-free citizens’ support line.

 

Suceava County, Bucharest remain Romania’s worst coronavirus-affected areas

 

The north-eastern Suceava County and Bucharest remain Romania’s worst coronavirus-affected areas, with 3,213 and 1,508 cases, respectively, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS) informs.

Romania has a total of 15,362 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 – 237 cases

 

* Arad – 678

 

* Arges – 173

 

* Bacau – 371

 

* Bihor – 484

 

* Bistrita Nasaud – 262

 

* Botosani – 586

 

* Brasov – 574

 

* Braila – 19

 

* Buzau – 65

 

* Caras Severin – 109

 

* Calarasi – 61

 

* Cluj – 463

 

* Constanta – 252

 

* Covasna – 219

 

* Dambovita – 147

 

* Dolj – 140

 

* Galati – 513

 

* Giurgiu – 196

 

* Gorj – 78

 

* Harghita – 24

 

* Hunedoara – 565

 

* Ialomita – 289

 

* Iasi – 287

 

* Ilfov – 368

 

* Maramures – 70

 

* Mehedinti – 80

 

* Mures – 598

 

* Neamt – 761

 

* Olt – 53

 

* Prahova – 76

 

* Satu Mare – 54

 

* Salaj – 50

 

* Sibiu – 406

 

* Suceava – 3,213

 

* Teleorman – 101

 

* Timis – 471

 

* Tulcea – 86

 

* Vaslui – 133

 

* Valcea – 27

 

* Vrancea – 452

 

* Bucharest – 1,508.

 

557 criminal cases opened for hampering disease combat

 

As many as 557 criminal cases have been opened so far by the authorized departments of Romania’s Interior Ministry for hampering the combat of COVID-19, a criminal offense under Article 352 (1) of the Criminal Code, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS) announced on Saturday.

In the last 24 hours, Police and gendarme officers found 331 people breaking the restriction of movement rules, handing out fines worth a total of 187,800 lei.

The GCS specifies that until the publication in the Official Gazette of the Constitutional Court ruling on the unconstitutionality of some provisions of OUG no. 34 of March 26, 2020 for the amendment and completion of the Government Emergency Ordinance no. 1/1999 regarding the state of siege and the state of emergency, the legal norm in force is applied.

The GCS also 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 at +4021.320.20.20.

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