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GCS reports 165 new cases of coronavirus infections in Romania; total number of cases reaches 18,594

A number of 165 new cases of people infected with the novel coronavirus have been recorded in Romania since the last information that bring the total case count to 18,594, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS), the official coronavirus communication task force, reported on Wednesday.

Of the people confirmed positive, 12,162 have been declared cured and discharged.

As many as 198 COVID-19 patients are in intensive care.

To date, 1,223 people diagnosed with COVID-19 have died in Romania.

 

4,935 people in quarantine, 82,655 people in isolation at home

 

As many as 4,935 people are in institutional quarantine in Romania, and another 82,655 in isolation at home and under medical monitoring as a result of the ongoing novel coronavirus pandemic, the Group for Strategic Communication (GCS), the official novel coronavirus communication task force, reported on Wednesday at noon.

To date, 397,563 tests for the SARS-CoV-2 infection have been processed nationwide.

In the last 24 hours, 402 calls were recorded to the 112 emergency line, and 1,093 to the 0800 800 358 toll-free novel coronavirus information line.

 

181 persons fined in the past 24 hours for breaking provisions meant to combat pandemic

 

As many as 181 persons have been fined by the policemen and gendarmers in the past 24 hours for breaking the provisions of Law No. 55/2020 meant to prevent and combat the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS) announced on Wednesday. The fines were worth a total of 142,400 lei.

The MAI (Ministry of Interior) forces also identified two offense of hindering disease combat, under article 352 of the Criminal Code.

 

Moreover, on May 26, 61 persons, who did not observe the home isolation measures or quarantine measure, were placed under institutionalized quarantine for 14 days or re-placed under quarantine for a new period of 14 days.

GCS reminds the citizens to consider only the information verified through official sources and to call the 0800.800.358 toll-free coronavirus information line for recommendations and other information.

Romanians abroad can request information on preventing and combating the virus by calling the +4021.320.20.20 special line.

As of May 26, 1,361,100 cases have been reported in the EU / EEA, the United Kingdom, Monaco, San Marino, Switzerland, Andorra. Most of the cases reported were in Italy, France, Germany, Spain and the United Kingdom.

 

Suceava County, Bucharest City still topping COVID-19 case count in Romania

 

Most of the cases of people infected with the novel coronavirus in Romania have been reported in Suceava County – 3,465 and in Bucharest City- 1,862.

According to the Strategic Communication Group (GCS), the official novel coronavirus communication task force, there are a total of 18,594 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:

 

* Alba – 350

 

* Arad – 696

 

* Arges – 245

 

* Bacau – 498

 

* Bihor – 561

 

* Bistrita Nasaud – 323

 

* Botosani – 733

 

* Brasov – 707

 

* Braila – 27

 

* Buzau – 181

 

* Caras Severin – 112

 

* Calarasi – 87

 

* Cluj – 540

 

* Constanta – 276

 

* Covasna – 230

 

* Dambovita – 268

 

* Dolj – 207

 

* Galati – 580

 

* Giurgiu – 212

 

* Gorj – 134

 

* Harghita – 121

 

* Hunedoara – 628

 

* Ialomita – 355

 

* Iasi – 525

 

* Ilfov – 510

 

* Maramures – 97

 

* Mehedinti – 108

 

* Mures – 670

 

* Neamt – 873

 

* Olt – 78

 

* Prahova – 104

 

* Satu Mare – 61

 

* Salaj – 87

 

* Sibiu – 494

 

* Suceava – 3,465

 

* Teleorman – 138

 

* Timis – 501

 

* Tulcea – 143

 

* Vaslui – 158

 

* Valcea – 28

 

* Vrancea – 587

 

* Bucharest – 1,862.

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