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GCS announces new cases of coronavirus infections in Romania, total number reaches 19,907

Another 238 cases of persons infected with the novel coronavirus were recorded in Romania since the last informative bulletin, the total number of infections reaching 19,907 cases, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS) announced, on Thursday.

Of the persons confirmed positive, 13,919 were declared healed and discharged.

The intensive care units are now tending to 153 patients.

Until now, 1,299 persons diagnosed with COVID-19 have deceased.

“Given the number of newly-confirmed cases, which is above the average of last week, we draw attention on respecting rigorously the norms of health conduct and prevention of the spread of the novel coronavirus, especially those referring to wearing masks in enclosed spaces, avoiding contact, frequent sanitation of hands and maintaining distance towards other persons,” the GCS stated.

 

COVID-19 quarantine updates: 2,363 people under institutional quarantine; 96,693 in self-isolation

 

A total of 2,363 people are placed under institutional quarantine in Romania, and another 95,693 are in isolation at home, under medical monitoring, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS) informs on Thursday.

As many as 472,850 coronavirus tests have been processed nationwide to this date.

There have been 404 calls to the single emergency number 112 in the past 24 hours and 1,259 to the 0800 800 358 toll-free citizens’ support line.

 

Suceava County, Bucharest City topping Romania’s COVID-19 case count

 

The north-eastern Suceava County and Bucharest City further report Romania’s first and second-highest numbers of coronavirus infection cases: 3,552 and 2,145, respectively, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS) informs.

Romania has a total of 19,669 people confirmed as infected with the novel coronavirus.

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

 

* Alba – 395 cases

 

* Arad – 698

 

* Arges – 272

 

* Bacau – 513

 

* Bihor – 632

 

* Bistrita-Nasaud – 356

 

* Botosani – 796

 

* Brasov – 794

 

* Braila – 42

 

* Buzau – 202

 

* Caras-Severin – 112

 

* Calarasi – 99

 

* Cluj – 575

 

* Constanta – 284

 

* Covasna – 230

 

* Dambovita – 299

 

* Dolj – 235

 

* Galati – 620

 

* Giurgiu – 226

 

* Gorj – 151

 

* Harghita – 160

 

* Hunedoara – 635

 

* Ialomita – 387

 

* Iasi – 600

 

* Ilfov – 543

 

* Maramures – 101

 

* Mehedinti – 115

 

* Mures – 683

 

* Neamt – 893

 

* Olt – 96

 

* Prahova – 117

 

* Satu Mare – 62

 

* Salaj – 98

 

* Sibiu – 509

 

* Suceava – 3,552

 

* Teleorman – 146

 

* Timis – 508

 

* Tulcea – 153

 

* Vaslui – 164

 

* Valcea – 33

 

* Vrancea – 642

 

* Bucharest – 2,145.

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