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GCS: Romania’s COVID-19 case count rises by 320 to 21.999, death toll reaches 1.420

Another 320 cases of people infected with the new coronavirus have been registered in Romania since the last update, taking the total to 21,999 cases, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS) announced on Sunday.

In the last 24 hours, according to the GCS, 16 deaths have been recorded.

A number of 165 patients are admitted to intensive care units.

Of the people who tested positive, 15,719 were declared cured and discharged from hospital.

In the last 24 hours, there have been 16 deaths (nine men and seven women) recorded of patients hospitalized in Arges, Bacau, Botosani, Brasov, Calarasi, Cluj, Iasi, Olt, Sibiu and Suceava .

Of these, one death was recorded in the 30 to 39 age range, one in the 40 to 49 bracket, four in the 50 to 59 group, four in the 60 to 69 range, four in the 70 to 79 range and two – over 80 years old. All deaths are from patients who had comorbidities.

Until Sunday, 1,410 people diagnosed with COVID-19 had died.

“Given the increase in the number of new cases in recent days, for which the infection with the new coronavirus (COVID-19) has been confirmed, we resume the call to the population to strictly comply with the general health protection measures – wearing a mask indoors, keeping the distance from other people, avoid touching common surfaces and direct contact, frequent hand washing,” the GCS transmitted.

According to the quoted source, “in the absence of responsible health behavior, the establishment of relaxation measures for the resumption of social and economic activities increases the risk of spreading the virus.” “For this reason, the epidemiological context requires compliance with health protection measures through a precautionary, preventive, responsible attitude, which would allow the authorities to continue the measures to reopen other types of activities,” GCS pointed out.

 

2,424 people in institutional quarantine; 90,292 in self-isolation

 

A number of 1,985 people are in institutional quarantine on the Romanian soil, and another 97,750 in isolation at home and under medical monitoring, as a result of the epidemic with the novel coronavirus, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS), the official novel coronavirus communication task force, reported on Sunday.

According to GCS, 560,596 SARS-CoV-2 tests have been processed nationwide in Romania.

In the last 24 hours, 391 calls were recorded to the 112 emergency line and 867 to the 0800 800 358 toll-free novel coronavirus information line.

 

Coronavirus case count breakdown: 3,741 in Suceava County, 2,423 in Bucharest City

 

Most of the cases of people infected with the novel coronavirus in Romania have been recorded so far in Suceava County – 3,741 and in Bucharest – 2,324.

According to the Strategic Communication Group (GCS), the official novel coronavirus communication task force, there were a total of 21,999 people infected with the novel coronavirus in Romania until Sunday.

The number of confirmed cases by counties, according to the reports of the National Institute of Public Health:

 

* Alba – 412 cases

 

* Arad – 703

 

* Arges – 355

 

* Bacau – 562

 

* Bihor – 658

 

* Bistrita Nasaud – 422

 

* Botosani – 890

 

* Brasov – 1,022

 

* Braila – 88

 

* Buzau – 308

 

* Caras Severin – 112

 

* Calarasi – 131

 

* Cluj – 599

 

* Constanta – 312

 

* Covasna – 245

 

* Dambovita – 356

 

* Dolj – 253

 

* Galati – 682

 

* Giurgiu – 242

 

* Gorj – 171

 

* Harghita – 205

 

* Hunedoara – 640

 

* Ialomita – 401

 

* Iasi – 727

 

* Ilfov – 622

 

* Maramures – 119

 

* Mehedinti – 153

 

* Mures – 700

 

* Neamt – 924

 

* Olt – 130

 

* Prahova – 153

 

* Satu Mare – 64

 

* Salaj – 107

 

* Sibiu – 545

 

* Suceava – 3,741

 

* Teleorman – 149

 

* Timis – 511

 

* Tulcea – 165

 

* Vaslui – 165

 

* Valcea – 39

 

* Vrancea – 759

 

* Bucharest – 2,423.

 

Law enforcement issues 288 COVID-19 fines in last 24 hours

 

In the last 24 hours, the police and gendarmes issued 280 fines amounting to 160,450 lei for violations of Law No.55 of May 15, 2020 on measures to prevent and combat the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS), the official novel coronavirus communication task force, reported on Sunday at noon.

Also, the Police reported one instance of hampering disease control, criminalised in Article 352 of the Criminal Code.

According to the GCS, on Saturday, 62 people who violated home isolation or quarantine were placed in institutional quarantine for 14 days or institutional quarantine for a further 14 days was ordered.

GCS reminds people 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.

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

Until June 12, 2020, 1,466,883 cases had been reported in the EU / EEA, the United Kingdom, Monaco, San Marino, Switzerland, Andorra. Most of the cases had been recorded in Italy, France, Germany, Spain and the United Kingdom.

 

New coronavirus case count of Romanian nationals abroad – 3,393, death toll – 114

 

The Strategic Communication Group (GCS) reports that 3,393 Romanians abroad have tested positive for the new coronavirus, and the number of deaths in the diaspora stands at 114.

Of the 3,393 Romanian citizens confirmed as infected, 1,885 are in Italy, 561 in Spain, 107 in France, 681 in Germany, 97 in the United Kingdom, 28 in the Netherlands, 2 in Namibia, 3 in the USA, 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, Brazil and Sweden.

Since the beginning of the SARS-CoV-2 epidemic and until now, 114 Romanian citizens abroad have died: 31 in Italy, 19 in France, 43 in the UK, 9 in Spain, 6 in Germany, 2 in Belgium, one in Sweden, one in Switzerland, one in the USA and one in Brazil.

Of the Romanian citizens confirmed with the new coronavirus, 29 were declared cured: 9 in Germany, 10 in France, 6 in Japan, 2 in Indonesia, one in Luxembourg and one in Tunisia, GCS specifies.

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