Another 767 cases of infection with the novel coronavirus have been reported in Romania since the last information released by the Strategic Communication Group (GCS), the official novel coronavirus communication task force, bringing the total case count to 37,458 on Sunday at noon.
At the moment, 286 COVID-19 patients are in intensive care.
Of the people confirmed positive, 25,042 were discharged, of which 22,617 patients were cured and 2,425 asymptomatic patients were discharged 10 days after detection.
At the same time, 935 positive patients have been discharged on request.
To date, 958,622 tests have been processed nationwide, according to GCS.
17 people died in the last 24 hours taking the total death toll to 2.026
The Strategic Communication Group (GCS), the official novel coronavirus communication task force, announced on Sunday at noon that in the last 24 hours 17 people infected with the new coronavirus died in Romania.
According to the quoted source, as of Sunday, 2,026 people diagnosed with COVID-19 died.
“Between July 18, 2020 (10:00hrs) – July 19, 2020 (10:00hrs), 17 deaths (5 men and 12 women) were reported of COVID-19 patients hospitalised in the counties of Arges, Buzau, Caras-Severin, Dolj, Galati, Gorj, Iasi, Maramures, Olt and Sibiu,” according to GCS.
Of these, two deaths were recorded in the age class 40-49 years, two deaths in the age class 50-59 years, four in the age class 60-69 years, five in the age class 70-79 years and four in people over the age of 80.
According to the GCS, 16 of the deaths were in patients who had comorbidities. One deceased patient displayed no comorbidities.
4.360 case in Bucharest, 4.257 in Suceava and 2.328 in Brasov
Most of the cases of people infected with the novel coronavirus in Romania have been recorded so far in Bucharest City – 4,360, and the counties of Suceava – 4,257 and Brasov – 2,328, while in nine other counties – Arges, Botosani, Dambovita, Galati, Iasi, Ilfov, Neamt, Prahova and Vrancea – the case count passes the 1,000-mark.
According to the Strategic Communication Group (GCS), the official novel coronavirus communication task force, Romania’s latest COVID-19 case count reached 37,458.
The number of confirmed cases, by counties, according to the reports of the National Institute of Public Health:
* Alba – 561
* Arad – 786
* Arges – 1.960
* Bacau – 868
* Bihor – 723
* Bistrita-Nasaud – 702
* Botosani – 1,102
* Brasov – 2,328
* Braila – 392
* Buzau – 967
* Caras-Severin – 145
* Calarasi – 236
* Cluj – 867
* Constanta – 624
* Covasna – 359
* Dambovita – 1,169
* Dolj – 452
* Galati – 1,571
* Giurgiu – 328
* Gorj – 545
* Harghita – 421
* Hunedoara – 765
* Ialomita – 585
* Iasi – 1,136
* Ilfov – 1.009
* Maramures – 270
* Mehedinti – 334
* Mures – 860
* Neamt – 1,054
* Olt – 493
* Prahova – 1,099
* Satu Mare – 84
* Salaj – 127
* Sibiu – 763
* Suceava – 4,257
* Teleorman – 218
* Timis- 780
* Tulcea – 231
* Vaslui – 312
* Valcea – 214
* Vrancea – 1,362
* Bucharest City – 4,360.
The report also includes 39 people who are not assigned to any county, Agerpres informs.
COVID-19 case count of Romanians abroad reaches 5,215
The Strategic Communication Group (GCS), the official novel coronavirus communication task force, reported on Sunday that 5,215 Romanians abroad have been confirmed as infected with the novel coronavirus, with the COVID-19 death toll of Romanian citizens abroad constant at 122.
Of the 5,215 Romanians confirmed as infected, 1,885 are in Italy, 561 in Spain, 117 in France, 2,330 in Germany, 129 in the United Kingdom, 28 in the Netherlands, 2 in Namibia, 4 in the USA, 111 in Austria, 3 in Belgium, 6 in Japan, 2 in Indonesia, 2 in Switzerland, 2 in Turkey, 2 in Iceland, 2 in Belarus, 15 in Greece, 2 in Cyprus and one each in Argentina, Tunisia, Ireland, Luxembourg, United Arab Emirates, Malta, Brazil , India, Bulgaria, Kazakhstan, Ukraine and Sweden.
Since the beginning of the pandemic, 122 Romanian citizens abroad have died: 31 in Italy, 19 in France, 43 in Great Britain, 9 in Spain, 14 in Germany, 2 in Belgium, one in Sweden, one in Switzerland, one in the USA and one in Brazil.
Among the Romanian citizens confirmed with the novel coronavirus, 158 were declared cured: 135 in Germany, 11 in France, 6 in Japan, 2 in Indonesia, 2 in Namibia, one in Luxembourg and one in Tunisia, according to GCS.
Law enforcement issues 1,662 COVID-19 fines in the past 24 hours
In the last 24 hours, law enforcement officers issued 1,662 fines amounting to 446,300 for violations of Law 55/2020 on measures to prevent and combat the effects of COVID-19the pandemic in Romania, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS), the official novel coronavirus communication task force, reported on Sunday.
In the last 24 hours, 465 calls were registered to the 112 emergency line.
GCS reports that the Interior Ministry made operational on July 4 the 0800800165 toll-free line where violations of the health protection rules can be notified. The calls are taken over by a dispatcher, in an integrated system and distributed to local departments for the verification of the notified aspects.
At the same time, GCS urges citizens to consider only information verified by official sources and to call the 0800.800.358 toll-free novel coronavirus information line, Monday to Friday, between 08:00hrs and 20:00hrs.
Romanians abroad can request information on preventing and combating the virus by calling the +4021.320.20.20 special information line.
As of July 18, 2020, 1,616,161 cases had been reported in the EU / EEA, the United Kingdom, Monaco, San Marino, Switzerland, Andorra. Most cases have been reported in the United Kingdom, Spain, Italy, France and Germany.