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GCS: Romania’s COVID-19 case count rises by 1.030 to 40.163

Another 1,030 cases of infection with the novel coronavirus have been registered since the last report by the Strategic Communication Group (GCS), the official novel coronavirus communication task force, bringing the total case count to 40,163 on Wednesday.

According to GCS, following tests performed at national level compared with the last report, 1,030 new cases of infection were registered, these being cases that hadn’t tested positive previously.

Aside from the newly confirmed cases, following the retesting of patients who were already positive, 372 people were reconfirmed positive.

In the special healthcare facilities, the total number of people hospitalised with COVID-19 is 5,179. Of these, 293 patients are in intensive care.

Also, 24,663 patients were declared cured and 2,693 asymptomatic people were discharged 10 days after detection.

To date, 1,009,273 tests have been processed nationwide.

 

Death toll rises by 27 to 2,101

 

The Strategic Communication Group (GCS), the official novel coronavirus communication task force, announced on Wednesday that in the last 24 hours 27 people infected with the new coronavirus died in Romania, taking the COVID-19 death toll to 2,101.

The latest fatalities are 19 men and 8 women, hospitalised in the counties of Alba, Arges, Bistrita-Nasaud, Braila, Brasov, Buzau, Constanta, Galati, Gorj, Ialomita, Iasi, Maramures, Mures, Sibiu, Suceava, Timis, Bucuresti and Ilfov.

Of these, two deaths were recorded in the 30-39 age category, one death in the 40-49 age class, three in the 50-59 age range, six in the 60-69 age range, nine in the 70-79 age category and six in people over the age of 80.

According to the GCS, 26 of the deaths were in patients who had comorbidities. One deceased patient displayed no comorbidities.

 

Coronavirus case count of Romanians abroad reaches 5,262

 

The Strategic Communication Group (GCS), the official novel coronavirus communication task force, reported on Wednesday that 5,262 Romanians abroad had been confirmed infected with the novel coronavirus, with the death toll constant at 122.

Of the 5,262 Romanian citizens confirmed to be infected, 1,885 were in Italy, 561 in Spain, 117 in France, 2,349 in Germany, 157 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, the 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 USA and one in Brazil.

Of the Romanian citizens abroad 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, GCS states.

 

808 fines issued in past 24 hours for infringement of measures in context of COVID-19 pandemic

 

Policemen and gendarmes have issued, in the past 24 hours, 808 fines, worth 111,875 RON, following the infringement of provisions of Law 55/2020 regarding some measures for the prevention and combating of the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS) informs, on Wednesday.

According to the GCS, on Romanian territory, 336 persons confirmed to be infected with the novel coronavirus are in home isolation, while 213 persons are in institutional isolation.

The GCS mentions that the number of persons in isolation/quarantine is dynamic and the data is being updated and introduced in applications at the level of competent structures.

In the past 24 hours, there were 721 calls to single emergency line 112 and 1,736 to the TELVERDE line (0800 800 358) opened specially to inform citizens.

 

Most cases of people infected with SARS-CoV-2 recorded in the last 24 hours Bucharest: 152

 

Most new cases of people infected with SARS-CoV-2 have been recorded in the last 24 hours in Bucharest – 152, followed by the counties of Arges, 89, Prahova, 70, Galati, 50, Brasov, 48, Cluj, 46 and Braila, 43.

The fewest cases were recorded in the counties of Harghita, 0, Satu Mare, 1 and Giurgiu, 2.

According to the Strategic Communication Group (GCS), a further 1,030 cases of infection with the novel coronavirus have been recorded since the last reporting by the Strategic Communication Group, bringing the total number of illnesses to 40,163 on Wednesday.

Total number of cases by confirmed counties / number of newly confirmed cases, according to the report of the National Institute of Public Health, is as follows:

* Alba – 613 / 24
* Arad – 836 / 35
* Arges – 2,265 / 89
* Bacau – 955 / 8
* Bihor – 738 / 9
* Bistrita-Nasaud – 728 / 17
* Botosani – 1,112 / 4
* Brasov – 2,472 / 48
* Braila – 464 / 43
* Buzau – 1,041 / 23
* Caras-Severin – 167 / 3
* Calarasi – 247 / 4
* Cluj – 948 / 46
* Constanta – 689 / 32
* Covasna – 382 / 6
* Dambovita – 1,289 / 36
* Dolj – 485 / 16
* Galati – 1,727 / 50
* Giurgiu – 330 / 2
* Gorj – 602 / 26
* Harghita – 424 / 0
* Hunedoara – 798 / 16
* Ialomita – 609 / 5
* Iasi – 1,176 / 27
* Ilfov – 1,069 / 24
* Maramures – 287 / 3
* Mehedinti – 371 / 15
* Mures – 878 / 7
* Neamt – 1,087 / 16
* Olt – 529 / 3
* Prahova – 1,253 / 70
* Satu Mare – 86 / 1
* Salaj – 137 / 5
* Sibiu – 792 / 13
* Suceava – 4,317 / 27
* Teleorman – 250 / 18
* Timis – 858 / 29
* Tulcea – 241 / 7
* Vaslui – 418 / 10
* Valcea – 248 / 27
* Vrancea – 1,434 / 34
* Bucharest – 4,770 / 152

The GCS report also includes 41 people who are not allocated to any county.

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