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GCS: 1,120 new cases of infection with SARS-CoV-2 recorded in Romania since the last report

Another 1,120 cases of people infected with the novel coronavirus have been recorded in Romania since the last report, bringing the total case count to 44,798, announced on Sunday the Strategic Communication Group (GCS), the official novel coronavirus communication task force.

These were cases that hadn’t tested positive previously.

A breakdown by counties of the number of confirmed cases (total)/number of newly confirmed cases:

 

* Alba – 677 – 16

* Arad – 920 – 29

* Arges – 2,685 – 105

* Bacau – 1,181 – 46

* Bihor – 785 – 6

* Bistrita-Nasaud – 790 – 10

* Botosani – 1,138 – 7

* Brasov – 2,703 – 30

* Braila – 636 – 40

* Buzau – 1,156 – 31

* Caras-Severin – 201 – 3

* Calarasi – 274 – 4

* Cluj – 1,011 – 7

* Constanta – 798 – 26

* Covasna – 398 – 1

* Dambovita – 1,500 – 71

* Dolj – 591 – 24

* Galati – 1,885 – 41

* Giurgiu – 371 – 2

* Gorj – 698 – 19

* Harghita – 460 – 9

* Hunedoara – 869 – 9

* Ialomita – 691 – 14

* Iasi – 1,315 – 55

* Ilfov – 1,160 – 29

* Maramures – 344 – 12

* Mehedinti – 599 – 68

* Mures – 914 – 6

* Neamt – 1,139 – 11

* Olt – 635 – 28

* Prahova – 1,511 – 80

* Satu Mare – 91 – -1*

* Salaj – 156 – 4

* Sibiu – 856 – 6

* Suceava – 4,409 – 12

* Teleorman – 312 – 3

* Timis – 995 – 12

* Tulcea – 261 – 6

* Vaslui – 523 – 57

* Valcea – 381 – 60

* Vrancea – 1,572 – 51

* Bucharest City – 5,161 – 67

TOTAL – 44,798 – 1,120

 

According to GCS, in the specialized health units, the total number of people hospitalized with COVID-19 is 6,662, and of these, 351 patients are hospitalized in ICU.

 

379 people – retest positive for SARS-CoV-2

 

A number of 379 people retested positive for SARS-CoV-2, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS) announced on Sunday.

“Aside from the newly confirmed cases, following the retesting of patients who had already tested positive, 379 people retested positive,” says GCS.

 

Romania’s COVID-19 death toll rises by 22 to 2,187

 

The Strategic Communication Group (GCS), the official novel coronavirus communication task force, announced on Sunday that in the last 24 hours 22 people infected with the novel coronavirus died in Romania, the death toll thus reaching 2,187.

The latest victims are 17 men and 5 women, hospitalized in Alba, Bihor, Braila, Constanta, Dambovita, Gorj, Maramures, Mehedinti, Mures, Prahova, Sibiu, Suceava, Timis, Vrancea and the Bucharest Municipality.

Of these, 2 deaths were recorded in the 40-49 age range, 3 deaths in the 50-59 age group, 6 in the 60-69 years age group, 8 in the 70-79 age group and 3 in people over the age of 80.

According to the GCS, 20 of the deaths were in patients who had comorbidities. One deceased patient displayed no comorbidities, and for one patient no comorbidities had been reported.

 

COVID-19 case count of Romanians abroad reaches 5,329, death toll – 123

 

The Strategic Communication Group (GCS), the official novel coronavirus communication task force, also reported on Sunday that 5,329 Romanians abroad had been confirmed infected with the novel coronavirus, with the death toll constant at 123.

Of the 5,329 Romanian citizens confirmed to be infected, 1,891 were in Italy, 561 in Spain, 124 in France, 2,401 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.16 in Greece, 2 in Cyprus and one each in Argentina, Tunisia, Ireland, Luxembourg, the United Arab Emirates, Malta, Brazil, India, Bulgaria, Kazakhstan, Ukraine, Sweden and the Republic of the Congo.

Since the beginning of the pandemic, 123 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, one in Brazil and one in the Republic of the Congo.

Of the Romanian citizens abroad confirmed with the novel coronavirus, 165 were declared cured: 135 in Germany, 18 in France, 6 in Japan, 2 in Indonesia, 2 in Namibia, one in Luxembourg and one in Tunisia, GCS states.

These data are obtained by the Romanian diplomatic missions and consular offices abroad, either from the competent authorities of the states of residence, insofar as these data are subject to public communication, or directly from Romanian citizens abroad.

As of July 25, 2020, 1,665,802 cases have 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.

Citizens are advised to consider only the information verified by official sources and to call for recommendations and other information on the TELVERDE line – 0800.800.358.

The TELVERDE number is not an emergency number, it is a telephone line strictly assigned for informing citizens and it is valid for national calls, from Monday to Friday, between 8:00 and 20:00 hrs. Also, Romanians abroad can request information on preventing and combating the virus at the line specially dedicated to them, +4021.320.20.20, states the quoted source.

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