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GCS: With 1,295 new infections, Romania’s COVID-19 case count tops 50,000

Another 1,295 new cases of SARS-CoV-2 infection have been registered since the last report by the Strategic Communication Group (GCS), the said coronavirus communication task force announced on Friday.

None of these had previously tested positive, the GCS mentions.

As many as 50,886 cases of people infected with the novel coronavirus have been confirmed in Romania until Friday, GCS said, adding that 27,007 patients were declared cured and 4,433 asymptomatic patients were discharged 10 days after detection.

As many as 1,202,607 tests have been processed nationwide so far. Of these, 22,777 were performed in the last 24 hours – 13,133 based on the case definition and the medical protocol, and 9,654 on request.

Also, the results of 2,210 tests processed before the last 24 hours and submitted by July 31 have also been reported since the last GCS update.

 

39 persons dead to COVID-19, total number of deaths reaches 2.343

 

Another 39 persons have died of the novel coronavirus, the total number of deaths reaching 2,343 persons, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS) informed on Friday.

“In the 30.07.2020 (10:00) – 31.07.2020 (10:00) interval there were 39 deaths (22 men and 17 women) of patients infected with the novel coronavirus admitted to the hospitals in the counties of Arad, Arges, Bacau, Braila, Brasov, Buzau, Calarasi, Caras-Severin, Constanta, Dambovita, Galati, Harghita, Hunedoara, Ialomita, Maramures, Mehedinti, Mures, Neamt, Olt, Prahova, Teleorman, Timis, Vrancea and Bucharest,” the GCS mentions.

According to the quoted source, one death occurred in the 30-39 years old category, 2 in the 40-49 years old category, 3 deaths in the 50-59 years old category, 12 deaths in the 60-69 years old category, 14 in the 70-79 years old category and 7 deaths in the over 80 years old category.

All 39 deaths recorded are of patients that presented comorbidities.

 

654 persons reconfirmed positive for COVID-19

 

A number of 654 persons were retested and reconfirmed positive for COVID-19, announced, on Friday, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS).

“Distinctly from newly-confirmed cases, following the retesting of patients who were already positive, 654 persons were reconfirmed positive,” the quoted source mentions.

 

COVID-19 highest case counts: Bucharest – 5,887, Suceava – 4,527 and Arges – 3,224

 

Bucharest City (5,887) and the counties of Suceava (4,527) and Arges (3,224) are the areas with the most cases of COVID-19 registered so far, informs the Strategic Communication Group (GCS) on Friday.

Brasov County has passed the 3,000-case threshold – specifically 3,064, and Galati County records 2,097 illnesses.

Another 12 counties have more than 1,000 reported cases to date – Arad, Bacau, Botosani, Buzau, Cluj, Dambovita, Iasi, Ilfov, Neamt, Prahova, Timis and Vrancea.

The GCS report also includes 51 people who are not assigned to any county.

 

COVID-19 count case of Romanians abroad reaches 5,486, out-of-country death toll steady at 123

 

The number of Romanians abroad confirmed as infected with the novel coronavirus is 5,486, while the number of out-of-country coronavirus-related Romanian fatalities remained steady since the last report at 123, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS) reports on Friday.

According to the cited source, of the 5,486 coronavirus-infected Romanian citizens, 1,891 are in Italy, 561 – in Spain, 124 – in France, 2,558 – 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 in each Argentina, Tunisia, Ireland, Luxembourg, the UAE, Malta, Brazil, India, Bulgaria, Kazakhstan, Ukraine, Sweden and the Republic of Congo.

The death toll of out-of-country Romanians since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic is 123: 31 in Italy, 19 in France, 43 in the UK, 9 in Spain, 14 in Germany, 2 in Belgium and one in each Sweden, Switzerland, the USA, Brazil and the Republic of Congo.

As many as 189 Romanians who tested positive for coronavirus have been meanwhile declared cured as follows: 159 in Germany, 18 in France, 6 in Japan, 2 in Indonesia, 2 in Namibia, one in Luxembourg and one in Tunisia.

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