As many as 1,232 new cases of people infected with SARS-CoV-2 have been recorded in Romania since the previous report, following tests performed nationwide, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS), the official novel coronavirus communication task force, reported on Tuesday.
The new cases regard people that have not previously tested positive.
As of Tuesday, 55,241 cases of people infected with the novel coronavirus had been confirmed in Romania. GCS shows that 28,006 patients were declared cured and 5,136 asymptomatic patients were discharged 10 days after detection.
According to GCS, to date, 1,268,899 tests have been processed nationwide. Of these, 20,581 were performed in the last 24 hours, 13,033 based on the case definition and medical protocol, and 7,548 upon request.
7.771 people admitted to hospitals, 436 patients in ICU
As many as 7,771 people with COVID-19 are admitted to health facilities, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS) reported on Tuesday.
There are 436 patients at ICU, the source added.
On the territory of Romania, 5,322 people confirmed with infection with the novel coronavirus are in isolation at home, and 4,561 are in institutionalized isolation.
Also, 18,863 people are in quarantine at home, and 177 in institutionalized quarantine.
Romania’s COVID-19 death toll reaches rises by 48 to 2.480
Another 48 people infected with the novel coronavirus have died in Romania, bringing the total death toll to 2,480, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS), the official novel coronavirus communication task force, reported on Tuesday.
According to GCS, those who died in the last 24 hours are 31 men and 17 women, hospitalised in the counties of Arad, Arges, Bacau, Bihor, Bistrita-Nasaud, Braila, Brasov, Caras-Severin, Dambovita, Galati, Harghita, Hunedoara, Maramures, Mehedinti, Olt, Prahova, Sibiu, Suceava, Vrancea, Ilfov, and Bucharest City.
Of the deaths, one was registered in the 30 – 39 years age bracket, 2 in the 40 – 49 years age bracket, 4 in the 50 – 59 years age bracket, 17 in the 60 – 69 years age bracket, 12 in the 70 – 79 years age bracket and 12 in the over 80.
All 48 deaths were in patients with preexisting conditions.
712 persons retest positive to COVID-19
As many as 712 people were retested and reconfirmed positively with COVID-19, announced on Sunday, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS).
“Distinct from newly confirmed cases, following the retesting of patients who were already positive, 712 people were reconfirmed positively”, the source quoted.
As many as 1,232 new cases of people infected with SARS-CoV-2 were recorded, compared to the last report, following national tests.
Most cases of COVID-19 are in Bucharest (6,366) and the counties of Suceava (4,599) and Arges (3,607)
The City of Bucharest (6,366) and the counties of Suceava (4,599) and Arges (3,607) are the areas with the most cases of COVID-19 registered to date, informs the Strategic Communication Group on Tuesday.
More than 3,000 cases are also registered in Brasov County – 3,322, and more than 2,000 cases – in Dambovita – 2,043, in Galati county – 2,289 and Prahova county – 2,195.
As many as 14 counties have more than 1,000 reported cases to date – Arad, Bacau, Bihor, Botosani, Buzau, Cluj, Constanta, Hunedoara, Iasi, Ilfov, Mures, Neamt, Timis, Vrancea.
The GCS report also includes 52 people who are not allocated to any county.
Bucharest (158), Arges County (95) and Brasov County (95) top the ranking of newly confirmed COVID-19 cases in Romania
Bucharest (158), Arges County (95) and Brasov County (95) are topping the ranking of newly confirmed COVID-19 cases in Romania, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS), the official novel coronavirus communication task force, reported on Tuesday.
A breakdown by counties of the new cases reported in the last 24 hours:
* Alba – 8
* Arad – 23
* Arges – 95
* Bacau – 63
* Bihor – 11
* Bistrita-Nasaud – 15
* Botosani – 5
* Braşov – 95
* Braila – 33
* Buzau – 15
* Caraş-Severin – 25
* Calarasi – 9
* Cluj – 27
* Constanta – 34
* Covasna – 18
* Dambovita – 51
* Dolj – 20
* Galati – 40
* Giurgiu – 9
* Gorj – 39
* Harghita – 15
* Hunedoara – 22
* Ialomita – 20
* Iasi – 22
* Ilfov – 28
* Maramures – 11
* Mehedinti – 24
* Mures – 10
* Neamt – 34
* Olt – 13
* Prahova – 61
* Satu Mare – 2
* Salaj – 6
* Sibiu – 11
* Suceava – 15
* Teleorman – 11
* Timis – 43
* Tulcea – 1
* Vaslui – 27
* Valcea – 21
* Vrancea – 42
* Bucharest City- 158
INSP: There is upward trend for new infections in 30 counties and in Bucharest
The National Institute of Public Health (INSP) informs on Tuesday that in the week of July 27 – August 2, 33.9% of all cases of infections with new coronavirus were registered in Bucharest, Arge, Prahova, Brasov and Dambovita.
According to the weekly surveillance report based on data reported until August 2, 36.8% of all deaths were recorded in the counties of Arges, Prahova, Dambovita and Bacau and in Bucharest.
INSP shows that in Arges county the cumulative incidence rate is over 200 cases/100,000 inhabitants, and in other seven counties – over 100/100,000 inhabitants.
At the same time, there is an upward trend in COVID-19 cases, compared to the previous week, in 30 counties and in Bucharest.
According to the quoted source, one in 14 cases was detected in the case of medical staff. 78.6% of all deaths were in people over 60, and 59% were in men.
INSP states that 94.8% of all those who died from COVID-19 had at least one associated comorbidity, such as cardiovascular, neurological, renal, lung disorders, diabetes, obesity, neoplasm.