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GCS: Romania’s COVID-19 case count rises by 1.309 to 56.550

As many as 1,309 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 Wednesday.

The new cases regard people that have not previously tested positive.

As of Tuesday, 56,550 cases of people infected with the novel coronavirus had been confirmed in Romania. GCS shows that 28,584 patients were declared cured and 5,370 asymptomatic patients were discharged 10 days after detection.

According to GCS, to date, 1,295,222 tests have been processed nationwide. Of these, 24,108 were performed in the last 24 hours, 15,956 based on the case definition and medical protocol, and 8,152 upon request.

 

922 persons retest positive to COVID-19

 

As many as 922 people were retested and reconfirmed positively with COVID-19, announced on Wednesday the Strategic Communication Group (GCS).

“Distinct from newly confirmed cases, following the retesting of patients who were already positive, 922 people were reconfirmed positively”, the source said.

As many as 1,309 new cases of people infected with SARS-CoV-2 were recorded, compared to the last report, following national tests.

 

Romania’s COVID-19 death toll rises by 41 to 2.521

 

The Strategic Communication Group (GCS), the official novel coronavirus communication task force, announced on Wednesday that in the last 24 hours 41 people infected with the novel coronavirus died in Romania, the death toll thus reaching 2,521.

The latest victims are 28 men and 13 women, hospitalized in Alba, Arges, Bacau, Bihor, Botosani, Braila, Brasov, Calarasi, Caras-Severin, Cluj, Dambovita, Galati, Gorj, Harghita, Hunedoara, Ialomita, Iasi, Neamt, Olt, Suceava, Timis, Tulcea, Vaslui and the Bucharest Municipality.

Of these, 2 deaths were recorded in the 40-49 age range, 1 death in the 50-59 age group, 11 in the 60-69 years age group, 17 in the 70-79 age group and 10 in people over the age of 80.

According to the GCS, 40 of the deaths were in patients who had comorbidities. One deceased patient displayed no comorbidities, and for one patient no comorbidities had been reported.

 

7.919 people with COVID-19,  currently hospitalized; 464 patients in intensive care

 

As many as 7,919 people with COVID-19 are currently hospitalised in Romania, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS), the official novel coronavirus communication task force, informed on Wednesday.

As many as 464 COVID-19 patients are in intensive care.

As of the same date, 5,568 people confirmed with the novel coronavirus in Romania were in isolation at home, and 4,736 in institutional isolation.

Also, 18,710 people were in quarantine at home, and 174 in institutional quarantine.

 

Most COVID-19 cases in Romania: Bucharest – 6,509, Suceava – 4,633, Arges – 3,705

 

Most of the cases of SARS-CoV-2 infections in Romania have been reported in Bucharest City – 6,509 as well as the counties of Suceava – 4,633 and Arges – 3,705, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS), the official novel coronavirus communication task force, informed on Wednesday.

Over 3,000 cases were reported in Brasov County – 3,413, and over 2,000 cases in the counties of Dambovita – 2,092, Galati – 2,331 and Prahova – 2,271.

At the same time, 14 counties had reported more than 1,000 cases so far – Arad, Bacau, Bihor, Botosani, Buzau, Cluj, Constanta, Hunedoara, Iasi, Ilfov, Mures, Neamt, Timis, and Vrancea.

 

Most newly confirmed cases of COVID-19 recorded in Bucharest – 143, Arges – 98 and Brasov – 91

 

Bucharest City (143), Arges County (98) and Brasov County (91) are the areas with the most newly confirmed COVID-19 cases in Romania since the previous report, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS), the official novel coronavirus communication task force, reported on Wednesday.

According to GCS, 1,309 new cases of people infected with the novel coronavirus have been recorded since the previous report, following tests performed nationwide.

 

5,611 Romanians abroad had been confirmed infected with the novel coronavirus

 

The Strategic Communication Group (GCS), the official novel coronavirus communication task force, reported on Wednesday that 5,611 Romanians abroad had been confirmed infected with the novel coronavirus, with their total death toll stagnant at 123.

Of the 5,611 Romanians confirmed to be infected with SARS-CoV-2, 1,891 were in Italy, 570 in Spain, 124 in France, 2,672 in Germany, 157 in the United Kingdom, 28 in the Netherlands, 2 in Namibia, 4 in the United States, 111 in Austria, 3 in Belgium, 6 in Japan, 2 in Indonesia, 2 in Switzerland, 2 in Turkey, 2 in Iceland, 2 in Belarus, 18 in Greece, 2 in Cyprus and one each in Argentina, Tunisia, Ireland, Luxembourg, United Arab Emirates, Malta, Brazil, India, Bulgaria, Kazakhstan, Ukraine, Sweden and the Republic of 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 the USA, one in Brazil and one in the Republic of Congo.

Of the Romanian citizens confirmed with the novel coronavirus, 189 were declared cured: 159 in Germany, 18 in France, 6 in Japan, 2 in Indonesia, 2 in Namibia, one in Luxembourg and one in Tunisia, according to GCS.

Romanians abroad can request information on preventing and combating the virus by calling the +4021.320.20.20 special line.

As of August 4, 1,755,809 cases of novel coronavirus infection 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.

 

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