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GCS: Romania’s case count rises by 1.378 to 59.273

As many as 1,378 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 Friday.

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

As of Friday, 59,273 cases of people infected with the novel coronavirus had been confirmed in Romania. GCS shows that 29,289 patients were declared cured and 5,897 asymptomatic patients were discharged 10 days after detection.

According to GCS, to date, 1,343,315 tests have been processed nationwide. Of these, 23,946 were performed in the last 24 hours, 14,276 based on the case definition and medical protocol, and 9,670 upon request.

 

Another  50 persons have died, death toll reaches  2,616

 

Another 50 people infected with the novel coronavirus have died in Romania, bringing the total death toll to 2,616, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS), the official novel coronavirus communication task force, reported on Friday.

According to GCS, 31 men and 19 women died in the last 24 hours who were hospitalised in the counties of Alba, Arad, Arges, Bacau, Bihor, Bistrita-Nasaud, Botosani, Braila, Brasov, Cluj, Dambovita, Galati, Gorj, Harghita , Hunedoara, Iasi, Maramures, Mehedinti, Prahova, Sibiu, Timis, Valcea, Vaslui, Ilfov, and Bucharest City.

Of the latest deaths, 4 were in the age bracket 40 – 49 years age bracket; 4 in the 50 – 59 years age bracket; 11 in the 60 – 69 years age bracket; 17 in the 70 – 79 years age bracket, and 14 were aged over 80 years.

All 50 deaths were in patients who had pre-existing conditions.

 

7,801 people hospitalized with COVID-19, 446 in intensive care

 

As of Friday at noon, there were 7,801 people with COVID-19 in Romania hospitalised in special healthcare facilities, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS), the official novel coronavirus communication task force, informed on Friday.

As many as 446 of the patients were in intensive care.

As of the same date, 6,076 people in Romania confirmed with the novel coronavirus were in isolation at home, and 5,031 in institutional isolation.

Also, 20,210 people were in quarantine at home and 170 in institutional quarantine.

 

Most newly confirmed COVID-19 reported in Bucharest City – 199; Prahova County – 110; Arges County – 96

 

Bucharest (199), Prahova County (110) and Arges County (96) are the areas with the most newly confirmed COVID-19 cases in since the previous reports, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS), the official novel coronavirus communication task force, reported on Friday.

 

5,612 Romanians abroad confirmed infected with SARS-CoV-2, number of deaths stay stagnant at 123

 

As many as 5,612 Romanians abroad were confirmed infected with SARS-CoV-2 as of Friday, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS), the official novel coronavirus communication task force, announced on Friday.

According to GCS, the death toll of Romanian nationals stayed stagnant at 123.

Of the 5,571 Romanian citizens confirmed to be infected, 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 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, 18 in Greece, 2 in Cyprus and one each in Argentina, Tunisia, Ireland, Luxembourg, the United Arab Emirates, Malta, Brazil, India, Bulgaria, Kazakhstan, Ukraine, Sweden, Republic of Congo and Qatar.

Since the beginning of the pandemic, 123 Romanian nationals abroad had died: 31 in Italy, 19 in France, 43 in Great Britain, 9 in Spain, 14 in Germany, 2 in Belgium and one each in Sweden, Switzerland, USA, Brazil and the Republic of the Congo.

Of the Romanian citizens confirmed with the novel coronavirus abroad, 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.

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

As of August 6, 1,780,002 cases of COVID-19 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.

Globally, 18,793,522 cases had been confirmed, Agerpres informed.

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