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GCS: 8.262 new cases of persons infected with SARS-CoV-2 in the past 24 hrs; 31.082 tests performed at national level

A number of 8,262 new cases of persons infected with SARS-CoV-2 were recorded, in the past 24 hours, following the administering of 31,082 tests at the national level, informs, on Tuesday, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS).

These are cases that have not had a prior positive test, the GCS mentions.

Until Tuesday, on Romanian territory, there were 373,474 cases of persons infected with the novel coronavirus.

A number of 253,244 persons were declared cured.

According to the GCS, up to this time, at the national level, 3,733,410 tests were processed. Of them, 31,082 were administered in the past 24 hours – 18,868 on the basis of the case definition and medical protocol and 12,214 upon request.


497 persons, reconfirmed positive for COVID-19


A number of 497 persons were reconfirmed positive for COVID-19 following re-testing, announced, on Tuesday, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS).


1,174 patients with COVID-19 in ICU, 13,292 persons admitted


A number of 13,292 persons with COVID-19 are admitted to specialty health units, of which 1,174 are in the ICU, informed, on Tuesday, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS).

On Romanian territory, 46,883 persons confirmed to be infected with the novel coronavirus are in home isolation, and 13,382 are in institutionalized isolation.

Furthermore, 80,262 persons are in home quarantine, and 16 in institutionalized quarantine.


Bucharest City adds 1,003 new COVID-19 cases over past 24 hours

Bucharest City registered 1,003 newly confirmed coronavirus cases over the past 24 hours, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS) informed on Tuesday.

The counties of Cluj and Constanta are the areas with the most newly confirmed infections since the last report, with 606 and 422 cases, respectively.


Sibiu County – cumulative COVID-19 case rate of 9 per 1,000 population; Cluj – 7.42


Sibiu County has a 14-day cumulative reported COVID-19 cases rate of 9 per 1,000 population, up from the previous day when it was 8.83, according to the Tuesday COVID-19 reporting released by the Strategic Communication Group (GCS), the official novel coronavirus communication task force.

According to GCS, Cluj County is in second place, with a rate of 7.42 per 1,000 population.

Bucharest City has rate of 5.54 per 1,000 population, down from Monday’s 5.6.

None of the country’s counties are in the green zone.


52,000 COVID-19 cases in Bucharest, followed by Cluj, Iasi, Timis, Prahova counties


Most cases of SARS-CoV-2 infection have been registered so far in Bucharest – 50,986 and in Cluj counties – 16,454, Iasi – 15,532, Timisoara – 15,482, Prahova – 15,336, Brasov – 14,670, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS) informs on Tuesday.

Over 11,000 cases have been registered so far in Suceava County – 11,582, Constanta – 11,393 and Bihor – 11,269, and over 10,000 cases in Bacau counties – 10,840, Ilfov – 10,873, Sibiu – 10,761 and Arges – 10,279.


Number of Romanians abroad confirmed with novel coronavirus reaches 6,863


The total number of Romanians abroad confirmed with infection with the novel coronavirus is 6,863, by one more than in the last report, while the number of deaths stands at 126, informs, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS) on Tuesday.


From the beginning of the epidemic until now, 126 Romanian citizens abroad infected with SARS-CoV-2 have died: 31 in Italy, 19 in France, 43 in Great Britain, 11 in Spain, 14 in Germany, 2 in Belgium and one each in Sweden, Switzerland, USA, Brazil, Republic of the Congo and Greece, states GCS.


30,7 pct of deaths  reported in Arad, Bucharest, Timis, Mures and Sibiu


More than 30% of all COVID-19-related deaths in Romania recorded last week were in Arad, Bucharest, Timis, Mures and Sibiu, the National Institute of Public Health (INSP) said on Tuesday.

According to the weekly surveillance report, based on data reported in the November 9-15 week, 30.7% the total death toll in Romania were reported by in Arad, Bucharest, Timis, Mures and Sibiu.

In the same week, 31.9% of all cases were reported by Bucharest, Cluj, Sibiu, Constanta and Ilfov.

Since the beginning of the pandemic, 1 in 52 cases has been reported in medical staff.

According to INSP, 83.1% of all deaths were in people over 60, and 59.2% were in men.

According to the same report, 95.3% of the deceased had at least one comorbidity.

Via Agerpres



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