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October 5, 2022

GCS: 9.272 new cases of COVID-19 in Romania; tests administered in past 24 hours – 36.453

A number of 9,272 new cases of persons infected with SARS-CoV-2 were recorded, in the past 24 hours, following the administering of 36,453 tests at the national level, informs, on Friday, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS).

These are cases that did not have a prior positive test, while 1,412 people retested positive for SARS-CoV-2, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS) also announced .

Until Friday, on Romanian territory, there were 403,123 confirmed cases of persons infected with the novel coronavirus.

A number of 278,676 persons were declared cured.

According to the GCS, until this time, at the national level, 3,844,732 tests were administered. Of them, 36,453 were conducted in the past 24 hours – 21,299 on the basis of the case definition and 15,154 on demand.


Romania’s COVID-19 death toll rises by 160


Another 160 people – 104 men and 56 women – infected with the novel coronavirus have died, COVID-29 death toll in Romania reaching 9,756, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS) informs on Friday.

Eight deaths were recorded in the age group 40-49 years; 15 in the age category 50-59 years; 38 in the age category 60-69 years; 64 deaths in the age category 70-79 years and 35 in the category over 80 years.

According to the GCS, 151 of the deaths were recorded in patients with comorbidities, two deceased patients did not have pre-existing medical conditions and for seven patients no comorbities had been reported so far.


Number of ICU patients critical at 1,139, hospitalised Covid patients 13,548


As many as 13,548 COVID-19 patients are being treated in health facilities, of whom 1,139 are in intensive care, the Strategic Communication Group reported on Friday.

46,568 people confirmed with the novel coronavirus are in isolation at home, and 13,628 are in institutional isolation.

Also, 77,496 people are in quarantine at home, and 17 are placed in institutional quarantine.


Sibiu County first in infection rate, followed by Ilfov County


Sibiu County remains the first in what regards the infection rate for COVID-19, but drops to 8.9 per thousand people, while Ilfov County became second, with a SARS-CoV-2 infection rate of 7.89 per thousand people, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS) reports on Friday.

Cluj County is third, with an incidence of 7.31 per thousand people.

Bucharest has an incidence of 5.79 per thousand people, an increase over Thursday, when the rate stood at 5.66.

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

Via Agerpes

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