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GCS: 4.207 new cases of COVID-19; 9.938 tests processed in the last 24 hrs at national level

A number of 4,207 new cases of people infected with SARS-CoV-2 have been registered in the past 24 hours, following 9,938 tests processed at national level, the Group of Strategic Communication (GCS) informs on Monday.

These are cases that have not previously had a positive test, says GCS.

As of Monday, 422,852 cases of people infected with the new coronavirus have been confirmed in Romania.

A total of 296,844 people were declared cured.

According to the GCS, to date, 3,908,681 tests have been processed at the national level. Of these, 9,938 were performed in the last 24 hours, 7,488 based on the case definition and medical protocol, and 2,450 upon request.

A number of 13,685 people with COVID-19 are hospitalized in specialized health units, of which 1,160 in intensive care.

In Romania, 48,034 people confirmed with the novel coronavirus infection are in isolation at home and 12,459 are in institutionalized isolation.

Also, 82,274 people are in quarantine at home, and 15 in institutionalized quarantine.

Another 130 people (74 men and 56 women) infected with the novel coronavirus died, the total number of deaths in Romania reaching 10,177.

According to the GCS, 125 of the recorded deaths were in patients who had comorbidities, one did not have comorbidities, and for four no comorbidities had been reported so far.

In the last 24 hours, the police and gendarmes applied 8,948 sanctions, amounting to 1,737,293 lei, as a result of violating the provisions of Law 55/2020 on some measures to prevent and combat the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.

A total of 445 people were positively reconfirmed with COVID-19 following retesting.

The number of Romanians abroad confirmed with the novel coronavirus remains 6,864, and the number of deaths remains at 126.

 

Infection rate increase in Bucharest to 6.61

 

Bucharest has a SARS-CoV-2 infection rate of 6.61 per thousand inhabitants, up from the previous day, when it was 6.13, while the counties of Sibiu and Ilfov still have an incidence rate of over 8 per thousand inhabitants, according to the report sent on Monday by the Strategic Communication Group (GCS).

According to GCS, the highest infection rate is recorded in the Sibiu County, of 8.64 per thousand inhabitants, in the last two weeks, slightly higher than the previous day, when the infection rate in this county was 8.62 per thousand inhabitants.

Ilfov County remains on the second place, with an incidence rate of 8.13, and on the third place is Brasov – 7.19, followed by Cluj – 7.09 per thousand inhabitants.

Bucharest records an incidence rate of 6.61 per thousand inhabitants, slightly up compared to Sunday, when it had a 6.13 infection rate.

A high infection rate is also recorded in the counties of Constanta – 6.82, Alba – 6.12, Arad – 5.87, Timis – 5.57, Bihor – 5.37.

The counties with a low incidence of infections per thousand inhabitants, in the last two weeks, are Gorj – 1.66, Olt – 1.86 and Harghita – 1.89.

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

Bucharest – 1,307, Constanta – 417 and Brasov – 302 are the areas with the most newly confirmed cases of coronavirus compared to the last report.

 

Bucharest, almost 60,000 cases of SARS-CoV-2 infections, followed by counties of Cluj, Iasi, Timis, Prahova

 

Most cases of SARS-CoV-2 infection have been registered so far in Bucharest – 59,712 and in the counties of Cluj – 19,081, Iasi – 17,742, Timis – 17,315, Prahova – 17,158, Brasov – 16,993, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS) informs on Monday.

As many as 14,010 cases were registered in Constanta County, followed by the counties of Ilfov – 13,063, Bihor – 12,724, Sibiu – 12,600, Suceava – 12,300, Bacau – 11,974 and Arges – 11,998.

As of Sunday, 422,852 cases of people infected with the novel coronavirus have been confirmed in Romania. A total of 296,844 people were declared cured.

Via Agerpres

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