As many as 4,272 new cases of people infected with SARS-CoV-2 in Romania were reported in the last 24 hours, following 14,588 tests nationwide, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS), the official novel coronavirus communication task force, reported on Tuesday.
These are cases of patients that had not previously tested positive.
As of Tuesday, 479,634 cases of people infected with the novel coronavirus were confirmed in Romania.
A total of 360,934 people were declared cured.
According to the GCS, to date, 4,122,192 tests have been processed nationwide. Of these, 14,588 were performed in the last 24 hours, 9,551 based on the case definition and medical protocol and 5,037 on request.
Also, since the previous daily reporting, the results of 37 tests processed before the last 24 hours and submitted until December 1 were added.
COVID-19 death toll rises by 199 to 11,530
Another 199 people infected with the novel coronavirus died in the last 24 hours in Romania, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS), the official novel coronavirus communication task force, reported on Tuesday.
There are 130 men and 69 women, hospitalised in the counties Alba, Arges, Arad, Bacau, Bihor, Bistrita-Nasaud, Botosani, Braila, Brasov, Buzau, Calarasi, Caras-Severin, Cluj, Constanta , Gorj, Harghita, Hunedoara, Ialomita, Iasi, Maramures, Mures, Prahova, Salaj, Satu Mare, Sibiu, Suceava, Timis, Tulcea, Vaslui, Valcea, Vrancea, Ilfov, and Bucharest.
According to GCS, 2 deaths were registered in the 30-39 years age group, 13 deaths in the 40-49 years age group, 14 deaths in the 50-59 years age group, 51 deaths in the 60-69 years age group, 66 deaths in the 70-79 years age group and 53 deaths in patients over 80 years.
At the same time, 178 of the registered deaths were in patients with comorbidities, 5 deceased patients did not present comorbidities, and for 16 deceased patients no comorbidities have been reported so far.
1,259 patients with COVID-19 in intensive care; hospitalised patients: 13,438
As many as 13,438 people are hospitalised in Romania with COVID-19 in the specialist healthcare facilities, 1,259 of whom are in intensive care, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS), the official novel coronavirus communication task force, informed on Tuesday.
In Romania, 45,863 people confirmed with the novel coronavirus infection are in isolation at home and 12,186 are in institutional isolation.
Also, 65,772 people are in quarantine at home and 63 in institutional quarantine.
A number of 455 people retested positive for COVID-19.
Constanta County, still first in COVID-19 positivity rate at 7.48
Constanta County is still at a 14-day cumulative SARS-CoV-2 positivity rate in excess of 7 per 1,000 population , according to the Tuesday’s daily COVID-19 reporting of the Strategic Communication Group (GCS), the official novel coronavirus communication task force.
According to GCS, Constanta County’s rate is at 7.48 as against 7.49 the previous day.
At the same time, in Ilfov County, the rate decreased to 6.91 from to 7.2 on Monday; in Sibiu County, the rate decreased to6.47 from 6.82 the previous day; Cluj County reported a rate of 6.20 as against 6.38 the day before, and Bucharest City’s rate got to 6.20 from 6.29 the previous day.
In Brasov County, the rate was also declining, 5.96 from 6.16.
A high rate is also maintained in the counties of Arges – 5.25, Arad – 5.16, Alba – 4.97, Mures – 4.68, Timis – 4.32, Satu Mare – 4.15, Prahova – 4.10.
The counties with a low 14-day cumulative positivity rate per 1,000 population are Gorj – 1.42, Harghita – 1.42, Vrancea – 1.66, and Olt – 1.71.
Gorj and Harghita are the only counties in the green area.
With 808 new cases, Bucharest city registers a total of case count of 68,347
Most of the COVID-19 cases recorded so far in Romania have been in Bucharest City – 68,347 and in the counties of Cluj – 21,905, Iasi – 20,282, Prahova – 19,352, Brasov – 19,232, and Timis – 19,177, according to the daily reporting released on Tuesday by the Strategic Communication Group (GCS), the official novel coronavirus communication task force.
As of December 1, in Constanta County there were 17,543 COVID-19 cases, in Ilfov – 15,704, in Sibiu – 14,182, in Arges – 14,110, in Bihor – 14,174, in Suceava – 13,181, in Bacau – 13,149, and in Mures – 12,143.
The areas with the most newly confirmed cases of novel coronavirus from the previous daily reporting are Bucharest City – 808, Constanta County – 312, Ilfov County – 284 and Arges County – 279, according to the daily reporting released on Tuesday by the Strategic Communication Group (GCS), the official novel coronavirus communication task force.
According to GCS, over 100 cases were also reported in the counties of Brasov – 184, Cluj -184, Galati -164, Iasi – 127, Salaj – 120, Bihor – 108, Timis – 105.
The fewest cases were recorded in the counties of Covasna -13, Salaj – 17, Teleorman – 19, GCS reports.