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GCS: Romania’s COVID-19 case count rises by 7,661 for 32,120 tests performed in past 24 hours

As many as 7,661 new cases of people infected with SARS-CoV-2 were recorded in the last 24 hours in Romania following 32,120 tests nationwide, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS), the official novel coronavirus communication task force, reported on Thursday.

These are cases of patients that had not previously tested positive.

As of today there were 492,211 cases of novel coronavirus infection confirmed in Romania.

A total of 381,001 people were declared cured.

According to GCS, to date, 4,170,013 tests have been processed nationwide. Of these, 32,120 were performed in the last 24 hours, 20,420 based on the case definition and medical protocol and 11,700 on request.

 

211 persons infected with SARS-CoV-2 died in the past 24 hours; total death toll reaches 11,876

 

125 men and 86 women – infected with the novel coronavirus have died in the past 24 hours, bringing the total number of deaths to 11,876, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS) reports on Thursday.

The GCS states that one death was recorded in the age category 0 to 9 years, two deaths in the age category 20 to 29 years, one death in the age category 30 to 39 years, nine deaths in the age category 40 to 49 years, 23 deaths in the age category 50 to 59 years, 49 deaths in the age category 60 – 69 years, 62 deaths in the age category 70 to 79 years and 64 deaths in the age category over 80 years.

The deceased child is a one-year-old girl from Arges County, who had several comorbidities, the GCS adds.

According to the GCS, 202 of the deaths recorded were of some patients who had medical history, three deaths had no comorbidities, and no medical record have been reported for six of the dead to date.

 

1,252 patients with COVID-19 in ICUs, 13,156 people in hospitals

 

As many as 13,156 people with COVID-19 are admitted to health facilities, of whom 1,252 are in Intensive Care Units, the Strategic Communication Group reported on Thursday.

On Romania’s territory, 44,965 people confirmed with infection with the novel coronavirus are in isolation at home and 12,191 are isolated in medical facilities.

Also, 68,826 people are in quarantine at home and 63 in institutionalized quarantine.

 

Bucharest – 69,821 cases of SARS-CoV-2 infections since beginning of pandemic, followed by Cluj and Iasi

 

Most cases of SARS-CoV-2 infection have been registered so far in Bucharest – 69,821 and in Cluj counties – 22,574, Iasi – 20,839, Prahova – 19,644, Timis – 19,637, Brasov – 19,602, according to the data reported, on Thursday, by the Strategic Communication Group (GCS).

In Constanta county there were 18,300 infection cases, in Ilfov – 16,138, in Sibiu – 14,356, in Arges – 14,462, in Bihor – 14,457, in Suceava – 13,367, in Bacau – 13,433, and in Mures – 12,311.

 

Bucharest sees highest daily rise in cases – 767, followed by Cluj, Constanta, Iasi counties

 

The areas with the most newly confirmed cases of novel coronavirus from the previous daily reporting are Bucharest City – 767, Cluj County – 399, Constanta County – 318, and Iasi County – 316, according to the daily reporting released today by the Strategic Communication Group (GCS).

Other counties with high daily infection rises are Timis – 287, Ilfov – 242, Brasov – 230, Bihor – 173, Arges – 167, Arad – 162, Dambovita – 151 and Prahova – 150.

 

Constanta County remains first in infection rates – 7.15

 

Constanta County remains first in infection rates, having 7.15 cases per thousand inhabitants in the past two weeks, according to the report, sent, on Thursday, by the Strategic Communication Group (GCS).

The second in the ranking is Ilfov County which recorded an increase from 6.57, the value from Wednesday, to 7.12.

 

 Via Agerpres

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