A number of 6,460 new cases of people infected with SARS-CoV-2 have been registered in the last 24 hours following 30,246 tests nationwide, the Strategic Communication (GCS) informed on Friday.
These are cases that have not previously had a positive test, says the GCS.
To date, 545,567 cases of people infected with the novel coronavirus have been confirmed in Romania.
A total of 443,168 people were declared cured.
According to the GCS, to date, 4,386,813 tests have been processed nationwide. Of these, 30,246 were performed in the last 24 hours – 20,287 based on the case definition and medical protocol and 9,959 upon request.
Record number of patients in intensive care – 1,299; hospitalized – 12,319
A number of 12,319 people with COVID-19 are hospitalized in the specialized health units, out of whom 1,299 in intensive care, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS) informed on Friday.
In Romania, 40,530 people confirmed with the novel coronavirus infection are in isolation at home and 11,527 are in institutionalized isolation.
Also, 66,100 people are in quarantine at home and 116 in institutionalized quarantine.
SARS-CoV-2 death toll stands at 168 in past 24 hours
A number of 168 people (97 men and 71 women) infected with the novel coronavirus have died in the last 24 hours, the total number of deaths reaching 13,116, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS) reported on Friday.
According to GCS, 155 of the deceased patients had comorbidities, no comorbidities were recorded for nine, and no comorbidities have been reported for four to date.
Bucharest reaches 7.04 per thousand infection rate; Constanta, Ilfov counties come next
The cumulative infection rate at 14 days with the novel coronavirus reached 7.04 per thousand inhabitants in Bucharest, followed by Constanta county, with an incidence of 6.88 per thousand, and Ilfov, with 6.77.
According to the latest report of the Strategic Communication Group (GCS), a high incidence of cases per thousand inhabitants is still recorded in the counties of Cluj – 5.23, Brasov – 4.76, Arges – 4.02, Sibiu – 3.98, Timis – 3.93, Arad – 3.63 and Braila – 3.53.
The counties with a low incidence of SARS-CoV-2 infection per thousand inhabitants in the last two weeks are Harghita – 1.01, Gorj – 1.05 and Olt – 1.25.
A total of 1,252 people were positively reconfirmed with COVID-19 following retesting.
Most new cases in Bucharest – 1,867, followed by Constanta, Cluj counties
The areas with the most newly confirmed cases of coronavirus compared to the last report are Bucharest – 1,867 and the counties of Constanta – 453, Cluj – 331, Ilfov – 326, Timis – 319, Iasi – 318, Brasov – 310, according to the data released on Friday by the Strategic Communication Group (GCS).
The fewest new cases were registered in the counties of Harghita – 30, Salaj – 32, Gorj – 43, Neamt – 45, Botosani – 48, Vrancea – 49.
In total, 6,460 new cases of people infected with SARS-CoV-2 were reported, compared to the last report, following tests performed at the national level.
In the last 24 hours, the police and gendarmes applied 5,540 contravention sanctions, in a total amount of 873,000 lei, as a result of violating the provisions of Law no. 55/2020 on some measures to prevent and combat the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Bucharest – 83,371 cases of SARS-CoV-2 infections, followed by Cluj, Iasi
Most cases of SARS-CoV-2 infection have been recorded in Bucharest – 83,371 and in Cluj – 25,390 and Iasi – 23,294 counties, so far, according to data released on Friday by the Strategic Communication Group (GCS).
Counties with a large number of cases, as recorded since the beginning of the pandemic, are Brasov – 21,792, Timis – 21,731, Prahova – 21,512 and Constanta – 21,736.