As many as 5,991 new cases of people infected with SARS-CoV-2 have been recorded in the past 24 hours, following 28,191 national tests, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS) reported on Wednesday.
These are cases that have not previously had a positive test, the GCS states.
To date, 571,749 cases of people infected with the novel coronavirus have been confirmed in Romania. As many as 469,499 people were declared cured.
According to the GCS, 4,505,916 tests have been processed nationwide. Of these, 28,191 were carried out in the last 24 hours – 17,926 based on the case definition and medical protocol and 10,265 on request.
Also, since the last information made by the GCS, the results of 16,410 tests processed prior to the last 24 hours have been reported and submitted by 16 December.
164 people infected with SARS-CoV-2 died in the past 24 hours, total death toll hits 13,862
As many as 164 people infected with the novel coronavirus – 112 men and 52 women – have died in the past 24 hours, bringing the total number of deaths to 13,862, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS) reported on Wednesday.
Of these, one death was recorded in the age group 20-29 years, one death in the 30-39 age category, six deaths in the 40-49 age category, 12 deaths in the 50-59 age group, 38 deaths in the 60-69 age group, 60 age deaths 70-79 years and 46 deaths in the over 80 age category.
According to the GCS, 158 of the deaths recorded are of some patients who had a medical record, for five deceased patients no comorbidities were recorded, and no medical history has been reported for one deceased patient to date.
Some 11,977 people with COVID-19 are admitted in health care facilities, including 1,267 in intensive care, the GCS reports.
On Romania’s territory, 43,109 people confirmed with infection with the novel coronavirus are in isolation at home and 11,298 are in institutional isolation. Also, 66,541 people are in quarantine at home and 124 in institutional quarantine.
Bucharest: most new cases and most cases since the outbreak of the pandemic
The areas with the most newly confirmed cases of coronavirus compared to the last reporting are Bucharest – 1,127 and the counties of Ilfov – 433, Brasov – 308, Timis – 265, Prahova – 222, Constanta – 217, Iasi – 204, according to data transmitted on Wednesday by the Strategic Communication Group.
Most cases of SARS-CoV-2 infection have been registered so far in Bucharest – 88,495 and in the counties of Cluj – 26,321 and Iasi – 24,311.