A number of 3,130 new cases of people infected with SARS-CoV-2 have been reported in the past 24 hours, following 9,550 tests carried out nationwide, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS) reported on Monday.
These are cases that have not previously had a positive test, says GCS.
As of Monday, 643,559 cases of people infected with the novel coronavirus have been confirmed in Romania. Of these, 577,198 people were declared cured.
At the national level, to date 4,837,361 tests have been processed. Of these, 9,550 were performed in the last 24 hours, 6,320 based on the case definition and medical protocol, and 3,230 upon request.
Also, since the latest information made by GCS, the results of 138 tests processed before the last 24 hours and transmitted until January 4 have been reported.
COVID-19 death toll rises by 78 to 16,057
Another 78 deaths have been recorded in the past 24 hours due to the novel coronavirus, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS) reported on Monday.
GCS shows that 75 of the recorded deaths were of patients who had comorbidities, no underlying medical conditions were reported for one deceased patient, and no comorbidities have been reported to date for two deceased patients.
To date, 16,057 people diagnosed with SARS-CoV-2 infection have died in Romania since the beginning of the pandemic.
1,100 patients in intensive care; 9,148 – hospitalized
A number of 9,148 people with COVID-19 are hospitalized in specialized health units, of whom 1,100 in intensive care, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS) informed on Monday.
In Romania, as many as 30,529 people confirmed with the novel coronavirus infection are in isolation at home, and 8,957 are in institutional isolation.
Also, 43,389 people are in quarantine at home, and 63 in institutionalized quarantine, GCS also reported.
290 persons retest positive for COVID-19
A number of 290 people were reconfirmed to be infected with COVID-19 following a retest, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS) reported on Monday.
“Apart from the newly confirmed cases, following the retesting of patients who were already positive, 290 people were reconfirmed positive,” GCS said.