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GCS: Romania’s SARS-CoV-2 caseload increased by 1.987 in the last 24 hours following 7.005 tests nationwide

Romania’s SARS-CoV-2 caseload increased by 1,987 in the last 24 hours following 7,005 tests performed nationwide, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS) reports on Monday.

These are all cases that have not previously had a positive test, the GCS states.

As of today there were 673,271 cases of novel coronavirus infection confirmed in Romania, of which 600,710 were declared cured.

According to the GCS, 5,024,629 tests have been processed nationwide, with 7,005 ran in the last 24 hours – 4,812 based on the case definition and medical protocol and 2,193 on request.

Romania’s COVID-19 death toll increased in the past 24 hours by another 71 fatalities – 48 men and 23 women – to a total of 16,725.

Of these, one death was in the 20 – 29 age range, three were in the 40 – 49 years age range, 11 in the 50 – 59 age range, 23 in the 60 – 69 age range, 22 in the 70 – 79 age range and 11 in the 80+ age group.

As many as 66 of the recorded fatalities were in patients who had underlying medical conditions, four deceased patients had no such medical conditions and for one fatality no underlying health conditions were reported so far.

 

1,083 patients in intensive care, 9,001 hospitalized

 

A number of 9,001 people with COVID-19 are hospitalized in specialized health units, of whom 1,083 in intensive care, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS) informed on Monday.

In Romania, 31,656 people confirmed with the novel coronavirus infection are in isolation at home, and 8,755 are in institutionalized isolation.

Also, 49,539 people are in quarantine at home, and 73 in institutionalized quarantine.

As many as 399 people retested positive for SARS-CoV-2.

Law enforcement issued in the past 24 hours 5,959 fines amounting to 1,157,130 lei for violations of Law No. 55/2020 on specific measures to prevent and combat the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.

 

Coronavirus infection rate highest in Ilfov County, at 5 per 1,000 population

 

Ilfov County still registers the highest 14-day cumulative number of SARS-CoV-2 infections in Romania, with 5 cases per 1,000 population, followed by Timis with 4.13 cases, Bucharest with 4.01, Cluj – 3.61 and Constanta – 3.02, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS) announced on Monday.

The areas with the most newly confirmed cases of SARS-CoV-2 infection compared to the last report are: Bucharest – 662 and the counties of Timis – 158, Ilfov – 154, Cluj – 151, Maramures – 144 and Constanta – 129, according to GCS.

 

Bucharest City reports highest case tally since pandemic onset – 108,720

 

Bucharest City tops the list with most cases of SARS-CoV-2 infection – 108,720 since the onset of the pandemic, followed by the counties of Cluj – 31,972, Iasi – 28,990, and Timis – 28,396, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS) said today.

Other counties with high total case counts are Constanta – 27,899, Brasov – 26,546, Ilfov – 26,151 and Prahova – 24,803.

 

Number of Romanians abroad infected with SARS-CoV-2 reaches 7,184, with 133 casualties

 

The number of Romanians abroad confirmed with the novel coronavirus has reached 7,184, the death toll hitting 133, the Strategic Communications Group (GCS) said on Monday.

According to the GCS, the most Romanians infected are in Italy, 1,939, and Italy also counts for the most Romanians casualties abroad, the number reaching 33.

 

Via Agerpres

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