A number of 4,424 new cases of people infected with SARS-CoV-2 were registered in the last 24 hours, following 32,000 nation-wide tests, said the Strategic Communication Group (GCS) on Wednesday.
These are cases that did not have a positive test prior, GCS informs.
Until Wednesday, throughout Romania’s territory, there were 681,932 cases confirmed with the new coronavirus. Of these, 610,122 people were declared cured.
At a national level, until this time, there were 5,077,520 RT-PCR tests done and 23,872 quick antigen tests.
In the last 24 hours, there were 28,361 RT-PCR tests done (18,552 based on the case and protocol definition and 9,809 on demand) and 4,476 quick antigenic tests.
Furthermore, since the last information made by the GCS, there were 231 previously processed cases in the last 24 hours and sent until January 13.
Romania’s COVID-19 death toll rises by 88 to 16969
Romania’s COVID-19 death toll hit 16,969 following another 88 coronavirus-related fatalities in the past 24 hours, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS) informs today.
Of these, one death was in the 30 – 39 years age range, seven were in the 50 – 59 age range, 24 in the 60 – 69 age range, 39 fatalities were in the 70 – 79 age range and 17 in the 80+ age group.
With four exceptions, all the recorded fatalities were in patients with known underlying medical conditions.
8,751 people with COVID-19 are being treated in health facilities, of whom 1,081 patients are in intensive care.
As many as 33,148 people confirmed with the novel coronavirus are in isolation at home, and 8,757 are in institutional isolation.
Also, 54,347 people are in quarantine at home, and 123 in institutional quarantine.