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GCS: Romania’s COVID-19 daily case count rises by 1.509 following 8.901 tests conducted nationwide

As many as 1,509 new cases of people infected with SARS-CoV-2 in Romania were recorded in the last 24 hours following 8,901 tests nationwide, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS), the official novel coronavirus communication task force, reported on Monday.

These are cases of patients that have not previously tested positive.

As of Monday, 695,153 cases of people infected with the novel coronavirus were confirmed in Romania. Of these, 625,449 people were declared cured.

To date, 5,170,357 RT-PCR tests and 46,176 rapid antigen tests have been processed nationwide.

In the last 24 hours, 5,808 RT-PCR tests were performed (4,303 based on case definition and medical protocol and 1,505 on request) and 3,093 rapid antigen tests.

 

50 more persons have died because of SARS-CoV-2 virus

 

Another 50 persons have died in the past 24 hours because of the novel coronavirus, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS) reported on Monday.

According to GCS, 28 men and 22 women have died in the reference period.

GCS states that 44 of the deaths were in patients who had comorbidities, one deceased patient had no comorbidities, and five patients had no associated diseases.

 

1,084 patients in ICU, 8,710 people hospitalized

 

A number of 8,710 people infected with COVID-19 are hospitalized in the specialized health units, out of which 1,084 in intensive care, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS) reported on Monday.

In Romania, 36,522 people confirmed to be infected with the novel coronavirus are in isolation at home, and 8,406 are in institutional isolation.

Also, 61,762 people are in quarantine at home, and 121 in institutionalized quarantine.

 

Bucharest City recording highest COVID-19 new case county: 1,162; counties of Constanta, Timis follow

 

The latest highest COVID-19 new case count has been reported by Bucharest City – 1,162, and the counties of Constanta – 175; Timis -132; Ilfov – 95; Cluj – 88; Maramures – 86, according to the data released on Monday by the Strategic Communication Group (GCS), the official novel coronavirus communication task force.

The fewest new cases were reported by the counties of Bistrita-Nasaud – 1; Harghita – 3; Vrancea – 6; Olt – 7; Mehedinti – 7; Salaj – 7, and Gorj – 8.

 

Law enforcement issues 5,551 COVID-19 fines in last 24 hours amounting to 1,309,875 lei

 

In the last 24 hours, law enforcement in Romania issued 5,551 fines amounting to 1,309,875 lei for violations of Law 55/2020 on measures to prevent and combat the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS), the official novel coronavirus communication task force, reported on Monday.

The Police also found six instances of thwarting disease control, criminalised under Article 352 of the Criminal Code, on Saturday.

In the last 24 hours, 1,407 calls were reported to the 112 emergency line.

 

Capital City, three counties still in the red zone

 

Ilfov County recorded a rate of infection with the novel coronavirus, cumulated at 14 days, of 4.16 cases per thousand inhabitants, slightly lower than the previous day, when incidence was 4.38 per thousand inhabitants, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS) reported on Monday.

In the red zone there are also Timis County, with 4.44 cases per thousand inhabitants, decreasing compared to the previous day (4.52), Cluj County – 3.73, decreasing compared to the previous day (3.86), Bucharest, with an infection rate of 3.55 cases per thousand inhabitants, down from Sunday (3.62).

Instead, 15 counties are in the green zone, the lowest rates of SARS-CoV-2 infection being recorded in Olt – 0.63, Harghita – 0.71, Vrancea – 0.76, Buzau – 0.84 Gori Gorj 0.9.

 

Via Agerpres

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