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GCS: Romania’s COVID-19 daily case count rises by 2.745 in the last 24 hours following 28,000 tests nationwide

As many as 2,745 new cases of people infected with SARS-CoV-2 in Romania were recorded in the last 24 hours following 28,000 tests nationwide, of which 23,060 are RT-PCR tests and 5,432 are rapid antigenic tests, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS), the official novel coronavirus communication task force, reported on Tuesday.

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

As of Monday, 697,898 cases of people infected with the novel coronavirus were confirmed in Romania. Of these, 630,236 people were declared cured.

To date, 5,193,417 RT-PCR tests and 51,608 rapid antigen tests have been processed nationwide.

In the last 24 hours, 23,060 RT-PCR tests were performed (14,692 based on case definition and medical protocol and 8,368 on request) and 5,432 rapid antigen tests.

 

Another 98 persons infected with SARS-CoV-2 die in 24h

 

Another 98 deaths have been recorded in the past 24 hours in people infected with the novel coronavirus, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS) reported on Tuesday.

According to the GCS, in question are 49 men and 49 women.

The GCS stated that 95 of the deaths occurred in patients who had comorbidities, one deceased patient did not have comorbidities, and for two no comorbidities have been reported so far.

 

1,050 COVID-19 patients in intensive care out of 8,417 hospitalisations

 

As many as 8,417 people with COVID-19 are hospitalised in Romania at specialist care facilities, out of which 1,050 in intensive care, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS), the official novel coronavirus communication task force, reported on Tuesday.

In Romania, 42,717 people confirmed with the novel coronavirus are in isolation at home, and 11,462 are in institutional isolation.

Also, 63,150 people are in quarantine at home, and 134 in institutional quarantine.

 

Bucharest City, three counties still in COVID-19 red zone

 

Bucharest City and three counties are still in the COVID-19 red zone, with Timis County on the first place in terms of 14-days cumulative rate of 4.34 cases per 1,000 population, down from the previous day’s 4.44 cases per cases per 1,000 population, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS), the official novel coronavirus communication task force, reported on Tuesday.

Also in the red zone is Ilfov County, with 3.72 cases per 1,000 population, down sharply from a previous 4.16; Cluj County – 3.66, down from 3.73, Bucharest City, with 3.22 cases per 1,000 population, decreasing from Monday’s 3.55.

On the other hand, 19 counties are in the green zone (15 in the previous reporting), with the lowest rates in the counties of Olt – 0.53; Harghita – 0.69; Vrancea; 0.71, Buzau – 0.77, and Gorj – 0.94.

 

Cluj, most new cases – 237, followed by Timis County, Bucharest

 

The areas with the most newly confirmed cases of SARS-CoV-2 infection compared to the last report are the counties of Cluj – 237, Timis – 190, and the Capital City – 153, followed by Suceava – 149, Iasi – 116, Maramures – 98, according to data reported on Tuesday by the Strategic Communication Group (GCS).

The fewest new cases were registered in the counties of Giurgiu – 9, Buzau and Tulcea – 12 each, Covasna – 14 and Mehedinti and Calarasi – 17 each.

Via Agerpres

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