As many as 2,699 new cases of people infected with SARS-CoV-2 in Romania were recorded in the last 24 hours following about 29,000 tests nationwide, of which 23,712 are RT-PCR tests and 5,899 are rapid antigenic tests, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS), the official novel coronavirus communication task force, reported on Friday.
These are cases of patients that have not previously tested positive.
As of Friday, 706,475 cases of people infected with the novel coronavirus were confirmed in Romania. Of these, 645,923 people were declared cured.
To date, 5,268,464 RT-PCR tests and 69,007 rapid antigen tests have been processed nationwide.
In the last 24 hours, 23,712 RT-PCR tests were performed (15,012 based on case definition and medical protocol and 8,700 on request) and 5,899 rapid antigen tests.
997 COVID-19 patients in intensive care out of 7,968 hospitalisations
As many as 7,968 people with COVID-19 are hospitalised in Romania at specialist care facilities, out of which 997 in intensive care, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS), the official novel coronavirus communication task force, reported on Friday.
In Romania, 47,842 people confirmed with the novel coronavirus are in isolation at home, and 11,148 are in institutional isolation.
Also, 76,461 people are in quarantine at home, and 184 in institutional quarantine.
Another 74 people infected with SARS-CoV-2 die
Another 74 deaths have been recorded in the last 24 hours in people infected with the novel coronavirus, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS) announced on Friday.
According to the GCS, there are 48 men and 26 women.
The GCS states that 70 of the deaths occurred in patients who had comorbidities, one deceased patient did not have comorbidities, and for three no comorbidities have been reported so far.
Bucharest, most new cases – 413, followed by Timis, Brasov counties
The areas with the most newly confirmed cases of SARS-CoV-2 infection compared to the last report are Bucharest – 413 and Timis – 166, Brasov – 148, Cluj – 133, Ilfov – 118 , Iasi – 109, Constanta – 101 counties, according to the data reported, on Friday, by the Strategic Communication Group (GCS).
The fewest new cases were recorded in the counties of Harghita – 11, Tulcea – 15, Covasna and Vrancea – 18 each, and Olt – 20.
Bucharest, for 3rd day in yellow zone, with infection of 2.52 cases in 1,000 people
Bucharest remains in the yellow zone for the third day in terms of infection rate with the novel coronavirus, cumulated at 14 days, after registering 2.52 cases in 1,000 inhabitants on Friday, decreasing compared to the previous day, when it had 2.69 cases in 1,000 inhabitants, informs the Strategic Communication Group (GCS).
Remained in the red zone are the counties of Timis, with 3.75 cases in 1,000 inhabitants, decreasing compared to the previous day, when the incidence was 3.93, Ilfov, with 3.07, decreasing compared to the previous day (3.12), and Cluj – 3.13, decreasing compared to the previous day (3.31).
In contrast, 12 counties are in the yellow zone (between 1.5 and 3 cases in 1,000 inhabitants) and 27 counties in the green zone (fewer than 1.5 cases in 1,000 inhabitants), the lowest rates of infection with SARS- CoV-2 registering in the counties of Olt – 0.58, Buzau – 0.6, Vrancea – 0.6, Harghita – 0.63 and Covasna – 0.83.