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GCS: 1.551 new cases of SARS-CoV-2 infection in Romania in the last 24 hours; 654.875 people cured

A total of 1,551 new cases of people infected with SARS-CoV-2 have been registered in the last 24 hours, following 9,119 tests nationwide, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS), the official novel coronavirus communication task force, reported on Monday.

These are cases that had not tested positive previously, says GCS.

As of Sunday, 712,561 cases of people infected with the novel coronavirus have been confirmed in Romania. Of these, 654,875 were declared cured.

To date, 5,306,711 RT-PCR tests and 81,125 rapid antigenic tests have been processed nationally.

In the last 24 hours, 5,921 RT-PCR tests were performed (4,311 based on the case definition and medical protocol and 1,610 on request) and 3,198 rapid antigenic tests.

 

Another 65 infected persons have died, total death toll reaches 17,841

 

Another 65 people infected with the novel coronavirus – 38 men and 27 women – died in the past 24 hours, according to data released Monday by the Strategic Communication Group (CSG), with the total number of deaths reaching 17,841.

Of these, one death was in the age group 40-49 years, 3 other deaths in the 50-59 year old category, 14 deaths in the 60-69 year category, 26 deaths in the 70-79 year old slot and 21 deaths in over 80 years.

62 of the deaths recorded are of patients with comorbidities, two deceased patients did not have comorbidities, and no comorbidities have been reported for one deceased patient to date.

As many as 8,018 people with COVID-19 are admitted to health facilities, of whom 1,017 are in intensive care, the GCS says.

On Romania’s territory, 44,260 people confirmed with infection with the novel coronavirus are in isolation at home, and 10,807 are in institutional isolation. Also, 68,498 people are in quarantine at home, and 153 in institutional quarantine.

 

Bucharest counts for most newly cases, 400, followed by counties of Cluj and Ilfov

 

The areas with the most newly confirmed cases of SARS-CoV-2 infection compared to the last report are Bucharest, with 400, and the counties of Cluj – 234, Ilfov – 150, Timis – 126 and Constanta – 125, according to data released on Monday by the Strategic Communication Group (GCS).

 

Bucharest in yellow zone for sixth straight day, 14-day cumulative infection rate at 2.32

 

The city of Bucharest remained on Monday in the yellow low infection risk zone for the sixth straight day, as its 14-day cumulative infection rate was 2.32 cases per thousand population, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS) announced on Monday.

Timis County stays in the red zone with 3.48 cases per thousand population, and Cluj County re-entered the red scenario with an incidence of 3.07 cases per thousand population.

 

Via Agerpres

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