As many as 2,877 new cases of people infected with SARS-CoV-2 have been recorded in the past 24 hours, following more than 28,000 tests performed at the national level, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS) reports on Tuesday.
These are cases that have not previously had a positive test, the GCS states.
As of Tuesday, 715,438 cases of people infected with the novel coronavirus have been confirmed in Romania. Of these, 658,595 were declared cured.
Countrywide, 5,328,908 RT-PCR tests and 88,010 rapid antigenic tests have been processed so far.
In the past 24 hours, 22,197 RT-PCR tests (14,079 based on case definition and medical protocol and 8,118 on request) and 6,885 rapid antigenic tests were performed.
Another 97 people – 60 men and 37 women – infected with the novel coronavirus have died in the past 24 hours, according to data by GCS, with the death toll reaching 17,938 people.
Of these, one death was recorded in the age group 30-39 years, two deaths in the category of 40-49 years, six deaths in the 50-59 year category, 21 deaths in the category 60-69 years, 37 deaths in the category 70-79 years and 30 deaths in the category over 80 years.
96 of the deaths recorded are of patients who had comorbidities, and one deceased patient did not show comorbidities.
1,002 patients in ICU
As many as 7,922 people with COVID-19 are admitted to health facilities, of whom 1,002 are in intensive care, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS) reports on Tuesday.
On Romania’s territory, 35,504 people confirmed with infection with the novel coronavirus are in isolation at home, and 10,147 are in institutional isolation. Also, 60,492 people are in quarantine at home, and 159 in institutional quarantine.
In the last 24 hours, the law enforcement have applied 4,807 fines worth 855,350 RON, as a result of violation of the provisions of Law 55/2020 on certain measures to prevent and combat the effects of the COFID-19 pandemic.
Bucharest, most newly cases, followed by Timis, Maramures counties
The areas with the most newly confirmed cases of SARS-CoV-2 infection compared to the last report are Bucharest, with 310, followed by the counties of Timis – 174, Maramures – 133, Brasov – 132, Suceava – 112 and Iasi – 109, according to data released on Tuesday by the Strategic Communication Group (GCS).