A number of 1,313 new cases of people infected with SARS-CoV-2 have been recorded in the last 24 hours, after about 9,000 tests carried out nationwide, of which 5,801 RT-PCR tests and 3,194 rapid antigen tests, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS) reported on Monday.
These are cases that have not previously had a positive test, says GCS.
As of Monday, 730,056 cases of people infected with the novel coronavirus have been confirmed in Romania. Of these, 675,767 were declared cured.
At the national level, to date, 5,449,538 RT-PCR tests and 121,305 rapid antigen tests have been performed.
In the past 24 hours, 5,801 RT-PCR tests were performed (4,033 based on case definition and medical protocol and 1,768 on request) and 3,194 rapid antigen tests.
971 patients in ICU; hospitalized people – 7,895
A number of 7,895 people with COVID-19 are hospitalized in the specialized health units, of whom 971 in intensive care, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS) informed on Monday.
In Romania, 38,989 people confirmed with SARS-CoV-2 infection are in isolation at home and 10,292 are in institutionalized isolation.
Also, 55,550 people are in quarantine at home and 165 in institutionalized quarantine.
Romania’s COVID-19 death toll rises by 67
Another 67 people infected with SARS-CoV-2 in Romania died in the last 24 hours, according to data released on Monday by the Strategic Communication Group (GCS), the official novel coronavirus communication task force.
According to GCS, they were 31 men and 36 women.
A total of 64 deaths were reported in patients with comorbidities; two patients who died did not have comorbidities, and no comorbidities have so far been reported for one patient.
Timis County continues to be in red zone
Timis County remains in the red zone by registering on Monday an incidence of 3.18 cases per 1,000 inhabitants, decreasing compared to the previous day, when it had 3.2 cases per 1,000 inhabitants, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS) announced.
The city of Bucharest remains in the yellow zone in terms of the infection rate with the novel coronavirus, cumulated at 14 days, after registering on Monday 2.02 cases per 1,000 inhabitants, slightly higher than the previous day, when there were 1.97 cases per 1,000 inhabitants.
Another 10 counties are in the yellow zone (incidence between 1.5 and 3) and 30 counties in the green zone (less than 1.5 cases per 1,000 inhabitants), the lowest rates of SARS-CoV-2 infection being registered in Vrancea – 0.47, Buzau – 0.5, Olt – 0.5, Harghita – 0.57.
Bucharest reporting most new COVID-19 cases – 274; Cluj, Timis counties follow
The areas with the most newly confirmed COVID-19 cases from the previous reporting are Bucharest City – 274, followed by the counties of Cluj – 136; Timis – 110; Maramures – 90; Ilfov – 61, and Galati – 56 cases, according to data released on Monday by the Strategic Communication Group (GCS), the official novel coronavirus communication task force.
The fewest new cases were reported in the counties of Braila, Bistrita-Nasaud, Harghita, Vrancea and Teleorman – 5 cases each, Covasna and Mehedinti – 7 each, and Calarasi – 9 cases.