A total of 2,580 new cases of people infected with SARS-CoV-2 have been registered in the past 24 hours, following more than 30,000 tests carried out nationwide, of which 24,310 are RT-PCR tests and 7,442 rapid antigen tests, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS) reported on Friday.
These are cases that have not previously had a positive test, says GCS.
As of Friday, 740,732 cases of people infected with the novel coronavirus were confirmed in Romania. Of these, 686,692 were declared cured.
At the national level, to date, 5,548,136 RT-PCR tests and 151,566 rapid antigen tests have been processed.
In the past 24 hours, 24,310 RT-PCR tests were performed (16,316 based on case definition and medical protocol and 8,994 on request) and 7,442 rapid antigen tests.
954 COVID-19 patients in intensive care out of 7,483 hospitalisations
As many as 7,483 people with COVID-19 are hospitalised in Romania at specialist care facilities, out of which 954 in intensive care, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS), the official novel coronavirus communication task force, reported on Friday.
In Romania, 39,641 people confirmed with the novel coronavirus are in isolation at home, and 10,154 are in institutional isolation.
Also, 58,489 people are in quarantine at home, and 157 in institutional quarantine.
Another 73 persons infected with SARS-CoV-2 die
Another 73 people infected with SARS-CoV-2 have died in the last 24 hours, according to data transmitted on Friday by the Strategic Communication Group (GCS).
According to the GCS, it is about 46 men and 27 women admitted to hospitals in Arges, Bacau, Bihor, Braila, Brasov, Buzau, Calarasi, Caras-Severin, Cluj, Covasna, Dolj, Giurgiu, Gorj, Harghita, Hunedoara, Ialomita, Iasi, Maramures, Mehedinti, Neamt, Sibiu, Suceava, Timis, Vaslui, Ilfov and Bucharest.
One death was recorded in the age category 30 – 39 years, four in the age category 40 – 49 years, eight in the age category 50 – 59 years, 17 in the age category 60 – 69 years, 24 in the age category 70 – 79 years and 19 in the category of over 80 years.
As many as 68 of the deaths occurred in patients who had comorbidities, four deceased patients did not have comorbidities, and for one no comorbidities have been reported so far.
Bucharest reports most new COVID-19 cases in Romania – 338; counties of Timis, Cluj follow
The areas in Romania with the most newly confirmed cases of COVID-19 as against the previous reporting are Bucharest City – 338, as well as the counties of Timis – 218; Cluj – 155; Brasov – 137; Maramures – 126; Ilfov – 115; and Suceava – 104, according to data released on Friday by the Strategic Communication Group (GCS), the official novel coronavirus communication task force.
The fewest new cases were reported in the counties of Braila – 5; Covasna – 7; Vrancea – 11; Buzau – 13; Tulcea – 14; Valcea – 15, and Giurgiu – 17.