As many as 2,797 new cases of people infected with SARS-CoV-2 have been recorded in the past 24 hours, following more than 30,000 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, 749,434 cases of people infected with the novel coronavirus have been confirmed in Romania. Of these, 695,398 were declared cured.
At the national level, 5,610,170 RT-PCR tests and 172,163 rapid antigenic tests have been processed so far.
In the past 24 hours, 22,133 RT-PCR tests (13,421 based on case definition and medical protocol and 8,712 on request) and 8,166 rapid antigenic tests were performed.
Also, since the last information made by the GCS, the results of 96 tests processed prior to the last 24 hours have been reported and submitted by 9 February.
COVID-19 death toll rises by 95 to 19.056
Another 95 people – 54 men and 41 women – infected with SARS-CoV-2 died in the last 24 hours, according to data transmitted on Tuesday by the Strategic Communication Group (GCS), the total number of those who died reaching 19,056.
One death was recorded in the 30 – 39 years age category, another in the 40 – 49 years age group, six in the 50 -59 years age category, 28 in the 60 – 69 years age category, 37 in the 70 – 79 years age category and 22 in the category of over 80 years.
91 of the deaths were reported in patients who had underlying medical conditions, one deceased patient did not show comorbidities, and for three patients no comorbidities have been reported so far.
937 ICU patients, 7,337 people hospitalised with COVID-19
As many as 7,337 COVID-19 patients are being treated in health facilities, of whom 937 are in intensive care, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS) reports on Tuesday.
39,342 people confirmed with the novel coronavirus are in isolation at home, and 10,279 are in institutional isolation.
Also, 57,443 people are in quarantine at home and 143 are placed in institutional quarantine.
Cluj County, most new cases of coronavirus, 451, followed by Bucharest, 335
The areas with the most newly confirmed cases of SARS-CoV-2 infection compared to the last report are Cluj County – 451, followed by Bucharest municipality – 335 and the counties of Timis – 240, Brasov – 119, Suceava – 98, according to data transmitted on Tuesday by the Strategic Communication Group (GCS).