A number of 1,872 new cases of people infected with SARS-CoV-2 have been registered in the last 24 hours, following almost 15,000 tests nationwide, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS) reported on Sunday.
These are cases that have not previously had a positive test, the GCS says.
As of Sunday, 761,963 cases of people infected with the new coronavirus have been confirmed in Romania. Of these, 708,151 were declared cured.
Until now, 5,719,598 RT-PCR tests and 202,447 rapid antigen tests have been processed nationally.
In the last 24 hours, 11,822 RT-PCR tests were carried out (6,455 based on the case definition and medical protocol and 5,367 on request) and 2,798 rapid antigen tests.
Another 41 people infected with SARS-CoV-2 have died
Another 41 people infected with SARS-CoV-2 have died in the last 24 hours, according to data transmitted on Sunday by the Strategic Communication Group (GCS).
According to the GCS, it is about 21 men and 20 women – people hospitalized in Arad, Arges, Bacau, Botosani, Braila, Cluj, Constanta, Dambovita, Maramures, Olt, Prahova, Satu Mare, Sibiu, Timis, Ilfov and Bucharest.
One death was recorded in the age group 30-39 years; two deaths in the age group 40-49 years; five deaths in the age group 50-59 years; 12 deaths in the age category 60-69 years; 13 deaths in the age group 70-79 years and eight in the category of over 80 years.
All deaths were from patients with comorbidities.
Timis county remains in the red one
Timis County remains in the red zone, with 3.69 cases of SARS-CoV-2 infections per 1,000 inhabitants, slightly higher than on the previous day (3.61), the Strategic Communication Group (GCS) announced on Sunday.
Maramures County, which exited the red zone on Saturday, registers a rate of 2.97, slightly higher than on the previous day (2.92).
Also, the city of Bucharest remains in the yellow zone in terms of the infection rate with the new coronavirus cumulated at 14 days, with 2.06, after registering 1.94 cases per 1,000 inhabitants on Saturday.
Another 7 counties are in the yellow zone (incidence between 1.5 and 3) and 32 counties in the green zone (fewer than 1.5 cases per 1,000 inhabitants), the lowest rates of SARS-CoV-2 infection being registered in Vrancea – 0.4; Buzau – 0.53; Braila – 0.56; Tulcea – 0.57; Harghita – 0.58; Arges – 0.59; Calarasi – 0.69 and Mehedinti – 0.7.