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GCS: Romania’s COVID-19 daily case count rises by 1.331 following nearly 9.000 tests nationwide

As many as 1,331 new cases of people infected with SARS-CoV-2 in Romania were recorded in the last 24 hours following nearly 9,000 tests nationwide, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS), the official novel coronavirus communication task force, reported on Monday.

These are cases of patients that have not previously tested positive.

As of Monday, 763,294 cases of people infected with the novel coronavirus were confirmed in Romania. Of these, 709,520 were declared cured.

To date, 5,725,543 RT-PCR tests and 206,277 rapid antigen tests have been processed nationwide

In the last 24 hours, 5,945 RT-PCR tests were performed (4,194 based on the case definition and medical protocol and 1,751 on request) and 3,830 rapid antigen tests.

 

Other 79 persons infected with SARS-CoV-2 have died

 

Other 79 persons infected with SARS-CoV-2 have died in the past 24 hours, according to data reported on Monday by the Strategic Communication Group (GCS).

According to GCS, the persons in question are 50 men and 29 women.

74 of the deaths were reported in patients who had comorbidities, two deceased patients did not show comorbidities, and for three deceased patients no comorbidities have been reported so far.

 

941 patients in ICUs, 7,048 persons hospitalized

 

A number of 7,048 people infected with COVID-19 are hospitalized in the specialized health units, out of whom 941 in intensive care, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS) reported on Monday.

In Romania, 39,646 confirmed persons with SARS-CoV-2 infection are in isolation at home and 10,069 are in institutionalized isolation.

Also, 59,158 people are in quarantine at home, and 133 in institutionalized quarantine.

 

Timis County still in the red zone; Bucharest – 2.05 infection rate

 

Timis County remains in the red zone, with 3.71 cases of SARS-CoV-2 infections per thousand inhabitants, slightly higher than the previous day (3.69), the Strategic Communication Group (GCS) reported on Monday.

The Maramures County, which left the red zone on Saturday, has an incidence of 2.99 cases per thousand inhabitants, slightly higher than the previous day (2.97).

Also, Bucharest stays in the yellow zone in terms of the rate of infection with the novel coronavirus cumulated at 14 days, with 2.05, compared to Sunday, when it had 2.06 cases per thousand inhabitants.

Another 7 counties are found in the yellow zone (incidence between 1.5 and 3) and 32 counties in the green zone (less than 1.5 cases per thousand inhabitants), the lowest rates of SARS-CoV-2 infection being registered in Vrancea – 0.36; Buzau – 0.54; Braila – 0.57; Tulcea – 0.55; Arges – 0.57; Covasna – 0.57; Harghita – 0.58.

 

Cluj County reporting most new COVID-19 cases – 225; Bucharest City, Timis County next

 

The areas with the most newly confirmed COVID-19 cases from the previous reporting are Cluj County – 225, followed by Bucharest City – 224 and the counties of Timis – 129; Dolj – 105; Maramures – 70, according to the 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 Bistrita-Nasaud – 1; Caras-Severin – 2; Calarasi, Harghita and Tulcea – 4 cases each; Giurgiu, Satu Mare and Salaj – 7 cases each; Vrancea – 9. Covasna County reported no further cases.

Via Agerpres

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