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GCS: 2.676 new cases of people infected with SARS-CoV-2; 32.762 tests in 24h

A number of 2,676 new cases of people infected with SARS-CoV-2 have been registered in the last 24 hours, following 32,762 tests nationwide, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS) reported on Tuesday.

These are cases that have not previously had a positive test, says GCS.

As of Tuesday, 765,970 cases of people infected with the novel coronavirus were confirmed in Romania. Of these, 711,977 were declared cured.

To date, a number of 5,749,521 RT-PCR tests and 215,088 rapid antigen tests have been processed nationwide.

In the last 24 hours, there have been processed 23,951 RT-PCR tests (14,874 based on the case definition and the medical protocol and 9,077 on request) and 8,811 rapid antigen tests.

Also, since the previous report, the results of 27 tests processed prior to the last 24 hours and transmitted until February 16 have been reported.

 

Another 81 people infected with SARS-CoV-2 have died

 

Another 81 people infected with SARS-CoV-2 have died in the last 24 hours, according to data transmitted on Tuesday by the Strategic Communication Group (GCS).

According to the GCS, it is about 42 men and 39 women.

80 deaths were reported in patients who had comorbidities, and no comorbidities have been reported for one deceased patient until now.

 

943 patients in ICUs, 7,045 persons hospitalized

 

A number of 7,045 people infected with COVID-19 are hospitalized in specialized health units, out of whom 943 in intensive care, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS) reported on Tuesday.

In Romania, 40,366 people confirmed to have a SARS-CoV-2 infection are in isolation at home and 10,194 are in institutionalized isolation.

Also, 59,672 people are in quarantine at home, and 127 in institutionalized quarantine.

 

Timis County stays in the red zone, Bucharest – 2.09pct infection rate

 

Timis County remains in the red zone, with 3.76 cases of SARS-CoV-2 infections per thousand inhabitants, slightly higher than the previous day (3.71), the Strategic Communication Group (GCS) reported on Tuesday.

Maramures County also stays in the red zone with an incidence of 3.01 cases per thousand inhabitants, slightly higher than the previous day (2.99).

Also, Capital City Bucharest remains in the yellow zone in terms of the rate of infection with the novel coronavirus cumulated at 14 days, with 2.09, compared to Monday, when it had 2.05 cases per thousand inhabitants.

Another 7 counties are found in the yellow zone (incidence between 1.5 and 2.47) and 32 counties in the green zone (less than 1.5 cases per thousand inhabitants), the lowest rates of SARS-CoV-2 infection having been recorded in Vrancea – 0.39; Tulcea – 0.52; Arges – 0.54; Buzau – 0.55; Braila – 0.58; Harghita – 0.58; Covasna – 0.6.

 

Bucharest has most new cases – 376, followed by Timis, Cluj

 

The areas with the most newly confirmed cases of SARS-CoV-2 infection compared to the last report are Bucharest – 376, followed by the counties of Timis – 249, Cluj – 175, Maramures – 152, Ilfov – 113, Brasov – 111, according to the data transmitted on Tuesday by the Strategic Communication Group (GCS).

The fewest new cases were registered in the counties: Tulcea – 8, Caras-Severin, Giurgiu and Harghita – 11 cases each, Arges – 15, Braila and Covasna – 16 each, Salaj and Vrancea – 17 each.

 

Via Agerpres

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