As many as 3,058 new cases of people infected with SARS-CoV-2 in Romania were recorded in the last 24 hours, following 27,599 tests nationwide, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS), the official novel coronavirus communication task force, reported on Thursday.
These are cases of patients that have not previously tested positive.
As of Thursday, 771,843 cases of people infected with the novel coronavirus were confirmed in Romania. Of these, 717,179 were declared cured.
To date, 5,804,671 RT-PCR tests and 230,652 rapid antigen tests have been processed nationwide.
In the last 24 hours, 27,599 RT-PCR tests were performed (17,720 based on the case definition and the medical protocol and 9,879 on request) and 7,997 rapid antigen tests.
936 patients in ICU; hospitalized persons – 6,913
A number of 6,913 people with COVID-19 are hospitalized in the specialized health units, out of whom 936 in intensive care, the Strategic Communication Group informed on Thursday.
On the Romanian territory, 40,235 persons confirmed with SARS-CoV-2 infection are in isolation at home and 10,195 are in institutionalized isolation.
Also, 60,534 people are in quarantine at home, and 136 in institutionalized quarantine.
Another 71 people infected with SARS-CoV-2 have died
Another 71 people infected with SARS-CoV-2 have died in the last 24 hours, according to data transmitted on Thursday by the Strategic Communication Group (GCS).
According to the GCS, it is about 43 men and 28 women.
69 deaths were reported in patients who presented with comorbidities, and no comorbidities were reported for two deceased patients.
Bucharest City reporting most new COVID-19 cases: 524; Timis, Cluj counties next
The areas with the most newly confirmed COVID-19 cases in Romania from the previous reporting are Bucharest City – 524, as well as the counties of Timis – 289; Cluj – 175; Brasov – 155; Iasi – 141; Maramures – 125; Hunedoara – 104, according to data released on Thursday by the Strategic Communication Group (GCS), the official novel coronavirus communication task force.
The fewest new cases were recorded in the counties of Harghita – 9; Covasna – 12; Calarasi and Mehedinti – 14 cases each; Caras-Severin, Giurgiu and Ialomita – 15 cases each.
Maramures County leaves red zone; Bucharest – 2.19pct infection rate
Timis County stays in the red zone, with 3.86 cases of SARS-CoV-2 infections per thousand inhabitants, slightly higher than the previous day (3.84), the Strategic Communication Group (GCS) reported on Thursday.
Maramures County leaves the red zone, registering an incidence of 2.99 cases per thousand inhabitants, slightly decreasing compared to the previous day (3.02).
Also, Bucharest stays in the yellow zone in terms of the infection rate with the novel coronavirus cumulative at 14 days, with 2.19, slightly higher than on Wednesday.
Another five counties are found in the yellow zone (incidence between 1.66 and 2.43) and 34 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 – 0.42; Arges – 0.53; Tulcea – 0.59; Buzau – 0.57; Braila – 0.57; Harghita – 0.52; Covasna – 0.68.