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GCS: Romania’s COVID-19 case count up by 2.265 after 19.400-plus tests run in past 24 hours

Romania’s SARS-CoV-2 caseload increased by 2,265 in the last 24 hours following more than 19,400 tests performed nationwide, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS) reports on Sunday.

These are all cases that have not previously had a positive test, the GCS states.

As of Sunday  there were 1,029,304 cases of novel coronavirus infection confirmed in Romania, of which 940,792 were declared cured.

According to the GCS, 7,124,135 RT-PCR tests and 778,493 rapid antigen tests have been processed nationwide, with 13,677 RT-PCR tests run in the last 24 hours (6,286 based on the case definition and medical protocol and 7,319 on request); as many as 5,742 rapid antigen tests were also administered in the past 24 hours.

A total of 346 people were also retested and reconfirmed positive with COVID-19 in the past 24 hours.

 

1,475 people in intensive care, 12,366 hospitalizations

 

As many as 12,366 COVID-19 patients are being treated in health facilities, of whom 1,475 are in intensive care, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS) reports on Sunday.

52,771 people confirmed with SARS-CoV-2 are in isolation at home, and 12,113 are in institutional isolation.

Also, 44,565 people are in quarantine at home and 122 are placed in institutional quarantine, the GCS said.

 

Romania’s COVID-19 death toll rises by 160 to 26,232

 

Another 160 Romanians infected with SARS-CoV-2 (93 men and 67 women) have died in the last 24 hours, taking the country’s death toll to 26,232, shows data released on Sunday by the Strategic Communication Group (GCS), the official novel coronavirus communication task force.

Eight deaths were in the 40 – 49 age range, 17 were in the 50 – 59 age range, 47 in the 60 – 69 range, 54 in the 70 – 79 age category and 34 deaths in the 80-plus group.

As many as 153 of the reported deaths were in patients who had underlying medical conditions, and seven patients had no such conditions.

Since the beginning of the pandemic, 26,232 people diagnosed with the SARS-CoV-2 infection have died in Romania, along with 189 Romanian nationals abroad.

Worldwide, there have been 2,944,827 deaths from SARS-CoV-2 as of today.

 

Via Agerpres

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