A number of 3,006 new cases of people infected with SARS-CoV-2 have been registered in the last 24 hours, in over 34,800 tests, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS) informed on Wednesday.
These are cases that have not previously tested positive, says the cited source.
As of Wednesday, 1,037,009 cases of people infected with the novel coronavirus had been confirmed in Romania, and 954,868 patients had been declared cured.
To date, 7,178,943 RT-PCR tests and 806,564 rapid antigen tests have been processed nationwide.
In the last 24 hours, as many as 24,562 RT-PCR tests were performed (14,919 based on the case definition and medical protocol and 9,643 on request) and 10,282 rapid antigen tests.
Apart from the newly confirmed cases, 533 people retested positive.
1,436 people in intensive care, 11,561 hospitalizations
As many as 11,561 COVID-19 patients are being treated in health facilities, of whom 1,436 are in intensive care, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS) reports on Wednesday.
45,391 people confirmed with SARS-CoV-2 are in isolation at home, and 11,475 are in institutional isolation.
Also, 41,888 people are in quarantine at home and 90 are placed in institutional quarantine, the GCS said.
Romania’s COVID-19 death toll rise by 175
Another 175 Romanians infected with SARS-CoV-2 (86 men and 89 women) have died in the last 24 hours, taking the country’s COVID-19 death toll to 26,232, shows data released on Wednesday by the Strategic Communication Group (GCS), the official novel coronavirus communication task force.
One death was in the 30-39 age range, seven deaths in the 40 – 49 age range, 16 were in the 50 – 59 age range, 52 in the 60 – 69 range, 55 in the 70 – 79 age category and 44 deaths in the 80-plus group.
As many as 160 of the reported deaths were in patients who had underlying medical conditions, and six patients had no such conditions, and for nine patients no co-morbidities have been reported so far.
Since the beginning of the pandemic, 26,793 people diagnosed with the SARS-CoV-2 infection have died in Romania, along with 189 Romanian nationals abroad.
4 counties, Bucharest – in red zone; Arad, Alba, Timis – under 3 cases per 1,000 people
Four counties and Bucharest are in the red zone on Wednesday, registering an incidence of SARS-CoV-2 infections of over 3 cases per thousand inhabitants, according to data transmitted by the Strategic Communication Group (GCS).
Ilfov County remains with the highest infection rate – 4.61, down from 4.96 the day before.
In Bucharest the incidence also decreases, from 4.71 to 4.51 cases per thousand inhabitants.
In the red zone there are also the counties of Cluj – 4.39, Hunedoara – 3.08 and Brasov – 3.07, all on the decrease compared to the previous day.