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GCS: Romania COVID-19 daily case count rises by 2.989 in the last 24 hours following 37.000 tests nationwide

Romania’s SARS-CoV-2 caseload increased by 2,989 in the last 24 hours following almost 37,000 tests performed nationwide, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS) reports on Thursday.

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

As of today there were 1,039,998 cases of novel coronavirus infection confirmed in Romania, of which 959,126 were declared cured.

According to the GCS, 7,203,810 RT-PCR tests and 818,639 rapid antigen tests have been processed nationwide as of today, with 24,867 RT-PCR tests run in the last 24 hours (14,391 based on the case definition and medical protocol and 10,476 on request); as many as 12,075 rapid antigen tests were also administered in the past 24 hours.


1,405 people in intensive care, 11,168 hospitalizations


As many as 11,168 COVID-19 patients are being treated in health facilities, of whom 1,405 are in intensive care, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS) reports on Thursday.

43,884 people confirmed with SARS-CoV-2 are in isolation at home, and 11,112 are in institutional isolation.

Also, 41,194 people are in quarantine at home and 108 are placed in institutional quarantine, the GCS said.


Only two counties and Capital remain in red zone


The Bucharest Municipality remains in the red zone, with 4.41 cases of infection with SARS-CoV-2 per thousand inhabitants, down from the previous day, when it had an incidence of 4.51, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS).

In the red scenario there are also the counties of Ilfov, with an incidence of 4.48 cases of infection with SARS-CoV-2 per thousand inhabitants and Cluj – 4.27.

According to the GCS, the areas with the largest number of newly confirmed cases from the previous reporting are Bucharest – 503 and the counties of Timis – 180, Cluj – 154, Bihor – 141, Prahova – 131 and Galati – 128.

In the last 24 hours there were 2,989 newly confirmed cases of people infected with SARS-CoV-2.


Via Agerpres

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