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GCS: Romania’s COVID -19 daily case count rises by 994 in the past 24 hours

994 new coronavirus were recorded in Romania on Tuesday. Hospital cases continue to drop as some 8,000 Covid patients are currently receiving hospital treatment, of whom around 1,200 in intensive care. The national incidence rate dropped to almost 1.5 cases per 1,000 people in a fortnight. The capital Bucharest still has the highest rate, at a little under 2.5, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS) reported on Tuesday.

94 persons die from SARS-CoV-2 in the past 24 hours

 

A number of 94 people, 49 male and 45 female, infected with SARS-CoV-2 died in the last 24 hours, according to the data released on Tuesday, by the Strategic Communication Group (GCS).

Of these, one death was registered for the 30-39 age category, 3 deaths for the 40-49 category, 11 deaths for the 50-59 age category, 23 deaths for the 60-69 category, 26 deaths for the 70-79 category and 30 deaths for the over 80 category.

According to the GCS, among the recorded deaths, 88 were patients who presented comorbidities, and 6 deceased patients had no comorbitidies.

Since the beginning of the pandemic until now, 28,474 people diagnosed with SARS-CoV-2 have died in Romania.

Furthermore, 190 Romanian citizens living abroad have died because of COVID-19 since the beginning of the pandemic.

 

Bucharest, another 11 counties, in yellow scenario for SARS-CoV-2 infection rate

 

Bucharest and 11 counties are in the yellow scenario for infections with SARS-CoV-2, announced, on Tuesday, the Strategic Communications Group (GCS).

Bucharest recorded an infection rate of 2.27 cases per thousand inhabitants, dropping from 2.42 the previous day.

Also in the yellow scenario (incidence between 1.5 and 3), with the highest infection rates, are the counties of Ilfov – 2.17, Cluj – 2.03, Alba – 1.88, Timis – 1.64.

In the past 24 hours, 994 new cases of persons infected with SARS-CoV-2 have been recorded.

Compiled from Radio Romania International and Agerpres

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