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December 6, 2021

GCS: Romania’s COVID-19 daily case count rises by 1.156 following over 36.000 tests nationwide

As many as 1,156 new cases of people infected with SARS-CoV-2 in Romania were recorded in the last 24 hours following 36,195 tests nationwide, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS), the official novel coronavirus communication task force, reported on Tuesday.

These are cases of patients that have not previously tested positive.

As of Tuesday, 1,067,887 cases of people infected with the novel coronavirus were confirmed in Romania. Of these, 1,017,047 were declared cured.

To date, 7,541,145 RT-PCR tests and 983,239 rapid antigen tests have been processed nationwide.

In the last 24 hours, 23,023 RT-PCR tests were performed (12,769 based on the case definition and medical protocol and 10,254 on request) and 13,172 rapid antigen tests.

Aside from the newly confirmed cases, following the retesting of patients who were already positive, 329 people were reconfirmed positive.


919 patients – in intensive care; 6,181- hospitalised persons


A number of 6,181 people with COVID-19 are hospitalised, of whom 919 are in intensive care, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS) announced on Tuesday.

In total, 17,119 people confirmed with SARS-CoV-2 infection are in isolation at home and 6,464 are in institutional isolation in Romania, GCS said.

Also, 42,487 people are in quarantine at home and 151 in institutional quarantine.

In the last 24 hours, 1,363 calls were registered to the 112 single emergency number and 1,198 to the TELVERDE line (0800 800 358).


Romania’s COVID-19 death toll rises by 101 to 29,135


Another 101 Romanians infected with SARS-CoV-2 died in the last 24 hours, according to data released on Tuesday by the Strategic Communication Group (GCS), the official novel coronavirus communication task force.

According to GCS, they are 54 men and 47 women.

As many as 88 of the deaths were recorded in patients who had comorbidities, eight deaths did not have comorbidities, and for five deceased patients no comorbidities have been reported to date.

Since the beginning of the pandemic, 29,135 people diagnosed with the SARS-CoV-2 infection have died in Romania, along with 190 Romanian nationals abroad.


All counties and the Capital – in green scenario


Bucharest and Cluj County have come out from the yellow scenario of SARS-CoV-2 infections and are in the green scenario, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS) announced on Tuesday.

Thus, the Capital and all the counties are in the green scenario.

In Bucharest, the SARS-CoV-2 infection rate is 1.49 cases per thousand inhabitants, down from 1.59, as recorded on Monday, in Cluj County – 1.46 cases per thousand inhabitants compared to Monday – 1.54.

The other 40 counties are also in the green zone (less than 1.5 cases per thousand inhabitants), the lowest rates of SARS-CoV-2 infection being registered in Gorj – 0.24, Suceava – 0.30 and Maramures – 0.35.

According to GCS, the areas with tmost newly confirmed cases of SARS-CoV-2 infection compared to the last report are Bucharest – 126, Cluj – 54, Constanta – 50, Bihor – 50.

The fewest new cases were registered in the counties of Gorj – 6, Calarasi – 8, Ialomita – 8, Tulcea – 8, Olt – 9, Covasna – 9.


Via Agerpres

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