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September 24, 2021

GCS: Romania’s daily COVID-19 case count rises by 930 following over 34.000 tests nationwide

A number of 930 new cases of people infected with SARS-CoV-2 have been registered in the last 24 hours in Romania, following 34,543 tests, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS) informed on Wednesday.

These are cases that have not previously had a positive test result, says GCS.

Until Wednesday, 1,068,817 cases of people infected with the new coronavirus were confirmed in Romania, and 1,018,642 patients were declared cured.

To date, 7,565,452 RT-PCR tests and 993,475 rapid antigen tests have been processed nationwide.

In the last 24 hours, 24,307 RT-PCR tests were processed (14,910 based on the case definition and medical protocol and 9,397 on request) and 10,236 rapid antigen tests.

Apart from the newly confirmed cases, following the retesting of patients who had already tested positive, 288 people were reconfirmed positive.


874 patients in ICU; hospitalized persons – 5,733


A number of 5,733 people with COVID-19 are hospitalized in the specialized health units, out of whom 874 in intensive care, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS) announced on Wednesday.

In total, 16,544 people confirmed with SARS-CoV-2 infection are in isolation at home and 6,274 are in institutionalized isolation in Romania, GCS said.

Also, 41,676 people are in quarantine at home and 161 in institutionalized quarantine.

In the last 24 hours, 1,193 calls were registered to the emergency number phone 112 and 1,245 to the TELVERDE line (0800 800 358).


Romania’s COVID-19 death toll rises by 98 to 29,233


Another 98 Romanians infected with SARS-CoV-2 died in the last 24 hours, according to data released on Wednesday by the Strategic Communication Group (GCS), the official novel coronavirus communication task force.

According to GCS, they are 55 men and 43 women.

As many as 97 of the deaths were recorded in patients who had comorbidities, and for one deceased patients no comorbidities have been reported to date.

Since the beginning of the pandemic, 29,233 people diagnosed with the SARS-CoV-2 infection have died in Romania, along with 190 Romanian nationals abroad.


All counties, Bucharest City fall to COVID-19 green scenario


Bucharest City and all of Romania’s counties are now in the COVID-19 green zone, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS), the official novel coronavirus communication task force, reported on Wednesday.

In Bucharest, 14-day COVID-19 cumulative rate is 1.42 cases per 1,000 population, down from a previous 1.49, whole the rate in Cluj County is 1.43 cases per 1,000 population, as against a previous 1.46.

The other 40 counties are also in the green zone, meaning a rate of less than 1.5 cases per 1,000 population, with the lowest rates being reported by the counties of Gorj – 0.23; Suceava – 0.30, and Maramures – 0.34.

According to GCS, the areas with the most newly confirmed cases of SARS-CoV-2 infection from previous reporting are Bucharest City – 127, and the counties of Cluj – 59, Covasna – 46, Prahova – 46, and Timis – 46.

The fewest new cases were reported in the counties of Salaj – 3, Gorj – 5, Satu-Mare – 7, Giurgiu – 7, and Botosani – 7.


Via Agerpres

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