A number of 392 new cases of people infected with SARS-CoV-2 were registered in the last 24 hours, where 10,956 tests were done, informed, on Monday, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS) informed on Monday.
These are cases that did not have a positive test prior, the quoted source specifies.
Until Monday, on Romania’s territory, there were 1,072,291 cases of people infected with the novel coronavirus, and 1,026,299 patients were declared cured.
At a national level, until this time, there were 7,651,027 RT-PCR tests done and 1,038,561 quick antigenic tests.
In the last 24 hours there were 5,916 RT-PCR tests done (3,212 based on the case definition and medical protocol and 2,704 upon request) and 5,040 quick antigenic tests.
Furthermore, since the last report by the GCS, there were 409 RT-PCR results reported, processed prior to the last 24 hours and sent until May 17.
Apart from the newly confirmed cases, upon retesting patients who were already positive, 67 people were reconfirmed positive.
753 patients in ICU; hospitalized – 4,972
A number of 4,972 people with COVID-19 are hospitalized in the specialized health units, out of whom 753 in intensive care, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS) announced on Monday..
In total, 13,545 people confirmed with SARS-CoV-2 infection are in isolation at home and 5,356 are in institutionalized isolation in Romania, GCS said.
Also, 40,987 people are in quarantine at home and 97 in institutionalized quarantine.
Romania’s COVID-19 death toll rises by 48 in the past 24 hours
Romania’s COVID-19 death toll hit 29,571 since the latest report, with 48 deaths announced by the Strategic Communication Group (GCS) on Monday.
The latest victims are 28 men and 20 women, who had been hospitalized in the counties of Alba, Arges, Bacau, Bihor, Botosani, Braila, Caras-Severin, Cluj, Constanta, Dolj, Harghita, Hunedoara, Iasi, Neamt, Olt, Prahova, Satu Mare, Sibiu, Teleorman, Timis, Vaslui, Valcea and Vrancea.
Of these, one death was in the 30 – 39 age range, three in the 40 – 49 age range, ten in the 50 – 59 age range, seven in the 60 – 69 age range, 14 in the 70 – 79 age range and 13 in people over 80 years of age.
All the victims but two had known underlying medical conditions.
As many as 190 Romanian nationals abroad found with COVID-19 have died since the beginning of the pandemic.
All counties and the Capital remain in green scenario
The capital and all counties of the country are still in the green scenario in terms of SARS-CoV-2 infections, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS) announced on Monday.
In Bucharest, the infection rate is 0.94 cases per thousand inhabitants, down compared to the previous day, when there was an incidence of 1.06 cases per thousand inhabitants.
According to GCS, the areas with the most cases newly confirmed by COVID-19 compared to the last report are Bucharest – 49, Cluj – 36, Brasov – 28.
The fewest new cases were registered in the counties of Gorj – 2, Salaj – 2, Mehedinti – 3, Giurgiu – 3.