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GCS: Romania’s COVID-19 daily case count rises by 230 following over 10.000 tests nationwide

A number of 230 new cases of people infected with SARS-CoV-2 have been registered in the last 24 hours, following over 10,000 tests, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS) informed on Monday.

These are cases that had not previously had a positive test, the quoted source states.

As of Monday, 1,075,773 cases of people infected with the new coronavirus have been confirmed in Romania, and 1,033,984 patients have been declared cured.

To date, 7,773,851 RT-PCR tests and 1,102,616 rapid antigen tests have been processed nationwide.

In the last 24 hours, 5,392 RT-PCR tests were processed (3,025 based on the case definition and medical protocol and 2,367 on request) and 5,095 rapid antigen tests.

Apart from the newly confirmed cases, following the retesting of patients who had already tested positive, 59 people were reconfirmed positive.


580 COVID-19 patients in intensive care out of 3,585 hospitalisations


As many as 3,585 people with COVID-19 are hospitalised in Romania at specialist care facilities, out of whom 580 in intensive care, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS), the official novel coronavirus communication task force, reported on Monday.

In Romania, 9,949 people confirmed with the novel coronavirus are in isolation at home and 3,935 are in institutional isolation.

Also, 37,965 people are in quarantine at home and 60 in institutional quarantine.

In the last 24 hours, 465 calls were reported to the 112 emergency line.


36 people infected with SARS-CoV-2 died in the last 24 hours; no death in Bucharest


A number of 36 people infected with SARS-CoV-2 have died in the last 24 hours, according to data transmitted on Monday by the Strategic Communication Group (GCS).

It is about 15 men and 21 women.

According to the GCS, 34 of the deaths were in patients with comorbidities, one deceased patient had no comorbidities, and no comorbidities have been reported for a deceased patient to date.

In total, 29,977 people diagnosed with SARS-CoV-2 infection died in Romania.

Since the beginning of the epidemic, 191 Romanian citizens abroad and detected with COVID-19 have died.


Cumulative infection rate continues to dip in Bucharest; four counties with zero cases


Bucharest City and all of Romania’s counties stay in the COVID-19 green area scenario in terms of the 14-day COVID-19 cumulative rate, according to data released on Monday by the Strategic Communication Group (GCS), the official novel coronavirus communication task force.

In Bucharest, the rate continues to decrease, to 0.59 cases per 1,000 population from a previous 0.67.

The highest rate was reported in Alba County – 0.90 cases per 1,000 population.

According to GCS, only Bucharest City and six counties had more than 10 newly confirmed COVID-19 cases from previous reporting, Bucharest City – 41, and the counties of Galati – 19, Bihor – 16, Ilfov – 14, Sibiu – 12, Constanta – 11, and Brasov – 10.

In four counties – Covasna, Gorj, Satu Mare and Salaj – no new cases were reported.


Via Agerpres

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