As many as 307 new cases of people infected with SARS-CoV-2 in Romania were recorded in the last 24 hours following over 31,000 tests nationwide, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS), the official novel coronavirus communication task force, reported on Thursday.
These are cases of patients that have not previously tested positive.
As of Thursday, 1,076,840 cases of people infected with the novel coronavirus were confirmed in Romania. Of these, 1,036,646 were declared cured.
To date, 7,837,772 RT-PCR tests and 1,134,709 rapid antigen tests have been processed nationwide.
In the last 24 hours, 20,816 RT-PCR tests were performed (11,325 based on the case definition and medical protocol and 9,491 on request) and 10,334 rapid antigen tests.
Aside from the newly confirmed cases, following the retesting of patients who were already positive, 110 people were reconfirmed positive.
485 patients – in ICU; hospitalized persons – 2,841
A number of 2,841 people with COVID-19 are hospitalized in the specialized health units, out of whom 485 in intensive care, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS) announced on Thursday.
In total, 8,304 people confirmed with SARS-CoV-2 infection are in isolation at home and 3,147 are in institutionalized isolation in Romania, GCS said.
Also, 34,101 people are in quarantine at home and 82 in institutionalized quarantine.
In the last 24 hours, 659 calls were registered to the emergency number 112 and 704 to the TELVERDE line (0800 800 358), open especially for informing citizens.
39 people infected with SARS-CoV-2 die in last 24 hours
A number of 39 people infected with SARS-CoV-2 have died in the last 24 hours, according to data transmitted on Thursday by the Strategic Communication Group (GCS).
It is about 21 men and 18 women.
According to the GCS, all deaths occurred in patients who have experienced comorbidities.
In total, 30,131 people diagnosed with SARS-CoV-2 infection died in Romania.
Since the beginning of the epidemic, 191 Romanian citizens abroad with COVID-19 have died.