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GCS: Romania’s COVID-19 daily case count rises by 158 following almost 17.000 tests nationwide

As many as 158 new cases of people infected with SARS-CoV-2 in Romania were recorded in the last 24 hours following almost 17,000 tests nationwide, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS), the official novel coronavirus communication task force, reported on Sunday.

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

As of Sunday, 1,077,584 cases of people infected with the novel coronavirus were confirmed in Romania. Of these, 1,039,173 were declared cured.

To date, 7,881,479 RT-PCR tests and 1,159,835 rapid antigen tests have been processed nationwide.

In the last 24 hours, 11,765 RT-PCR tests were performed (3,998 based on the case definition and medical protocol and 7,767 on request) and 5,208 rapid antigen tests.

Aside from the newly confirmed cases, following the retesting of patients who were already positive, 93 people were reconfirmed positive.

 

443 COVID-19 patients in intensive care out of 2,372 hospitalisations

 

As many as 2,372 people with COVID-19 are hospitalised in Romania at specialist care facilities, out of whom 443 in intensive care, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS), the official novel coronavirus communication task force, reported on Sunday.

In Romania, 6,623 people confirmed with the novel coronavirus are in isolation at home and 2,727 are in institutional isolation.

Also, 32,649 people are in quarantine at home and 54in institutional quarantine.

In the last 24 hours, 383 calls were reported to the 112 emergency line.

 

Romania’s COVID-19 death toll rises by 29 to 30,276

 

Another 29 Romanians infected with SARS-CoV-2 died in the last 24 hours, according to data released on Sunday by the Strategic Communication Group (GCS), the official novel coronavirus communication task force.

According to GCS, they are 18 men and 11 women.

As many as 28 of the deaths were recorded in patients who had comorbidities, and one death did not have comorbidities.

Since the beginning of the pandemic, 30,276 people diagnosed with the SARS-CoV-2 infection have died in Romania, along with 191 Romanian nationals abroad.

 

All of Romania in COVID-19 green zone

 

Bucharest City and all of Romania’s counties remain in the COVID-19 green zone, with the highest 14-day COVID-19 cumulative rate reported by Alba County – 0.64, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS), the official novel coronavirus communication task force, reported on Sunday.

In Bucharest, the rate is 0.39 cases per 1,000 population, down from 0.41. The lowest rate in the country is in Gorj County, 0.1 cases per 1,000 population.

According to GCS, five counties and Bucharest City had at least 10 new cases confirmed by COVID-19 from the previous reporting: Bucharest City – 39, the counties of Galati – 27, Prahova – 22, Arges – 15, Ilfov – 11, and Neamt – 10.

The counties of Botosani, Covasna, Gorj, Mehedinti, Harghita and Satu Mare did not report any new case.

 

Via Agerpres

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