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GCS: Romania’s COVID-19 daily case count up by 225 on 32.000-plus tests run in past 24 hours

Romania’s SARS-CoV-2 caseload increased by 225 in the last 24 hours following 32,818 tests performed nationwide, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS) reports on Friday.

These are all cases that have not previously had a positive test, the GCS states.

As of today there were 1,078,563 cases of novel coronavirus infection confirmed in Romania, of which 1,041,924 were declared cured.

According to the GCS, 7,967,357 RT-PCR tests and 1,201,630 rapid antigen tests have been processed nationwide, with 21,836 RT-PCR tests run in the last 24 hours (10,854 based on the case definition and medical protocol and 10,982 on request); as many as 10,716 rapid antigen tests were also administered in the past 24 hours.

A total of 100 people were also retested and reconfirmed positive with COVID-19 in the past 24 hours.


341 patients ICU units, 1,829 persons admitted to hospital


A number of 1,829 persons with COVID-19 are admitted to healthcare units, of which 341 are in ICU units, announced, on Friday, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS).

In total, 4,517 persons confirmed as infected with SARS-CoV-2 are in home isolation and 2,294 are in institutionalized isolation on Romanian territory, the GCS mentioned.

Furthermore, 25,925 persons are in home quarantine and 46 in institutional quarantine.


113 deaths due to SARS-CoV-2 infection reported in the past 24 hours, of which 93 occurred prior


A number of 113 deaths – 71 male and 42 female – after being infected with SARS-CoV-2, were reported in the last 24 hours, according to the data sent on Friday by the Strategic Communication Group (GCS).

According to the GCS, 93 of these deaths occurred prior to the mentioned interval and were introduced in the database, following the request of the Ministry of Health, by all Public Health Directorates in the country, upon the checks that were carried out.

Thus, 8 deaths occurred in October, 2020, 24 in November 2020, 11 in December 2020, 22 in January 2021, 3 in February 2021, 5 in March 2021, 9 in April 2021, 11 in May 2021, in the counties of Bihor, Brasov, Gorj, Ilfov, Iasi, Maramures, Mures, Neamt, Timis, Tulcea and Bucharest.

According to the GCS, of these 113 deaths, three were registered in the 30-39 age category, 7 in the 40-49 category, 10 in the 50-59 category, 28 in the 60-69 category, 34 for the 70-79 category and 31 deaths recorded for the over 80 category.

106 of these deaths were registered in patients who presented comorbidities, three deceased patients did not present comorbidities, and for four deceased patients there were no comorbidities reported until now.

In total, 30,612 people diagnosed with SARS-CoV-2 have died in Romania.

Since the beginning of the pandemic, 191 Romanian citizens who were abroad and confirmed with COVID-19 have died.

Via Agerpres

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