As many as 89 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 Monday.
These are cases of patients that have not previously tested positive.
As of Monday, 1,078,952 cases of people infected with the novel coronavirus were confirmed in Romania. Of these, 1,043,171 were declared cured.
To date, 8,005,353 RT-PCR tests and 1,223,693 rapid antigen tests have been processed nationwide.
In the last 24 hours, 4,951 RT-PCR tests were performed (2,878 based on the case definition and medical protocol and 2,073 on request) and 5,121 rapid antigen tests.
Aside from the newly confirmed cases, following the retesting of patients who were already positive, 24 people were reconfirmed positive.
1,671 people with COVID-19 are hospitalized; 315 – in ICU
The Strategic Communication Group (GCS) announced on Monday that 1,671 people with COVID-19 are hospitalized in specialized health units, of whom 315 in intensive care, according to data from the last 24 hours.
In Romania, 3,549 people confirmed with the new coronavirus infection are in isolation at home, and 2,053 people are in institutional isolation.
Also, 22,941 people are in quarantine at home, and there are 75 people in institutionalized quarantine. In the last 24 hours, 266 calls were registered to the emergency number 112.
GCS reminds that there is a TELVERDE line (0800800165) where violations of the sanitary protection norms can be detected.
Romania’s COVID-19 death toll rises by 63 to 30,878
Another 63 Romanians infected with SARS-CoV-2 died in the last 24 hours, according to data released on Monday by the Strategic Communication Group (GCS), the official novel coronavirus communication task force.
According to GCS, they are 39 men and 24 women.
As many as 59 of the deaths were recorded in patients who had comorbidities, three death did not involve comorbidities, and for one no comorbidities have been reported so far.
Since the beginning of the pandemic, 30,878 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 – 0.29 and Prahova County – 0.29, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS), the official novel coronavirus communication task force, reported on Monday.
In Bucharest, the rate is 0.19 cases per 1,000 population, down from 0.2.
The lowest rate in the country is in Gorj County, 0.04 cases per 1,000 population.
According to GCS, only Bucharest City had more than 10 new cases confirmed by COVID-19 from the previous reporting: Bucharest City – 15.
No new cases of were reported in 14 counties, namely Arges, Botosani, Buzau, Covasna, Gorj, Harghita, Hunedoara, Ialomita, Mures, Olt, Salaj, Tulcea, Vaslui, Vrancea. Suceava County has one case because the total number of cases related to the county has been updated, according to GCS.