As many as 133 new cases of people infected with SARS-CoV-2 in Romania were recorded in the last 24 hours following almost 30,000 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, 1,079,427 cases of people infected with the novel coronavirus were confirmed in Romania. Of these, 1,043,604 were declared cured.
To date, 8,063,416 RT-PCR tests and 1,254,667 rapid antigen tests have been processed nationwide.
In the last 24 hours, 20,030 RT-PCR tests were performed (11,081 based on the case definition and medical protocol and 8,949 on request) and 9,793 rapid antigen tests.
Aside from the newly confirmed cases, following the retesting of patients who were already positive, 54 people were reconfirmed positive.
265 COVID-19 patients in intensive care out of 1,343 hospitalisations
As many as 1,343 people with COVID-19 are hospitalised in Romania at specialist care facilities, out of whom 265 in intensive care, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS), the official novel coronavirus communication task force, reported on Thursday.
In Romania, 3,154 people confirmed with the novel coronavirus are in isolation at home and 1,698 are in institutional isolation.
Also, 22,887 people are in quarantine at home and 71 in institutional quarantine.
In the last 24 hours, 372 COVID-19 related calls were reported to the 112 emergency line and 606 and 606 to the 0800 800 358 toll-free COVID-19 info line.
Romania’s COVID-19 death toll rises by 148
Another 148 Romanians infected with SARS-CoV-2 died in the last 24 hours, including 124 from 2020 and early 2021 entered by the public health directorates at the request of the Ministry of Health, according to data released on Thursday by the Strategic Communication Group (GCS), the official novel coronavirus communication task force.
According to GCS, they are 80 men and 68 women.
As many as 141 of the deaths were recorded in patients who had comorbidities, three deaths did not have comorbidities, and no comorbidities have been reported so far for four.
Since the beginning of the pandemic, 31,531 people diagnosed with the SARS-CoV-2 infection have died in Romania, along with 191 Romanian nationals abroad.