As many as 104 new cases of people infected with SARS-CoV-2 in Romania were recorded in the last 24 hours following 30,600 tests nationwide, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS), the official novel coronavirus communication task force, reported on Wednesday.
These are cases of patients that have not previously tested positive.
As of Wednesday, 1,079,983 cases of people infected with the novel coronavirus were confirmed in Romania. Of these, 1,044,687 were declared cured.
To date, 8,150,910 RT-PCR tests and 1,314,093 rapid antigen tests have been processed nationwide.
In the last 24 hours, 18,032 RT-PCR tests were performed (8,878 based on the case definition and medical protocol and 9,154 on request) and 12,673 rapid antigen tests.
Aside from the newly confirmed cases, following the retesting of patients who were already positive, 43 people were reconfirmed positive.
192 patients – in intensive care in 985 hospitalizations
A number of 985 people with COVID-19 are hospitalized in the specialized health units, of whom 192 in intensive care, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS) announced on Wednesday.
In total, 2,695 people confirmed with SARS-CoV-2 infection are in isolation at home and 1,290 are in institutionalized isolation in Romania, GCS said.
At the same time, 22,727 people are in quarantine at home and 84 in institutionalized quarantine.
Romania’s VOVID-19 daily case count rises by 71 to 32,028, 53 prior to last 24 hours
As many as 71 deaths – 37 men and 34 women – in SARS-CoV-2 patients have been reported in the last 24 hours, including 53 from 2020 and early this year that were entered in the database by the public health directorates at the request of the Health Ministry, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS), the official novel coronavirus communication task force, informs today.
The deceased patients had been hospitalised in the counties of Alba, Arad, Arges, Bihor, Buzau, Cluj, Dambovita, Galati, Iasi, Maramures, Mures, Neamt, Prahova, Sibiu, Timis, Vaslui, Vrancea and in Bucharest City.
Of these fatalities, three were in the 40 – 49 age range, seven in the 50 – 59 age range, 17 in the 60 – 69 age range, 23 in the 70 – 79 age range and 21 in people over 80 years of age.
68 of the victims had known underlying medical conditions, two did not suffer from comorbidities and for one there has been no such report so far.
Romania’s COVID-19 death toll as of Wednesday stood at 32,028.
Entire country remains in green scenario
All counties and Bucharest municipality remain in the green scenario from the perspective of infections with the novel coronavirus, the highest incidence per thousand inhabitants being in the counties of Prahova – 0.21 and in Alba – 0.21, the Strategic Communication Group announced on Wednesday.
In the Capital, the infection rate dropped to 0.12 cases per thousand inhabitants, from the previous day, when 0.13 were registered per thousand inhabitants.