Romania’s SARS-CoV-2 caseload increased by 87 in the last 24 hours following more than 27,400 tests performed nationwide, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS) reports on Thursday.
These are all cases that have not previously had a positive test, the GCS states.
As of today there were 1,080,070 cases of novel coronavirus infection confirmed in Romania, of which 1,044,773 were declared cured.
According to the GCS, 8,168,419 RT-PCR tests and 1,324,035 rapid antigen tests have been processed nationwide, with 17,509 RT-PCR tests run in the last 24 hours (9,295 based on the case definition and medical protocol and 8,214 on request); as many as 9,942 rapid antigen tests were also administered in the past 24 hours.
A total of 30 people were also retested and reconfirmed positive with SARS-CoV-2 in the past 24 hours.
186 patients – in intensive care in 944 hospitalizations
A number of 944 people with COVID-19 are hospitalized in the specialized health units, of whom 186 in intensive care, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS) announced on Thursday.
In total, 2,678 people confirmed with SARS-CoV-2 infection are in isolation at home and 1,228 are in institutionalized isolation in Romania, GCS said.
At the same time, 21,449 people are in quarantine at home and 73 in institutionalized quarantine.
Romania’s COVID-19 death toll rises by 87 to 31,115 with 82 deaths prior to last 24 hours
As many as 87 deaths – 60 men and 27 women – in SARS-CoV-2 patients have been reported in the last 24 hours, including 82 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 on Thursday.
The deceased patients had been hospitalised in the counties of Arad, Arges, Dolj, Galati, Giurgiu, Olt, Prahova, Suceava and in Bucharest City.
Of these fatalities, one was in the 30-39 age range, one in the 40 – 49 age range, 4 in the 50 – 59 age range, 32 in the 60 – 69 age range, 30 in the 70 – 79 age range and 21 in people over 80 years of age.
81 of the victims had known underlying medical conditions, two did not suffer from comorbidities and for 4 patients there has been no such report so far.
Romania’s COVID-19 death toll as of Thursday stood at 31,115.
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 the Alba and Prahova counties – 0.2, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS), the official novel coronavirus communication task force, reports today.
In Bucharest the rate remained at 0.12 cases per 1,000 population, the same as the day before.