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GCS: Romania’s COVID-19 daily case count rises by 51 following more than 17,800 tests carried out in 24hrs

A number of 51 new cases of people infected with SARS-CoV-2 have been recorded in the past 24 hours, over 27,800 tests performed, the Strategic Communication Group reported on Tuesday.

These are cases that have not previously had a positive test.

As of Tuesday, 1,081,030 cases of people infected with the novel coronavirus had been confirmed in Romania, and 1,045,351 patients had been declared cured.

To date, 8,415,178 RT-PCR tests and 1,522,484 rapid antigen tests have been processed nationally.

In the past 24 hours, 13,261 RT-PCR tests were performed (6,975 based on the case definition and medical protocol and 6,286 upon request) and 14,546 rapid antigen tests.

Aside from the newly confirmed cases, following the retesting of patients who were already positive, 11 people were reconfirmed to be positive.

 

61 COVID-19 patients in intensive care out of 392 hospitalisations

 

As many as 392 people with COVID-19 are hospitalised in Romania at specialist care facilities, out of whom 61 in intensive care, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS), the official novel coronavirus communication task force, reported on Tuesday.

In Romania, 1,853 people confirmed with the novel coronavirus are in isolation at home and 705 are in institutional isolation.

Also, 19,677 people are in quarantine at home and 37 in institutional quarantine.

In the last 24 hours, 215 COVID-19 related calls were reported to the 112 emergency line and 670 to the 0800 800 358 toll-free COVID-19 info line.

 

4 COVID-19 deaths in Romania in past 24 hours; 44 previous deaths added

 

Another 48 Romanians infected with SARS-CoV-2 are reported dead in the last 24 hours – 27 men and 21 women – including 44 from 2020 and early 2021 entered by the public health directorates at the request of the Ministry of Health, according to data released on Tuesday by the Strategic Communication Group (GCS), the official novel coronavirus communication task force.

The people who died were hospitalised in the counties of Cluj, Constanta, Dolj, Harghita, Mures, Neamt and Prahova.

Since the beginning of the pandemic, 34,021 people diagnosed with the SARS-CoV-2 infection have died in Romania.

 

Via Agerpres

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