Romania’s SARS-CoV-2 caseload increased by 62 in the last 24 hours following almost 25,000 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 Thursday there were 1,081,675 cases of novel coronavirus infection confirmed in Romania, of which 1,046,610 were declared cured.
According to the GCS, 8,515,041 RT-PCR tests and 1,630,177 rapid antigen tests have been processed nationwide, with 11,642 RT-PCR tests run in the last 24 hours (5,742 based on the case definition and medical protocol and 5,900 on request); as many as 13,278 rapid antigen tests were also administered in the past 24 hours.
A total of 22 people were also retested and reconfirmed positive with SARS-CoV-2 in the past 24 hours.
Three deaths in COVID-19 patients in the past 24 hours
The Strategic Communication Group (GCS) reported on Thursday that three deaths – two men and one woman – have been reported in patients infected with the SARS-CoV-2 virus in the past 24 hours.
The people who died were admitted to hospitals in Satu Mare, Timis and Teleorman.
Of the three deaths, one was registered in the 50-59 age category, one in the 60-69 age category and one in the 70-79 age category, the GCS reports.
One of the patients had comorbidities, and two did not show comorbidities.
Since the beginning of the pandemic, as many as 34,245 people diagnosed with SARS-CoV-2 infection have died in Romania.
54 patients with COVID-19 in ICUs, out of 283 persons admitted to medical facilities
As many as 283 people infected with the novel coronavirus are admitted to health facilities, 54 of whom are in intensive care units, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS) announced on Thursday.
On the territory of Romania, 481 people confirmed with infection with the novel coronavirus are in isolation at home, and 443 are in institutionalized isolation.
Moreover, 26,737 people are in quarantine at home, and 12 in institutionalized quarantine.