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GCS: Romania’s COVID-19 daily case count rises by 1.,035 following over 17.000 tests performed in last 24 hours

As many as 1,035 new cases of people infected with SARS-CoV-2 in Romania were recorded in the last 24 hours following 17,778 tests nationwide, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS), the official novel coronavirus communication task force, reported on Monday.

These are cases of patients that have not previously tested positive.

As of Monday, 1,107,043 cases of people infected with the novel coronavirus were confirmed in Romania. Of these, 1,058,587 were declared cured.

To date, 9,178,276 RT-PCR tests and 2,538,044 rapid antigen tests have been processed nationwide.

In the last 24 hours, 5,630 RT-PCR tests were performed (2,514 based on the case definition and medical protocol and 3,116 on request) and 12,148 rapid antigen tests.

Aside from the newly confirmed cases, following the retesting of patients who were already positive, 97 people were reconfirmed positive.


405 patients with COVID-19 in intensive care, of 3,338 hospitalized persons, of which 107 children


A number of 3,338 people infected with the novel coronavirus are hospitalized in the specialized health units, out of which 107 are children, the Strategic Communication Group announced on Monday.

According to the quoted source, the intensive care units are holding 405 patients, 5 among them being children.

In Romania, 11,024 people confirmed with the novel coronavirus infection are in isolation at home and 2,998 are in institutional isolation.

Also, 53,605 people are in quarantine at home and 68 people are in institutional quarantine.


25 deaths recorded in patients infected with the SARS-CoV-2 virus in last24 hours


The Strategic Communication Group (GCS) reports that in the last 24 hours, 25 deaths have been recorded in patients infected with the SARS-CoV-2 virus, taking the death toll from the beginning of the pandemic to 34,714.

No deaths prior to the reference range are reported.

According to GCS, it is about 11 men and 14 women admitted to hospitals in several counties. One of the deceased patients, reported to the INSP by DSP Vaslui, became infected in the UK.

Of the 25 deaths, one was recorded in the age category 20-29 years, one in the age category 40-49 years, 3 in the category 50-59 years, 5 in the age category 60-69 years, 8 in the age category 70-79 years and 7 in the age category over 80 years.

GCS elaborates that 20 of the recorded deaths are of patients who had comorbidities, 3 deceased patients did not have comorbidities, and for 2 deceased patients no comorbidities have been reported so far.


Bucharest City, Timis, Suceava, Cluj counties see highest COVID-19 daily case counts


Most of the newly confirmed COVID-19 cases in Romania since the previous reporting were recorded in Bucharest City – 196 and in the counties of Timis – 89, Suceava – 67, and Cluj – 61, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS) reported on Monday.

The counties with the fewest cases are Covasna – 1, Buzau and Harghita – with 2 each.

All counties and Bucharest City remain in the COVID-19 green zone, with the highest 14-day COVID-19 cumulative rate reported by the counties of Satu Mare – 1.28, Ilfov – 1.23, Bistrita Nasaud – 1.05 and Bucharest City – 1.08 per 1,000 population.



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