As many as 2,033 new cases of people infected with SARS-CoV-2 have been recorded in the last 24 hours, with 45,430 tests being carried out, the Strategic Communication Group reported on Tuesday.
These are cases that have not previously had a positive test.
As of Tuesday, 1,109,076 cases of people infected with the novel coronavirus have been confirmed in Romania and 1,059,637 patients have been declared cured.
Countrywide, 9,195,354 RT-PCR tests and 2,566,396 rapid antigen tests have been processed so far.
In the past 24 hours, 17,078 RT-PCR tests were performed (7,798 based on case definition and medical protocol and 9,280 on request) and 28,352 rapid antigen tests.
Apart from the newly confirmed cases, following the retesting of patients who were already positive, 246 people were reconfirmed positive.
48 Romanians infected with SARS-CoV-2 have died in the past 24 hours
As many as 48 Romanians infected with SARS-CoV-2 (25 men and 23 women) were reported dead in the last 24 hours, taking the country’s death toll to 34,762, shows data released on Tuesday by the Strategic Communication Group (GCS).
One death was in the 10 – 19 years age range, one in the 30 – 39 years age range, one in the 40 – 49 years age range, seven in the 50 – 59 age range, 11 in the 60 – 69 age range, 13 in the 70 – 79 years age range, and 14 fatalities were in the 80+ age group.