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February 3, 2023

GCS: Romania’s COVID-19 daily case count rises by 3.929 following over 47.000 tests performed nationwide in the past 24 hours

A number of 3,929 new cases of people infected with SARS-CoV-2 have been recorded in the past 24 hours, with over 47,000 tests performed, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS) reported on Tuesday.

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

As of Tuesday, 1,126,582 cases of people infected with the novel coronavirus have been confirmed in Romania and 1,068,122 patients have been declared cured.

At national level, to date, 9,296,903 RT-PCR tests and 2,740,386 rapid antigen tests have been processed.

In the past 24 hours, 18,645 RT-PCR tests were performed (8,417 based on the case definition and medical protocol 10,228 upon request) and 28,804 rapid antigen tests.

Aside from the newly confirmed cases, following the retesting of patients who were already positive, 383 people were reconfirmed to be positive.


675 COVID-19 patients are in intensive care; 5,622 persons hospitalized, 155 of them children


A number of 5,622 people infected with the novel coronavirus are hospitalized in the specialized health units, 155 of whom are children, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS) reported on Tuesday.

According to the same source, 675 patients are now in intensive care, of whom 10 are children.

In Romania, 18,504 people confirmed with a novel coronavirus infection are in isolation at home, and 5,050 are in institutionalized isolation.

Also, 54,073 people are in quarantine at home, and 238 people are in institutionalized quarantine.

In the past 24 hours, 2,803 calls were recorded to the single emergency number 112 and 510 to the TELVERDE line (0800 800 358), meant especially for informing citizens.


Most new cases of COVID – in Bucharest (459), Suceava (215) and Timis (167)

Most new cases of SARS-CoV-2 infection, compared to the last report, were registered in Bucharest – 459 and in Suceava – 215, Timis – 167, Maramures – 155, Cluj – 134, Iasi – 123, Teleorman – 113, Ilfov – 109 and Constanta – 104, informed on Tuesday the Strategic Communication Group (GCS).

The fewest cases were registered in the counties of Covasna – 7, Tulcea – 14, Mures – 23, Salaj, Braila and Ialomita – 26 each.

Satu Mare County ranks first in terms of incidence of infections, cumulative at 14 days, with 2.61 cases per thousand inhabitants, being the only area in the yellow scenario.

The other counties and the municipality of Bucharest remain in the green scenario from the point of view of infections with the new coronavirus, the highest incidence per thousand inhabitants being in Ilfov – 1.85, Bistrita Nasaud – 1.74, Timis – 1.71 and in Bucharest – 1.68.


96 deaths in COVID-19 patients in last 24 hours


In the last 24 hours, 96 deaths were registered in patients infected with the SARS-CoV-2 virus, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS) informs on Tuesday.

According to GCS, these are 55 men and 41 women.

According to GCS, 88 of the registered deaths were of patients who had comorbidities, 6 deceased patients did not show comorbidities, and for 2 deceased patients no comorbidities have been reported so far.

Since the beginning of the pandemic, a total of 35,132 people diagnosed with COVID-19 have died in Romania.


Via Agerpres

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