A number of 4,441 new cases of people infected with SARS-CoV-2 have been registered in the last 24 hours, following over 43,000 tests, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS) informed on Thursday.
These are cases that have not previously had a positive test.
As of Thursday, 1,135,027 cases of people infected with the new coronavirus have been confirmed in Romania and 1,073,552 patients have been declared cured.
To date, 9,335,522 RT-PCR tests and 2,789,771 rapid antigenic tests have been processed to date.
In the last 24 hours, 18,946 RT-PCR tests were conducted (8,610 based on the case definition and medical protocol and 10,336 on request) and 24,450 rapid antigen tests.
Aside from the newly confirmed cases, following the retesting of patients who were already positive, 463 people were reconfirmed to be positive.
741 patients infected with COVID-19 in intensive care; 6,271 hospitalized, 182 being children
A number of 6,271 people infected with the novel coronavirus are hospitalized in the specialized health units, out of whom 182 are children, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS) reported on Thursday.
According to the same source, 741 patients are now in intensive care, of whom 12 are children.
On the Romanian territory, 22,230 people confirmed with a novel coronavirus infection are in isolation at home and 5,668 are in institutionalized isolation.
Also, 54,438 people are in quarantine at home, and 326 people are in institutionalized quarantine.
In the past 24 hours, 3,144 calls were recorded to the single emergency number 112 and 527 to the TELVERDE line (0800 800 358), meant especially for informing citizens.
71 deaths recorded in COVID-19 patients in past 24hrs
The Strategic Communication Group (GCS) informed on Thursday that 71 deaths have been reported in patients infected with the SARS-CoV-2 virus in the past 24 hours.
According to GCS, the persons who died were 35 men and 36 women.
Also, according to GCS, 66 of the recorded deaths were of patients who had comorbidities, 3 deceased patients did not show comorbidities, and for 2 deceased patients no comorbidities have been reported so far.
No deaths were reported that occurred prior to the reference interval.
Since the beginning of the pandemic, a total of 35,286 people diagnosed with COVID-19 have died in Romania.
Most new cases of COVID – in Bucharest (604), Timis (260) and Ilfov (246)
Most new cases of SARS-CoV-2 infection, compared to the last report, were registered in Bucharest – 604 and in Timis – 260, Ilfov – 246, Constanta – 212, Dolj – 202, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS) informed on Thursday.
The fewest cases were registered in the counties of Covasna – 13 and Tulcea – 16, Ialomita – 22.
Satu Mare County is on the first place in terms of the incidence of infections, cumulated at 14 days, with 2.79 cases per thousand inhabitants, being followed in the yellow zone by Ilfov County, with 2.14.
The other counties and the municipality of Bucharest remain in the green scenario from the point of view of the infections with the new coronavirus, the highest incidence per thousand inhabitants being in the counties of Bistrita Nasaud – 1.93, Timis – 1.93 and in Bucharest – 1.93.