A number of 3,817 new cases of people infected with SARS-CoV-2 have been registered in the last 24 hours, following over 35,000 tests processed, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS) informed on Sunday.
These are cases that have not previously had a positive test.
As of Sunday, 1,148,710 cases of people infected with the new coronavirus have been confirmed in Romania and 1,079,408 patients have been declared cured.
To date, 9,388,634 RT-PCR tests and 2,870,487 rapid antigen tests have been processed nationwide.
In the last 24 hours, 14,327 RT-PCR tests have been performed (5,174 based on the case definition and medical protocol and 9,153 on request) and 21,129 rapid antigen tests.
Aside from the newly confirmed cases, following the retesting of patients who were already positive, 305 people were reconfirmed positive.
849 patients with COVID-19 in intensive care; hospitalised persons – 7,388, of whom 201 children
A number of 7,388 people infected with the new coronavirus are hospitalised in the specialised health units, out of whom 201 children, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS) announced on Sunday.
According to the quoted source, 849 patients are admitted to ICUs, of whom 18 are children.
In Romania, 28,127 people confirmed to be infected with the new coronavirus are in isolation at home and 6,703 are in institutional isolation.
Also, 56,559 people are in quarantine at home, and 350 people are in institutional quarantine.
In the last 24 hours, 2,944 calls have been registered to the single emergency number 112.
58 deaths in COVID-19 patients in 24 hours
The Strategic Communication Group (GCS) informs that in the last 24 hours, 58 deaths have been registered in patients infected with the SARS-CoV-2 virus.
According to GCS, there are 32 men and 26 women.
According to GCS, 55 of the deaths were in patients who had comorbidities, and three patients who died did not have comorbidities.
No deaths prior to the reference interval were reported.
Since the beginning of the pandemic, a total of 35,514 people diagnosed with COVID-19 have died in Romania.