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GCS: Romania’s COVID-19 daily case count rises by 6.333 following over 44.000 tests done in past 24 hrs

As many as 6,333 new cases of people infected with SARS-CoV-2 have been recorded in the past 24 hours, with more than 44,200 tests being done, the Strategic Communication Group reported on Sunday.

So far, 1,194,106 cases of people infected with the novel coronavirus have been confirmed in Romania and 1,098,154 patients have been declared cured.

At the national level, up to this date, 9,523,585 RT-PCR tests and 3,092,303 rapid antigen tests have been processed.

In the last 24 hours, 16,062 RT-PCR tests were performed (6,201 based on case definition and medical protocol and 9,861 on request) and 28,208 rapid antigen tests.

Aside from the newly confirmed cases, following the retesting of patients who were already positive, 468 people were reconfirmed positive.

 

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As many as 10,313 people infected with SARS-CoV-2 are hospitalized in specialized health units, among them 267 children, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS) announced on Sunday.

According to the cited source, 1,220 patients are admitted to intensive care, of whom 21 are children.

In Romania, 49,407 people confirmed with the novel coronavirus infection are in isolation at home and 9,185 are in institutionalized isolation.

Also, 59,899 are in quarantine at home, and 227 people are in institutionalized quarantine.

 

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A total of 111 deaths – 58 men and 53 women – in patients infected with the SARS-CoV-2 virus have been reported in the last 24 hours, with the mortality rate rising to 36,341, the Strategic Communication Group reported on Sunday

Of the 111 deaths, one was registered age category 30-39 years, 10 in the age category 50-59 years, 30 in the age category 60-69 years, 32 in the age category 70-79 years and 38 in the age category over 80 years.

According to GCS, 107 of the recorded deaths were of patients who had comorbidities, 4 deceased patients did not show comorbidities.

No deaths were reported before the reference interval.

 

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As many as 10 intensive care beds are free on Sunday, nationally, for patients sick with COVID-19, other than those reserved specifically for people with certain medical conditions who are also confirmed with SARS-CoV-2, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS) reported.

The GCS says that at the national level 1,273 ICU COVID beds are in use, of which 1,220 are occupied. At the national level there are only 10 beds for patients sick with COVID-19, other than those reserved especially for persons with certain medical conditions that are also confirmed with SARS-CoV-2.

According to the source, in Ialomita County there is one bed, with 2 more in Sibiu, and 6 more in Vrancea, while Bucharest has no available ICU beds.

The GCS adds that work is continuing to be done to operate and provide the necessary medical staff for other ICU beds, which will be available in the coming days.

 

Via Agerpres

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