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GCS: Romania’s COVID-19 daily case count rises by 5.655 following over 28.000 tests nationwide in the past 24 hours

As many as 5,655 new cases of people infected with SARS-CoV-2 were recorded in the past 24 hours in Romania following over 28,000 tests nationwide, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS), the official novel coronavirus communication task force, reported on Monday.

As of Monday, 1,199,761 cases of people infected with the novel coronavirus were confirmed in Romania. Of these, 1,098,795 were declared cured.

To date, 9,532,692 RT-PCR tests and 3,111,943 rapid antigen tests have been processed nationwide.

In the last 24 hours, 9,107 RT-PCR tests were performed (4,888 based on the case definition and medical protocol and 4,219 on request) and 19,640 rapid antigen tests.

Aside from the newly confirmed cases, following the retesting of patients who were already positive, 522 people were reconfirmed positive.

 

1,218 patients with COVID-19 in intensive care; hospitalized persons – 11,032, of whom 290 children

 

A number of 11,032 people infected with SARS-CoV-2 are hospitalized in the specialized health units, out of whom 290 children, the Strategic Communication Group announced on Monday.

According to the quoted source, 1,218 patients are hospitalized for intensive care, of whom 18 are children.

In Romania, 50,421 people confirmed with the new coronavirus infection are in isolation at home and 9,543 are in institutionalized isolation.Also, 59,687 people are in quarantine at home, and 227 people are in institutionalized quarantine.

In the last 24 hours, 4,754 calls were registered to the emergency number 112.

 

1,311 ICU beds for COVID-19 patients, only 24 free, none in Bucharest

 

The Strategic Communication Group (GCS) announced on Monday that, at national level, there are 1,311 intensive care beds for COVID-19 patients, and no bed is currently free in the Capital.

Nationally, there are 24 ICU beds available for COVID-19 patients, says GCS, other than those reserved specifically for people with certain medical conditions that are also confirmed with SARS-CoV-2.

GCS states that it is working to operationalize and provide the necessary medical staff for other ICU beds, which will be made available in the coming days.

 

109 COVID-19 deaths in Romania in last 24 hours

 

Another 109 Romanians infected with SARS-CoV-2 are reported dead in the last 24 hours, according to data released on Monday by the Strategic Communication Group (GCS), the official novel coronavirus communication task force.

According to GCS, these are 64 men and 45 women hospitalised in the counties of in Alba, Arad, Arges, Bacau, Bihor, Bistrita-Nasaud, Botosani, Braila, Brasov, Buzau, Caras-Severin, Calarasi, Cluj, Constanta, Covasna, Dolj, Giurgiu, Gorj, Hunedoara, Iasi, Maramures, Mehedinti, Neamt, Olt, Prahova, Satu Mare, Salaj, Suceava, Timis and Bucharest City.

As many as 106 of the recorded deaths were in patients with comorbidities, and three deaths had no comorbidities.

No previously unaccounted deaths were reported.

Since the beginning of the pandemic, 36,450 people diagnosed with the SARS-CoV-2 infection have died in Romania.

 

Via Agerpres

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