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GCS: Romania’s COVID-19 daily case count rises by 11.049 following over 73.300 tests nationwide in the last 24 hours

As many as 11,049 new cases of people infected with SARS-CoV-2 were recorded in the last 24 hours in Romania following over 73,300 tests nationwide, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS), the official novel coronavirus communication task force, reported on Tuesday.

As of Tuesday, 1,210,810 cases of people infected with the novel coronavirus were confirmed in Romania. Of these, 1,104,496 were declared cured.

To date, 9,557,974 RT-PCR tests and 3,160,043 rapid antigen tests have been processed nationwide.

In the last 24 hours, 25,282 RT-PCR tests were performed (12,250 based on the case definition and medical protocol and 13,032 on request) and 48,100 rapid antigen tests.

Aside from the newly confirmed cases, following the retesting of patients who were already positive, 938 people were reconfirmed positive.

 

1,218 patients with COVID-19 in intensive care; hospitalized persons – 11,431, of whom 306 children

 

A number of 11,431 people infected with SARS-CoV-2 are hospitalized in the specialized health units, out of whom 306 children, the Strategic Communication Group announced on Tuesday.

According to the quoted source, 1,267 patients are admitted to intensive care, of whom 17 are children.

In Romania, 54,953 people confirmed with the new coronavirus infection are in isolation at home and 10,066 are in institutional isolation.

Also, 61,743 people are in quarantine at home, and 183 people are in institutionalized quarantine.

In the last 24 hours, 8,543 calls were registered to the emergency number 112 and 1,083 to the TELVERDE line (0800 800 358), open especially for informing citizens.

 

208 deaths recorded among COVID-19 patients in the past 24 hours

 

A total of 208 deaths in patients infected with the SARS-CoV-2 virus have been reported in the past 24 hours, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS) reported on Tuesday.

According to GCS, there are 99 men and 109 women.

According to the GCS, 185 of the deaths were recorded among patients who had comorbidities, 13 deceased patients did not have comorbidities, and no comorbidities have been reported for 10 deceased patients to date.

No deaths were reported prior to the reference interval.

Since the beginning of the pandemic, a total of 36,658 people diagnosed with COVID-19 have died in Romania.

 

Most new cases of COVID-19, 1,912, registered in Bucharest

 

Most new cases of SARS-CoV-2 infection, compared to the last report, were registered in Bucharest – 1,912 and in the counties of Timis – 564, Cluj – 396, Iasi – 392, Ilfov – 357, Constanta – 333, Prahova – 281, informed, on Tuesday, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS).

The fewest new cases of COVID-19 were in the counties of Covasna – 41, Harghita – 42, Tulcea – 51.

The Capital City has an incidence of 5.57 cases per thousand inhabitants.

 

2,009 cases with Delta variant until September 26

 

Until September 26 there have been registered 2,009 cases with the Delta variant, the National Institute of Public Health (INSP) informed on Tuesday.

The data regarding COVID-19 cases, confirmed with the SARS-CoV-2 which cause concern (VOC), show that until the 26th of September there were 4,369 cases reported to the INSP – CNSCBT (National Center for Communicable Diseases Surveillance and Control). The seven laboratories which reported these results are the Cantacuzino Institute, the Matei Bals Institute, Medlife, the Stefan cel Mare University in Suceava, the Stefan S. Nicolau Virology Institute, CRGM of SCJU Craiova and Pro Vitam in Sfantu Gheorghe.

Until September 26 there have been 3,765 cases with the SARS-CoV-2 variant which cause concern, of which 2,009 with the Delta variant.

According to the INSP, until September 26, the confirmation rate with variants that cause concern has been 86%.

 

Via Agerpres

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