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March 30, 2023

GCS: Romania’s COVID-19 daily case count up by 16.110 on over 66.800 tests performed over past 24 hrs

Romania’s SARS-CoV-2 caseload increased by 16,110 in the last 24 hours following over 66,880 tests performed nationwide, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS) reports on Thursday.

As of Thursday, 1,519,532 cases of people infected with the novel coronavirus were confirmed in Romania. Of these, 1,288,761 were declared cured.

To date, 10,090,798 RT-PCR tests and 4,064,489 rapid antigen tests have been processed nationwide, with 26,097 RT-PCR tests run in the last 24 hours (13,986 based on the case definition and medical protocol and 12,111 on request); as many as 40,783 rapid antigen tests were also administered in the past 24 hours.

Aside from the newly confirmed cases, following the retesting of patients who were already positive, 1,399 people were reconfirmed positive.


1,815 COVID-19 patients in intensive care, including 45 children


A number of 19,936 people infected with SARS-CoV-2, 476 children included, are currently hospitalized in Romania, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS) announced on Thursday.

According to the cited source, 1,815 patients, 45 children included, are in intensive care.

Also, 140,921 people confirmed with the novel coronavirus infection are in isolation at home and 18,774 are in institutional isolation.

Another 55,623 people are in quarantine at home and 92 people are in institutionalized quarantine.


Romania records 448 deaths among COVID-19 patients


A number of 448 deaths were recorded in patients infected with the SARS-CoV-2 virus in the past 24 hours, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS) reported on Thursday.

No deaths prior to the reference period were reported.

According to GCS, there were 215 men and 233 women infected with COVID-19 who died.

Among those infected with SARS-CoV-2 who died was also a 23-year-old man, with comorbidities, who had received an incomplete vaccination scheme.

According to the GCS, 412 deaths were reported in patients who experienced comorbidities, 12 patients did not report comorbidities, and for 24 no comorbidities have been reported to date.

Out of a total of 448 patients who died, 412 were unvaccinated against COVID and 36 were vaccinated. The 36 vaccinated deceased patients ranged in age from 23 to 80, and 35 had comorbidities. No comorbidities were reported for one of these patients.

Since the beginning of the pandemic, a total of 43,487 people diagnosed with COVID-19 have died in Romania.


Most new COVID cases in Bucharest, followed by Ilfov, Iasi and Prahova counties


The most new cases of infection with SARS-CoV-2 from the last reporting were registered in Bucharest – 3,018 and the counties of Ilfov – 787, Iasi – 708, Prahova – 706, Cluj – 699, Timis – 631, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS) informed on Thursday.

The capital has an incidence of 16.50 cases per thousand inhabitants, with a slight drop from Wednesday, when the incidence was 16.51.

Ilfov county has the largest case incidence, cumulated at 14 days, with 17.23 cases per thousand inhabitants.

All counties are in the red scenario (over 3 cases per thousand inhabitants).


Via Agerpres

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