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GCS: Romania’s COVID-19 daily case count rises by 12.474; 481 deaths recorded in the past 24 hours

A number of 12,474 new cases of people infected with SARS-CoV-2 have been recorded in the past 24 hours, with more than 66,000 tests performed, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS) reported on Friday.

As of Friday, 1,628,501 cases of people infected with the novel coronavirus were confirmed in Romania, of which 8,110 are of reinfected patients, who tested positive for more than 180 days after the first infection, and 1,382,322 patients they were declared healed.

To date, 10,270,177 RT-PCR tests and 4,386,076 rapid antigen tests have been carried out.

In the past 24 hours, 22,676 RT-PCR tests were performed (11,980 based on the case definition and medical protocol and 10,696 upon request) and 44,003 rapid antigen tests.

Apart from the newly confirmed cases, following the retesting of patients who were already positive, 1,392 people were reconfirmed to be infected.


1,875 patients with COVID-19 in intensive care; 37 are children


A number of 20,092 people with SARS-CoV-2 are hospitalized in the health units, of whom 434 are children, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS) announced on Friday.

According to the quoted source, 1,875 patients are hospitalized in intensive care, of whom 37 are children.

In Romania, 159,629 people confirmed with the new coronavirus are in isolation at home and 19,353 are in institutional isolation.

Also, 58,037 people are in quarantine at home, and 96 people are in institutional quarantine.

In the last 24 hours, 7,102 calls were registered to the emergency number 112 and 607 to the TELVERDE line (0800 800 358), open especially for informing citizens.


481 COVID-19 deaths in Romania in last 24 hours, including one previously unaccounted


Another 481 Romanians infected with SARS-CoV-2 are reported dead in the last 24 hours, including one previously unaccounted for, according to data released on Friday by the Strategic Communication Group (GCS), the official novel coronavirus communication task force.

According to GCS, these are 237 men and 244 women.

As many as 418 of the recorded deaths were in patients with comorbidities, 43 deaths had no comorbidities, and for 20 deaths no comorbidities have been reported so far.

Out of the 481 patients who died, 441 were unvaccinated and 40 were vaccinated. The 40 vaccinated deceased patients ranged in age from 50 to 59 years and over 80 years; 27 of the vaccinated deceased patients had comorbidities, and no comorbidities were reported for 13 deaths.

Since the beginning of the pandemic, 46,911 people diagnosed with the SARS-CoV-2 infection have died in Romania.


Most new COVID-19 cases in Romania reported in Bucharest (1,709), counties of Sibiu (638), Prahova (638)


Most of the newly confirmed COVID-19 cases in Romania since the previous reporting were recorded in Bucharest City – 1,709, and in the counties of Sibiu (638), Prahova (638), Cluj (617), Bihor (565), Ilfov (555), Galati (521), Mures (506), Iasi (502) and Valcea (500), the Strategic Communication Group (GCS), the official novel coronavirus communication task force, reported on Friday.

The fewest new cases were recorded in the counties of Gorj – 95, Mehedinti (101), Bistrita-Nasaud (109), and Satu Mare (113).

The 14-day cumulative reporting rate in Bucharest City is 15.25 cases per 1,000 population, the seventh day of a slight decrease.

However, Ilfov County ranks first in terms of the 14-day cumulative reporting rate, with 16.64 cases per 1,000 population.

It is followed by the counties of Prahova – 12.07, Alba – 10.69, and Constanta – 10.38.

All counties are in the red scenario (over three cases per 1,000 population).


3,539 fines applied in the past 24hrs


The police and gendarmes have applied, in the past 24 hours, 3,539 fines, worth a total of 684,750 lei, as a result of violations of the provisions of Law No. 55/2020 on some measures meant to prevent and combat the effects of the pandemic of COVID-19, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS) informed on Friday.

Also, through the relevant structures of the Police, three criminal files were drawn up for thwarting the fight against diseases.

Violations of the sanitary protection norms can be reported to TELVERDE 0800.800.165, made operational by the Ministry of Interior, the calls being taken over by a dispatch.


Incidence of COVID in Bucharest decreases for seventh day in a row – 15.25 per thousand inhabitants


The incidence rate of COVID-19 calculated at 14 days is, on Friday, in Bucharest, 15.25 cases per thousand inhabitants, according to the website of the Public Health Directorate (DSP).

This is the seventh consecutive day in which the infection rate decreases in Bucharest, the highest value being reached on October 22 – 16.54.

One day ago, the incidence rate was 15.67. One month ago, on September 29, it had a value of 6.33, according to DSP.

The incidence of COVID increased from 6 per thousand inhabitants on September 29.


Via Agerpres

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