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Romania’s COVID-19 death toll hits 50.000 mark, 483 deaths reported in the last 24 hours

As many as 483 deaths in patients infected with the SARS-CoV-2 virus have been reported in the last 24 hours, of which 20 prior to the reference interval, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS) on Friday .

The 20 deaths having occurred before the reference interval were registered in October 2021, and 463 deaths were reported in the reference period.

According to GCS, 255 men and 228 women hospitalized in 39 counties (out of 41) and Bucharest died.

Of the 483 deaths, one was registered in the 30-39 years age category, 14 in the 40-49 years age range, 43 in the 50-59 years age range, 131 in the 60-69 years age category, 148 in the 70-79 years age category and 146 in the age range over 80 years.

According to the GCS, 439 of the reported deaths were in patients who had comorbidities, for 24 deceased patients had no underlying medical conditions, and no comorbidities had been reported to date for 20 deceased patients.

Out of a total of 483 patients who died, 433 were unvaccinated and 50 were vaccinated. The 50 vaccinated deceased patients ranged in age from 40 to 49 years and over 80 years. 47 of the vaccinated deceased patients had comorbidities, and no comorbidities were reported for 3 patients.

Since the beginning of the pandemic, a total of 50,087 people diagnosed with COVID-19 have died in Romania.

 

National SARS-CoV-2 caseload  up by 8,268 on 57,000-plus tests performed over past 24 hrs

 

Romania’s SARS-CoV-2 caseload increased by 8,268 in the last 24 hours following over 57,000 tests performed nationwide, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS) reports on Friday.

As of today, 1,693,532 Covid positives were confirmed in Romania, 9,020 of whom are reinfected persons found positive more than 180 days after the first infection. As many as 1,469,303 patients were declared cured.

To date, 10,399,992 RT-PCR tests and 4,634,359 rapid antigen tests have been processed nationwide, with 19,007 RT-PCR tests run in the last 24 hours (10,058 based on the case definition and medical protocol and 8,949 on request); as many as 38,794 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, 1,163 people were reconfirmed positive.

 

1,877 COVID-19 patients in intensive care, including 31 children

 

A number of 19,013 people infected with SARS-CoV-2, 367 children included, are currently hospitalized in Romania, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS) announced on Friday.

According to the cited source, 1,877 patients, 31 children included, are in intensive care.

Also, 130,318 people confirmed with the novel coronavirus infection are in isolation at home and 18,455 are in institutional isolation.

Furthermore, 62,812 people are in quarantine at home, and 102 people are in institutional quarantine.

 

Bucharest City  falls below 1,000 new cases of COVID

 

Most new cases of SARS-CoV-2 infection compared to the last report were registered in Bucharest – 988 and in the counties of Cluj – 417, Bihor – 414, Timis – 398 and Ilfov – 378, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS) informed, on Friday.

The fewest new cases of COVID-19 were in the counties of Covasna – 49, Bistrita-Nasaud – 67, Tulcea – 69 and Mehedinti – 72.

The Capital has an incidence of 11.61 cases per thousand inhabitants, down for 14 days.

Ilfov County ranks first in terms of the incidence of infections cumulated at 14 days, with 13.36 cases per thousand inhabitants.

High incidence rates are also registered in Bihor – 10.71 and Prahova – 10.35.

All counties are still in the red zone (over three cases per thousand inhabitants).

The situation of new cases of SARS-CoV-2 infection is as follows:

 

* Alba – 174

* Arad – 279

* Arges – 270

* Bacau – 208

* Bihor – 414

* Bistrita-Nasaud – 67

* Botosani – 81

* Brasov – 252

* Braila – 163

* Buzau – 203

* Caras-Severin – 96

* Calarasi – 82

* Cluj – 417

* Constanta – 119

* Covasna – 49

* Dambovita – 205

* Dolj – 150

* Galati – 321

* Giurgiu – 89

* Gorj – 79

* Harghita – 101

* Hunedoara – 285

* Ialomita – 103

* Iasi – 311

* Ilfov – 378

* Maramures – 116

* Mehedinti – 72

* Mures – 265

* Neamt – 115

* Olt – 177

* Prahova – 298

* Satu Mare – 94

* Salaj – 107

* Sibiu – 183

* Suceava – 133

* Teleorman – 160

* Timis – 398

* Tulcea – 69

* Vaslui – 107

* Valcea – 135

* Vrancea – 105

* Bucharest – 988.

 

Via Agerpres

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