As many as 4,255 new cases of SARS-CoV-2 infections have been recorded in the past 24 hours and 241 deaths were recorded, of which one occurred before the reference interval, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS) informed on Monday.
“According to the existing data at the CNCCI level, on November 8, 2021, 10 am, there have been recorded 4,255 cases of persons who tested positive for SARS-CoV-2. There have also been reported 241 deaths, of which one occurred before the reference interval,” informed GCS.
1,870 patients infected with COVID-19 in intensive care, 30 of them children
A number of 18,849 people infected with SARS-CoV-2 are hospitalized in health facilities, of whom 348 are children, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS) reported on Monday.
According to the same source, 1,870 patients are hospitalized in intensive care, of which 30 are children.
In Romania, 117,207 people confirmed with the novel coronavirus infection are in isolation at home and 17,795 people are in institutional isolation.
Also, 62,766 people are in quarantine at home, and 145 in institutionalized quarantine.
In the last 24 hours, 3,440 calls were recorded to the single emergency number 112.
241 deaths of COVID-19 patients have been reported in the last 24 hours
A total of 241 deaths in patients infected with the SARS-CoV-2 virus have been reported in the last 24 hours, of which one reported previously the reference interval, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS) reported on Monday.
According to the GCS, 109 men and 132 women died.
According to the GCS, 223 of the deaths were from comorbidities, nine deceased patients did not experience comorbidities, and no comorbidities have been reported to date for nine deceased patients.
Out of a total of 241 patients who died, 224 were unvaccinated and 17 were vaccinated. The 17 vaccinated deceased patients ranged in age from 40 to 49 years and over 80 years. All vaccinated deceased patients had comorbidities.
Since the beginning of the pandemic, a total of 50,996 people diagnosed with COVID-19 have died in Romania.
One ICU bed left for COVID-19 patients; 1,870 occupied nationwide
The Strategic Communication Group (GCS), the official novel coronavirus information task force, announced on Monday that there was one bed at the intensive care units in Romania, in Iasi, for COVID-19 patients other than those reserved especially for people with certain medical conditions that are also confirmed with SARS-CoV-2.
According to data in the alerte.ms application, there were 1,756 ICU beds for COVID-19 patients nationwide on Monday.
Nationwide, there is an operational reserve of 173 ICU beds for patients infected with the novel coronavirus. These beds are activated, dynamically, where the number of ICU patients exceeds the capacity of the main wards.
1,870 ICU beds are occupied nationwide.
Work is still underway to mobilise and provide the necessary medical staff for other ICU beds that will be available in the coming days.
“When commissioning new ICU beds, the emphasis is on those intended for people who have certain health conditions and who are also confirmed with SARS-CoV-2, because in such instances the patients suffer from serious conditions that can constitute comorbidities and consequently they are at a much higher risk,” GCS said.
A young man of 25 infected with SARS-CoV-2 has died, unvaccinated
The Strategic Communication Group (GCS) on Monday informed that there have been 241 deaths reported among COVID-19 patients in the past 24 hours, among whom a young man of 25 from Calarasi, who was not vaccinated against the virus.
According to GCS, the young man had comorbidities.
4,274 fines for violating pandemic prevention measures
Police and gendarmes have applied, in the last 24 hours, 4,274 sanctions for minor offenses, totaling 1,022,380 lei, as a result of violating the provisions of Law 55/2020 on some measures to prevent and combat the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS) informed on Monday.
Also, through the competent structures of the Police, four 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 dispatcher in an integrated system and distributed to the territorial structures for verification, GCS states.
Most new cases of COVID – in Bucharest (635) and in Cluj (331) and Galati (325)
Most new cases of SARS-CoV-2 infection compared to the last report were registered in Bucharest – 635 and in Cluj – 331, Galati – 325, Ilfov – 261, Timis – 230, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS) informed on Monday.
The fewest new cases of COVID-19 were in the counties of Covasna – 17, Tulcea – 25, Bistrita-Nasaud – 31, Mehedinti – 37.
The capital has an incidence of 9.49 cases per thousand inhabitants, decreasing compared to the previous days.
Ilfov County ranks first in terms of the incidence of infections cumulated at 14 days, with 11.31 cases per thousand inhabitants.
The following counties also register high incidence rates: Bihor – 10.24, Arad – 9.21, Prahova – 8.80, Brasov – 8.72.
Almost all counties are in the red zone (over three cases per thousand inhabitants), except Suceava (2.76).