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Romania’s COVID-19 daily case count rises by 2.136 following over 19.000 tests performed in last 24 hours

As many as 2,136 new cases of people infected with SARS-CoV-2 have been registered in the last 24 hours, following over 19,000 tests performed nationwide, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS), the official novel coronavirus communication task force, informed on Monday.

As of Monday, 1,744,440 cases of infection with the novel coronavirus had been registered in Romania, of which 9,731 of reinfected patients, having tested positive for more than 180 days after the first infection.

According to the GCS, 1,587,856 patients were declared cured.

At the national level, 10,540,874 RT-PCR tests and 4,912,799 rapid antigen tests were processed.

In the last 24 hours, 5,593 RT-PCR tests, 3,544 based on the case definition and the medical protocol and 2,049 on request, have been performed, as well as 13,559 rapid antigen tests.

Aside from the newly confirmed cases, 391 people retested positive.

 

1,720 patients infected with COVID-19 in ICU; 27 of whom are children

 

A number of 15,189 people infected with SARS-CoV-2 are hospitalized in the healthcare units, of whom 289 are children, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS) reported on Monday.

According to the same source, 1,720 patients are admitted to intensive care, down from the previous day, of whom 27 are children.

In Romania, 81,981 people confirmed to be infected with the novel coronavirus are in isolation at home and 14,703 people are in institutional isolation.

Also, 61.431 people are in quarantine at home, and 80 in institutionalized quarantine.

 

 

195 deaths in patients infected with the SARS-CoV-2 virus reported in the past 24 hours

 

As many as 195 deaths in patients infected with the SARS-CoV-2 virus were reported in the last 24 hours, of which 16 prior to the reference interval, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS) reported on Monday.

According to GCS, 92 men and 103 women died, admitted to hospitals in 30 (out of 41) counties and in Bucharest.

Of the 195 deaths, two were recorded in the age category 30-39 years, five in the age category 40-49 years, 21 in the age category 50-59 years, 51 in the age category 60-69 years, 52 in the age category 70-79 years and 64 in the age category over 80 years.

GCS says that the 176 of the deaths were recorded in patients who had a medical history, eight deceased patients did not register comorbidities, and for 11 no comorbidities have been reported so far.

Out of the total 195 deceased patients, 180 were unvaccinated and 15 vaccinated against COVID. The 15 deceased patients vaccinated were between the ages of 40 and 49 and over 80. GCS also says that 14 of the deceased patients vaccinated had comorbidities, while no comorbidity was reported for one patient.

Since the beginning of the pandemic, as many as 53,264 people diagnosed with COVID-19 have died in Romania.

 

Bucharest City sees most new COVID-19 cases in Romania – 243, followed by Sibiu, Cluj counties

 

Most of the newly confirmed COVID-19 cases in Romania since the previous reporting were recorded in Bucharest City – 243 and the counties of Sibiu – 161, Cluj – 157, and Ilfov – 139, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS) reports on Monday.

The fewest new cases were recorded in the counties of Salaj – 13, Ialomita, Botosani, Bistrita-Nasaud and Calarasi – 15 each, Mehedinţi – 16, and Harghita – 17.

Bucharest City records an incidence rate of 5.78 Covid cases per thousand population, on a decline from the previous days.

Bihor County ranks first by the 14-day cumulative incidence rate, with 7.35 cases per 1,000 population, followed by the counties of Arad – 7.03, Ilfov – 7.01 and Cluj – 6.82.

Suceava is the only county in the green zone (with 1.83 cases per 1,000 population, and nine counties – Bistrita-Nasaud, Botosani, Dolj, Gorj, Maramures, Neamt, Satu Mare, Vaslui and Vrancea are in the yellow zone (with less than three cases per 1,000 population).

 

3,929 fines for violating pandemic prevention measures

 

The Police and Gendarmerie have applied 3,929 fines in the last 24 hours, with a total value of 805,825 lei, as a result of the violation of 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.

 

Via Agerpres

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