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GCS: Romania’s COVID-19 daily case count rises by 1.550 following over 18.000 tests nationwide in 24 hours

A number of 1,550 new cases of people infected with SARS-CoV-2 have been registered in the last 24 hours, following over 18,000 tests, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS) informed on Monday.

As of Monday, 1,764,251 cases of COVID-19 have been registered in Romania, of which 10,067 were re-infected patients, tested positive at more than 180 days after the first period of illness.

According to the GCS, 1,645,732 patients were declared cured.

At the national level, 10,628,259 RT-PCR tests and 5,197,976 antigenic rapid tests have been processed so far.

In the last 24 hours, 5,149 RT-PCR tests were performed (3,586 based on the case definition and medical protocol and 1,563 on request) and 13,226 rapid antigen tests.

Aside from the newly confirmed cases, after retesting patients who were already positive, 315 people were reconfirmed with COVID-19.

 

1,539 patients with COVID-19 in ICUs, 14 of whom are children

 

A number of 11,116 people infected with SARS-CoV-2 are hospitalized in the health units, of whom 164 are children, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS) reported on Monday.

According to the same source, 1,539 patients are now in intensive care, a slight decrease compared to the previous day, of whom 14 are children.

Of the 1,539 patients in the ICUs, 150 have a certificate attesting to vaccination.

In Romania, 56,563 people confirmed with the novel coronavirus infection are in isolation at home and 10,785 people are in institutional isolation.

Also, 54,357 people are in quarantine at home, and 59 in institutionalized quarantine.

In the past 24 hours, 1,352 calls were recorded to the single emergency number 112.

 

63 ICU beds left for COVID-19 patients

The Strategic Communication Group (GCS), the official novel coronavirus information task force, announced on Monday that there were 63 beds available at the intensive care units in Romania 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 1,701 ICU beds for COVID-19 patients nationwide on Monday. In Bucharest, 390 ICU beds for COVID-19 patients are approved by the Public Health Directorate (DSP).

Nationwide, there is an operational reserve of 123 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.

 

Most COVID-19 cases recorded in Capital City (188), Cluj, Sibiu counties

 

Most new cases of SARS-CoV-2 infections compared to the last report were recorded in Bucharest – 188 and in the Cluj – 102, Sibiu – 98, Timisoara – 83, Arad – 63 counties, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS) reported on Monday.

The fewest new cases of COVID-19 were in the counties of Valcea – 5, Salaj – 6 and Vrancea – 9.

The Capital City has an incidence of 3.34 cases of SARS-CoV-2 infections per thousand inhabitants, decreasing compared to the previous days.

Arad County ranks first in terms of the incidence of infections reported for 14 days, with 4.8 cases per thousand inhabitants.

High incidence rates are also recorded in Bihor – 4.46, Cluj – 4.5, Brasov – 4.36 and Sibiu – 3.99 counties.

A number of 17 counties are in the green zone in terms of SARS-CoV-2 infections.

 

Most COVID-19 cases recorded in Capital City (188), Cluj, Sibiu counties

 

Most new cases of SARS-CoV-2 infections compared to the last report were recorded in Bucharest – 188 and in the Cluj – 102, Sibiu – 98, Timisoara – 83, Arad – 63 counties, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS) reported on Monday.

The fewest new cases of COVID-19 were in the counties of Valcea – 5, Salaj – 6 and Vrancea – 9.

The Capital City has an incidence of 3.34 cases of SARS-CoV-2 infections per thousand inhabitants, decreasing compared to the previous days.

Arad County ranks first in terms of the incidence of infections reported for 14 days, with 4.8 cases per thousand inhabitants.

High incidence rates are also recorded in Bihor – 4.46, Cluj – 4.5, Brasov – 4.36 and Sibiu – 3.99 counties.

 

Compiled from Agerpres

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