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June 29, 2022

GCS: Romania’s COVID-19 daily case count rises by 1.756 following over 29.000 tests carried out nationwide in the past 24 hours

A total of 1,756 new cases of SARS-CoV-2 infection were reported in the past 24 hours, following 29,740 tests, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS) informed on Monday.

Of the 1,756 new cases, 189 were in re-infected patients, who tested positive more than 180 days after the first infection.

As of Monday, 1,813,056 cases of infection with the novel coronavirus had been registered in Romania, of which 11,559 were in re-infected patients, who tested positive more than 180 days after the first infection.

According to the GCS, 1,741,871 patients were declared cured.

At the national level, 11,073,637 RT-PCR tests and 6,085,188 rapid antigen tests were processed.

In the last 24 hours, 6,834 RT-PCR tests were processed (3,155 based on the case definition and medical protocol and 3,679 on request) and 22,906 rapid antigen tests.

Apart from the newly confirmed cases, following the retesting of patients who were already positive, 131 people were reconfirmed positive.


403 patients with COVID-19 in intensive care; 7 are children


A number of 2,478 people infected with SARS-CoV-2 are hospitalised, of whom 63 are children, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS) announced on Monday.

According to the GCS, 403 patients are hospitalized in the ICUs, an increase compared to the previous day, of whom 7 are children.

Of the patients admitted to intensive care, 33 had a certificate attesting to vaccination against COVID.

According to data available in the alerte.ms application, nationwide, there are 1,290 ICU beds for COVID-19 patients, of which 301 in Bucharest.

In Romania, 9,672 people confirmed to be infected with the novel coronavirus are in isolation at home, and 2,534 in institutional isolation.

Also, 66,243 people are in quarantine at home, while 71 are in institutional quarantine.

In the last 24 hours, 1,373 calls were registered to the 112 single emergency number.


Most new cases of COVID-19 recorded in Bucharest (146)


Most new cases of SARS-CoV-2 infections compared to the last report have been recorded in Bucharest – 146, and in Constanta – 143, Cluj – 140 and Sibiu – 107 counties, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS) reported on Monday.

The counties with the smallest number of cases were Olt – 1, Teleorman, Tulcea – 2 each and Salaj, Mehedinti – 4 each.

In Bucharest, 146 new cases of coronavirus infections have been recorded, the incidence being 0.87 per thousand inhabitants, increasing compared to the previous day.


One locality with over 9 per thousand inhabitants COVID-19 reporting rate


The locality of Silindia in Arad County has a cumulative COVID-19 infection rate at 14 days of 9.21 per thousand inhabitants, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS) reported on Monday.

The highest incidence rates are registered in the localities:


* Silindia (Arad) – 9.21


* Poarta Alba (Constanta) – 8.87


* Coronini (Caras-Severin) – 6.05


* Valea Ierii (Cluj) – 5.4.


More than 11,350 fines issued, approx. 2,300 offences recorded in three days


The police detected approximately 2,300 offences that were committed over the weekend and issued over 11,350 fines worth 4.6 million lei, the Ministry of Internal Affairs (MAI) informed on Monday.

According to a press release sent to AGERPRES, more than 25,000 employees of the Ministry of Interior were on duty this weekend, ready to intervene in support of the citizens. The law enforcement attached to the Ministry of Interior were engaged in ensuring public order during 220 public events, with no special incidents being reported as a result of these activities.

Also, according to the Ministry of Interior, the traffic policemen acted on the busiest routes in order to avoid blockages and prevent traffic accidents, with 288 offences recorded on this segment. As a result of the violations found, 994 driving licenses were seized and 236 registration certificates were withdrawn.

The border police ensured the traffic flow at the checkpoints as the number of people who crossed the border in these three days increased, with over 230,000 people and about 57,000 vehicles crossing the country’s borders.

In terms of military firefighters missions, they responded to more than 4,000 emergencies, including 200 fires.

In order to limit the spread of the SARS-CoV-2 virus, the structures of the Ministry of Interior verified over 5,606 economic operators and 202,054 people, with 1,399 sanctions being issued, worth 723,200 lei, the MAI showed.


Via Agerpres

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