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August 10, 2022

GCS: Romania’s COVID-19 daily case count rises by 22.737 following over 81.000 tests carried out in the past 24 hours

As many as 22,737 new cases of people infected with SARS-CoV-2 were registered in the last 24 hours in Romania, by 3,729 less than the previous day, on over 81,000 RT-PCR and rapid antigenic tests performed, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS) informed on Friday.

Of the new cases, 1,093 are in re-infected patients, who tested positive more than 180 days after the first infection.

Most new cases of infection compared to the previous report are in Bucharest – 6,706 and the counties of Cluj – 1,033, Ilfov – 1,459, Timis – 1,160, Iasi – 765, Constanta – 1,232, Brasov – 1,214, and Arges – 1,256.

Since the beginning of the pandemic, a total of 2,531,597 cases of infection with the novel coronavirus have been registered in Romania, of which 85,459 were in re-infected patients who tested positive more than 180 days after the first infection.


– Hospitalisations –


There are 10,800 people infected with SARS-CoV-2 in hospitals across the country, by 187 less than the day before; 736 of this total are children.

1,152 patients are hospitalised in ICUs, by 23 fewer than the previous day, 17 of whom are children. Of the total number of ICU patients, 989 are unvaccinated.

According to the GCS, 2.067.864 patients were declared cured.


– Deaths –


According to GCS, 132 deaths were reported in the last 24 hours in patients infected with the novel coronavirus – 71 men and 61 women (including 5 cases previously unaccounted for). The age of the deceased ranges from 30 to over 80. 128 deaths were in patients with underlying conditions.

Out of the total of 132 fatalities, 101 were unvaccinated. The vaccinated patients ranged in age from 40 to over 80. Of the vaccinated fatalities, 29 suffered from comorbidities, while for 4, no such condition was reported.

Since the beginning of the pandemic, 61,363 people diagnosed with SARS-CoV-2 infection have died in Romania.


11,365 Romanians vaccinated in the past 24 hours; 151 children aged 5 to 11 years old


A total of 11,365 doses of Pfizer, Moderna and Johnson&Johnson vaccines were inoculated in the past 24 hours, of which 2,144 represented the first dose, 2,888 the second dose and 6,333 the third dose for the persons in question, the National Coordinating Committee for Vaccination Activities against COVID-19 (CNCAV) informed on Friday.

Of the total number of doses performed, 151 were Pfizer Pediatric, for children aged 5 to 11 years old.

According to the CNCAV, since the beginning of the vaccination campaign, on December 27, 2020, 16,590,543 doses of vaccines were administered to 8,095,316 people, 8,022,732 receiving the complete scheme and 2,471,987 being immunised including with the third dose.

In the past 24 hours, four side effects to a COVID-19 vaccine were reported, one local and three systemic.

In total, since the start of the vaccination campaign, there have been 19,948 side effects recorded to COVID vaccines, 2,188 local and 17,760 systemic.


Via Agerpres

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