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GCS: Romania’s COVID-19 daily case count rises by 11.967 following over 41.000 tests performed in the past 24 hours

A number of 11,967 new cases of people infected with SARS-CoV-2 were registered in the last 24 hours in Romania, 6,784 fewer than the previous day, with nearly 41,000 RT-PCR and rapid antigenic tests performed, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS) informed on Sunday.

Of the new cases, 1,402 are in re-infected patients, who tested positive more than 180 days after the first infection.

Since the beginning of the pandemic, a total of 2,562,315 cases of infection with the novel coronavirus have been registered in Romania, of which 89,002 were in re-infected patients, who tested positive more than 180 days after the first infection.


– Hospitalisations –


There are 10,586 people infected with SARS-CoV-2 in hospitals across the country, 308 more than the day before, of whom 722 are children.

1,141 patients are hospitalised in ICUs, 28 fewer than the previous day, 18 of whom are children. Of the 1,141 patients admitted to the ICU, 976 are unvaccinated.

According to the GCS, 2,114,121 patients were declared cured.


– Deaths –


According to GCS, 81 deaths were reported in the last 24 hours in patients infected with the novel coronavirus – 47 men and 34 women ranging in age from 30-39 to over 80. 80 deaths were in patients with comorbidities, and one patient did not present comorbidities.

Out of a total of 81 patients who died, 66 were unvaccinated and 15 were vaccinated. The vaccinated patients ranged in age from 50-59 to over 80. All vaccinated patients who died had comorbidities.

Since the beginning of the pandemic, 61,601 people diagnosed with SARS-CoV-2 infection have died in Romania.


COVID-19 incidence rate in Bucharest, new record: 38.10 cases per mille


The COVID-19 incidence rate calculated at 14 days for Bucharest is, on Sunday, 38.10 cases per thousand inhabitants, according to the Directorate of Public Health (DSP).

This is the highest rate of SARS-CoV-2 infection registered so far in Bucharest.

The previous day, the incidence rate was 38.02 cases per thousand inhabitants.

The COVID-19 incidence rate has increased sharply since the beginning of this year. As of January 1, it was 0.72 cases per thousand inhabitants.


4,844 persons vaccinated against COVID-19 in past 24hrs; 80 children aged 5-11


A total of 4,844 doses of Pfizer, Moderna and Johnson&Johnson vaccines were inoculated in the past 24 hours, of which 691 represented the first dose, 1,303 the second dose and 2,850 the third dose for the persons in question, the National Coordinating Committee for Vaccination Activities against COVID-19 (CNCAV) informed on Sunday.

Of the total number of doses performed, 80 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, 16,603,599 doses of vaccines were administered to 8,097,227 people, 8,026,627 receiving the complete scheme and 2,479,803 being immunised including with the third dose.

In the past 24 hours, second side effects to a COVID-19 vaccine were reported, both systemic.

In total, since the start of the vaccination campaign, there have been 19,952 side effects recorded to COVID vaccines, 2,189 local and 17,763 systemic.


Via Agerpres

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