Romania reports more than 1,500 COVID-19 cases, a new single-day record
Romanian officials reported 1,504 new coronavirus cases in the past 24 hours, a record number for Romania since the start of the pandemic. Thus, the total number of COVID-19 cases in the country reached 83,150 on Thursday, August 27, according to the official daily report.
More than 1.73 million tests were performed in Romania so far, of which 25,052 in the last 24 hours.
Separately from the new cases, 583 patients retested positive for the COVID-19 infection in the past 24 hours, according to the same report.
A total of 36.677 patients were declared cured so far, and 10,130 asymptomatic patients were discharged ten days after the diagnosis.
Meanwhile, the death toll has risen to 3,459, according to the same report. A total of 38 deaths were reported between August 26 (10:00) and August 27 (10:00), in the age categories of 30-39 years (1 death), 50-59 years (6 deaths), 60-69 years (7 deaths), and 70-79 years (13 deaths), and 80+ years (11 deaths). Thirty-seven of the patients had previous medical conditions.
The number of COVID-19 patients treated in intensive care units was 492 on Thursday, August 27. In total, 7,288 coronavirus patients are hospitalized.
The same report said that 11,351 people confirmed with the new coronavirus infection are isolated at home, and 5,654 are in institutionalized isolation. Also, 30,770 people are under quarantine at home, and 31 are in institutionalized quarantine.
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