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Irina Marica
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Irina holds a BA in Journalism and has been part of the Romania-Insider.com team since its early days in 2011. She likes to keep the Romania-insider.com readers informed every day. Irina reports on various topics, on a wide range of areas such as politics, social or entertainment. She also writes travel or leisure articles, as well as interviews. She splits her time between Sinaia, her hometown, and Bucharest. Being born and raised in a mountain town, Irina loves spending time in nature, but she also likes to read, write, listen to music, travel, teach her dog new tricks and listen to other people’s stories (so don’t hesitate to contact her for an interview if you have an interesting story that you want to share with the Romania-insider.com readers). She dreams to visit Iceland one day and maybe get to see the Arctic Monkeys play live.  You can send her press releases or feedback on her stories by emailing [email protected]

 

Total number of COVID-19 cases surpasses 200,000 in Romania after new record daily rise

The total number of coronavirus cases confirmed by tests in Romania surpassed 200,000 on Friday, October 23. 

Romanian officials confirmed 5,028 new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours - the highest daily count registered in Romania since the start of the pandemic. Thus, the total number of COVID-19 cases in the country went up to 201,032. 

Bucharest recorded 685 new cases of coronavirus infection in 24 hours, according to the official daily report released on Friday. The county of Timis saw the second-highest daily increase of 333 new cases, followed by Cluj - 273, Iasi - 268, and Brasov - 233. 

The rate of new COVID-19 infections in the last 14 days reached 3.33 per thousand inhabitants in Bucharest, 3.54 in Alba county, and 3.18 in Cluj county. Harghita also reached the threshold of three COVID-19 infections per 1,000 inhabitants in the last 14 days, according to the same report. 

More than 3 million tests were performed in Romania so far, of which 35,351 in the last 24 hours.   

Almost 145,000 coronavirus patients were declared cured in Romania since the start of the pandemic. Meanwhile, the death toll has risen to 6,245, with 82 new victims in the last 24 hours.  

The number of COVID-19 patients treated in intensive care units was 782 on Friday. In total, 10,427 coronavirus patients are hospitalized. 

The same report said that 24,199 people confirmed with the new coronavirus infection are isolated at home, and 9,725 are in institutionalized isolation. Also, 50,658 people are under quarantine at home, and 52 are in institutionalized quarantine.

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Irina Marica
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Irina holds a BA in Journalism and has been part of the Romania-Insider.com team since its early days in 2011. She likes to keep the Romania-insider.com readers informed every day. Irina reports on various topics, on a wide range of areas such as politics, social or entertainment. She also writes travel or leisure articles, as well as interviews. She splits her time between Sinaia, her hometown, and Bucharest. Being born and raised in a mountain town, Irina loves spending time in nature, but she also likes to read, write, listen to music, travel, teach her dog new tricks and listen to other people’s stories (so don’t hesitate to contact her for an interview if you have an interesting story that you want to share with the Romania-insider.com readers). She dreams to visit Iceland one day and maybe get to see the Arctic Monkeys play live.  You can send her press releases or feedback on her stories by emailing [email protected]

 

Total number of COVID-19 cases surpasses 200,000 in Romania after new record daily rise

The total number of coronavirus cases confirmed by tests in Romania surpassed 200,000 on Friday, October 23. 

Romanian officials confirmed 5,028 new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours - the highest daily count registered in Romania since the start of the pandemic. Thus, the total number of COVID-19 cases in the country went up to 201,032. 

Bucharest recorded 685 new cases of coronavirus infection in 24 hours, according to the official daily report released on Friday. The county of Timis saw the second-highest daily increase of 333 new cases, followed by Cluj - 273, Iasi - 268, and Brasov - 233. 

The rate of new COVID-19 infections in the last 14 days reached 3.33 per thousand inhabitants in Bucharest, 3.54 in Alba county, and 3.18 in Cluj county. Harghita also reached the threshold of three COVID-19 infections per 1,000 inhabitants in the last 14 days, according to the same report. 

More than 3 million tests were performed in Romania so far, of which 35,351 in the last 24 hours.   

Almost 145,000 coronavirus patients were declared cured in Romania since the start of the pandemic. Meanwhile, the death toll has risen to 6,245, with 82 new victims in the last 24 hours.  

The number of COVID-19 patients treated in intensive care units was 782 on Friday. In total, 10,427 coronavirus patients are hospitalized. 

The same report said that 24,199 people confirmed with the new coronavirus infection are isolated at home, and 9,725 are in institutionalized isolation. Also, 50,658 people are under quarantine at home, and 52 are in institutionalized quarantine.

[email protected]

(Photo source: Anyaivanova/Dreamstime.com)

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