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Irina Marica
Senior Editor

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 irina.marica@romania-insider.com.

 

Number of new coronavirus cases remains high in Romania

Romanian officials confirmed 1,527 new coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours, out of 25,254 tests, according to the official daily report released on Friday, September 18. Thus, the total number of COVID-19 cases in Romania went up to 110,217.   

Separately from the new cases, 581 people retested positive for the COVID-19 infection.  

About 2.18 million tests were performed in Romania so far. A total of 25,254 tests were performed in the last 24 hours: 16,065 based on the medical protocol, and 9,189 upon request. 

A total of 88,235 coronavirus patients were declared cured so far, according to the revised data from the Ministry of Health. 

Meanwhile, the death toll has risen to 4,360, according to the same report. A total of 48 deaths were reported between September 17 (10:00) and September 18 (10:00), in the age categories of 50-59 years (2 deaths), 60-69 years (17 deaths), and 70-79 years (15 deaths), and 80+ years (14 deaths). Forty-four of the patients had previous medical conditions.   

The number of COVID-19 patients treated in intensive care units was 447 on Friday, September 18. In total, almost 7,100 coronavirus patients are hospitalized.  

More than 11,600 people confirmed with the new coronavirus infection are isolated at home, and 5,962 are in institutionalized isolation. Also, 38,999 people are under quarantine at home, and 8 are in institutionalized quarantine.

irina.marica@romania-insider.com

(Photo source: Inquam Photos/George Calin)

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Irina Marica
Senior Editor

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 irina.marica@romania-insider.com.

 

Number of new coronavirus cases remains high in Romania

Romanian officials confirmed 1,527 new coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours, out of 25,254 tests, according to the official daily report released on Friday, September 18. Thus, the total number of COVID-19 cases in Romania went up to 110,217.   

Separately from the new cases, 581 people retested positive for the COVID-19 infection.  

About 2.18 million tests were performed in Romania so far. A total of 25,254 tests were performed in the last 24 hours: 16,065 based on the medical protocol, and 9,189 upon request. 

A total of 88,235 coronavirus patients were declared cured so far, according to the revised data from the Ministry of Health. 

Meanwhile, the death toll has risen to 4,360, according to the same report. A total of 48 deaths were reported between September 17 (10:00) and September 18 (10:00), in the age categories of 50-59 years (2 deaths), 60-69 years (17 deaths), and 70-79 years (15 deaths), and 80+ years (14 deaths). Forty-four of the patients had previous medical conditions.   

The number of COVID-19 patients treated in intensive care units was 447 on Friday, September 18. In total, almost 7,100 coronavirus patients are hospitalized.  

More than 11,600 people confirmed with the new coronavirus infection are isolated at home, and 5,962 are in institutionalized isolation. Also, 38,999 people are under quarantine at home, and 8 are in institutionalized quarantine.

irina.marica@romania-insider.com

(Photo source: Inquam Photos/George Calin)

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