Coronavirus in Romania: Almost 1,300 new cases confirmed in 24 hours
Romanian officials confirmed 1,298 new coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours, out of 26,543 tests, according to the official daily report released on Wednesday, September 2. Thus, the total number of COVID-19 cases in Romania went up to 89,891.
Separately from the new cases, 675 people retested positive for the COVID-19 infection.
A total of 38,701 coronavirus patients were declared cured so far, and 11,392 asymptomatic patients were discharged ten days after the diagnosis.
More than 1.85 million tests were performed in Romania so far. A total of 26,543 tests were performed in the last 24 hours: 16,521 based on the medical protocol, and 10,022 upon request.
The death toll has risen to 3,721, according to the same report. A total of 40 deaths were reported between September 1 (10:00) and September 2 (10:00), in the age categories of 40-49 years (one death), 50-59 years (6 deaths), 60-69 years (9 deaths), and 70-79 years (15 deaths), and 80+ years (9 deaths). All patients had previous medical conditions.
The number of COVID-19 patients treated in intensive care units was 519 on Wednesday, September 2. In total, more than 7,100 coronavirus patients are hospitalized.
More than 9,800 people confirmed with the new coronavirus infection are isolated at home, and 5,848 are in institutionalized isolation. Also, 33,553 people are under quarantine at home, and 45 are in institutionalized quarantine.
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