The coronavirus death toll in Romania rose to 115 on Thursday, with 21 deaths in one day, the highest number since the outbreak started.
The government said the patients who died of COVID-19 were aged from 34 to 81.
The majority had underlying health problems such as diabetes, kidney failure and heart problems.
The 34-year-old had terminal kidney failure, but a 53-year-old woman didn’t have any existent health problems.
The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Romania now stands at 2,736.
New figures were announced at 1pm on Thursday and shows that another 278 cases were confirmed in the last 24 hours.
The Strategic Communications Group said 267 people have recovered from the illness since the outbreak.
The hardest hit-county is Suceava where 701 people have been infected, followed by the capital, Bucharest, where 505 people contracted the virus.