The number of coronavirus cases in Romania jumped to 1,452 on Saturday and 29 people have died after catching the COVID-19 since the virus outbreak.
The Strategic Communication Group announced there were 160 new cases in past 24 hours.
Most the patients who died from the effects of the virus had existing health conditions, such as heart problems, diabetes or obesity, authorities said. Most were over 60.
There are currently 24 people in intensive care who are in a serious condition.
The new patients are aged 13 to 83. Some 139 people have recovered since the outbreak began several weeks ago.
A total of 7,800 are in institutionalized quarantine, while 131,000 are in self-isolation at home.
Just under 20,000 tests have been carried out so far, according to the latest figures.