UPDATE. Romania nears 2,000 confirmed cases of coronavirus, deaths rise

Covid-19, geo-spatial
Covid-19, geo-spatial

The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Romania rose to 1,915 on Monday, with 192 new cases recorded in the past 24 hours.

The Strategic Communication Group said 47 people had died of the COVID-19 since the outbreak.  

Most the patients who died from the effects of the virus had existing health conditions such as heart problems, diabetes or obesity, authorities said.

Although elderly patients are most at risk from the virus, a 39-year-old man with no known existing health conditions in the southern county of Ialomita died on Saturday evening. A 27-year-old woman who had diabetes died on Sunday after contracting COVID-19.

In Monday’s health bulletin, authorities said that 33 people are in intensive care in a serious condition.

The new patients are aged 1 to 90 years old. Some 206 people have recovered since the outbreak began several weeks ago, interior ministry official Raed Arafat said..

A total of 9,464 are in institutionalized quarantine, while 124,235 are in self-isolation at home.


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