To date, on July 17th, in Romania, 1.081.588 cases of people infected with the new coronavirus (COVID – 19) have been confirmed.
1.046.719 patients were declared cured.
Following the tests performed at national level, compared to the last report, 49 new cases of people infected with SARS – CoV – 2 (COVID – 19) were registered, these being cases that had not previously had a positive test. The distribution by counties of the total and new cases can be found in the table below.
|No. crt.||County||Number of confirmed cases (total)||Number of newly confirmed cases||Incidence recorded at 14 days|
|43.||Cazuri noi nealocate pe județe||
*Regarding the “new cases not allocated by counties”, we specify that their number is determined by the changes brought to the electronic platform through which the test results for the new coronavirus are reported and centralized. Thus, according to the new methodology, the testing centers directly introduce the results of the tests performed, and the epidemiological investigation will be performed at the level of the Public Health Directorates and the positive cases will be assigned to the county / locality to which the infected persons belong.
**The number of cases in Ialomița county had been updated.
The coefficient of infections accumulated at 14 days, reported per 1.000 inhabitants is calculated by the Public Health Directorates, at the level of Bucharest Municipality and counties. Below you have the graph based on the reports received by CNCCI from the Public Health Directorates:
Apart from the newly confirmed cases, following the retesting of patients who were already positive, 12 persons were reconfirmed positively. The distribution by county of these cases can be found in the table below.
|No. Crt.||COUNTY||Positive samples at retesting|
To date, 34.252 people diagnosed with SARS – CoV – 2 infection have died.
Between 16.07.2021 (10:00) – 17.07.2021 (10:00) was reported by INSP 2 deaths (2 men), of patients infected with the new coronavirus, hospitalized in a hospital in Prahova and Olt.
Of the 2 deaths, 1 was recorded in the age category 50-59 years, and 1 death in the age group over 80 years.
Both deceased patients presented comorbidities.
No deaths prior to the reference interval are reported.
In the specialized health units, the total number of people hospitalized with COVID-19 is 240. Of these, 32 are hospitalized at Intensive Care Units.
To date, 8.538.978 RT-PCR tests and 1.657.934 rapid antigen tests have been processed nationwide. In the last 24 hours, 11.812 RT-PCR tests were performed (4.246 based on the case definition and medical protocol and 7.566 on request) and 13.223 rapid antigen tests.
In Romania, 513 people confirmed with the new coronavirus infection are in isolation at home, and 425 people are in institutionalized isolation. Also, 30.133 people are in quarantine at home, and 430 people are in institutionalized quarantine.
In the last 24 hours, 206 calls were registered to the unique emergency number 112 and 2.302 at TELVERDE line (0800 800 358), open especially for informing citizens.
As a result of the violation of the provisions of Law no. 55/2020 on some measures to prevent and combat the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, the police and gendarmes applied, on July 16th, 345 sanctions for minor offenses, amounting to 54.614 lei.
We remind the citizens that the Ministry of Internal Affairs has operationalized, starting with 04.07.2020, a TELVERDE line (0800800165) where violations of the sanitary protection norms can be notified.
The calls are taken over by a dispatcher, in an integrated system, and distributed to the territorial structures for the verification of the notified issues.
Regarding the situation of Romanian citizens in other states, 23.563 Romanian citizens were confirmed to be infected with SARS – CoV – 2 (coronavirus): 2,543 in Italy, 16,778 in Spain, 196 in the United Kingdom, 127 in France, 3,124 in Germany, 93 in Greece, 49 in Denmark, 37 in Hungary, 28 in Netherlands, 2 in Namibia, 5 in USA, 8 in Sweden, 143 in Austria, 22 in Belgium, 6 in Japan, 2 in Indonesia, 75 in Switzerland, 4 in Turkey, 2 in Iceland, 2 in Belarus , 7 in Bulgaria, 18 in Cyprus, 4 in India, 5 in Ukraine, 8 in United Arab Emirates, 14 in Moldova, 3 in Montenegro, 218 in Ireland, 5 in Singapore, 5 in Tunisia, 9 in Korea, 2 in Bosnia and Herzegovina, 2 in Serbia and one each in Argentina, Luxembourg, Malta, Brazil, Kazakhstan, the Republic of the Congo, Qatar, the Vatican, Portugal, Egypt, Pakistan, Iran, Slovenia, the Russian Federation, Croatia, Finland and Poland. From the beginning of the COVID-19 (coronavirus) epidemic until now, 193 Romanian citizens abroad, 37 in Italy, 19 in France, 43 in Great Britain, 60 in Spain, 14 in Germany, 2 in Belgium, 3 in Sweden, 5 in Ireland, 2 in Switzerland, 2 in Austria, one in the USA, one in Brazil, one in the Republic of Congo, one in Greece, one in Iran and one in Poland, died.
Of the Romanian citizens confirmed with the new coronavirus infection, 798 were declared cured: 677 in Germany, 90 in Greece, 18 in France, 6 in Japan, 2 in Indonesia, 2 in Namibia, one in Luxembourg, one in Tunisia and one in Argentine.
Note: these data are obtained by the Romanian diplomatic missions and consular offices abroad, either from the competent authorities of the states of residence, insofar as these data are subject to public communication, or directly from Romanian citizens abroad.
We remind citizens to consider only the information verified by official sources and to call for recommendations and other information on the line TELVERDE – 0800.800.358. The TELVERDE number is not an emergency number, it is a telephone line strictly assigned to inform citizens and is valid for national calls, from Monday to Friday, between 08.00 and 20.00. Also, Romanians abroad can request information about preventing and combating the virus at the line specially dedicated to them, +4021.320.20.20.
Below we present the situation regarding the infection with the SARS – CoV – 2 virus at European and global level:
Between of July 8th – July 15th, 2021, 33.527.660 cases were reported in the EU / EEA. Most cases have been reported in France, Italy, Spain and Germany.
As of 15 December, the CEPCB has stopped publishing data on the number of confirmed cases and the number of deceased citizens, both in the EU / EEA, the United Kingdom, Monaco, San Marino, Switzerland, Andorra and globally. These reports are updated weekly.
Data published by Johns Hopkins CSSE, targeting the number of healed citizens, continues to be updated daily.
|France||5.812.639 (+26.436)||111.354 (+164)|
|United Kingdom||5.121.245 (+190.712)||128.425 (+194)|
|Italy||4.271.276 (+7.959)||127.775 (+126)|
|Spain||3.971.124 (+84.649)||81.020 (+86)|
|Germany||3.736.489 (+5.365)||91.233 (+202)|
Source: European Center for Disease Prevention and Control (CEPCB) (https://www.ecdc.europa.eu/en )
|OVERALL SITUATION ON July 15th, 2021|
|187.509.874 (+3.085.350)||4.043.003 (+56.021)|
*Data regarding the number of cured people, daily reported by state and globally, have ceased to be processed and communicated by the data aggregation center of this type, namely Johns Hopkins CSSE.
** the data in parentheses represent the number of new cases, between July 8th – July 15th, 2021.
*** The CEPCB states that updates at national level are published on different time coordinates and subsequently processed, which may generate discrepancies between the daily data published by the states and those published by the CEPCB.
Strategic Communication Group