The highest number of deaths due to COVID-19 in 24 hours. Record number of patients in Intensive Care


In the last 24 hours there were 1,232 new cases of COVID-19, out of 20,581 tests performed. Due to coronavirus infections, 48 ​​patients have died in the last 24 hours, most deaths in a single day, since the beginning of the pandemic. Also, 436 patients are admitted to Intensive Care.

To date, on August 4, in Romania, 55,241 cases of people infected with the new coronavirus (COVID – 19) have been confirmed.

28,006 patients were declared cured and 5,136 asymptomatic patients were discharged 10 days after detection.

Following the tests performed at national level, compared to the last report, 1,232 new cases of people infected with SARS – CoV – 2 (COVID – 19) were registered, these being cases that had not previously had a positive test.

Aside from the newly confirmed cases, following the retesting of patients who were already positive, 712 people were reconfirmed positively.

To date, 2,480 people diagnosed with COVID-19 infection have died.

Between 03.08.2020 (10:00) – 04.08.2020 (10:00) 48 deaths were recorded (31 men and 17 women), of some patients infected with the new coronavirus, hospitalized in Arad, Argeș, Bacău, Bihor, Bistrița-Năsăud, Brăila, Brașov, Caraș-Severin, Dâmbovița, Galați, Harghita, Hunedoara, Maramureș, Mehedinți, Olt, Prahova, Sibiu, Suceava, Vrancea, Ilfov and Bucharest.

Of these, 1 death was recorded in the category 30-39 years, 2 in the category 40-49 years, 4 deaths in the age category 50-59 years, 17 deaths in the age category 60-69 years, 12 deaths in the category aged 70-79 years and 12 deaths in the category of over 80 years.

All 48 deaths were from comorbidities.

In the health units, the total number of people hospitalized with COVID-19 is 7,771. Of these, 436 patients are hospitalized at ATI.

To date, 1,268,899 tests have been processed at the national level. Of these, 20,581 were performed in the last 24 hours, 13,033 based on the case definition and the medical protocol, and 7,548 on request.

In Romania, 5,322 people confirmed with the new coronavirus infection are in isolation at home, and 4,561 people are in institutionalized isolation. Also, 18,863 people are in quarantine at home, and 177 people are in institutionalized quarantine.

In the last 24 hours, 973 calls were registered to the unique emergency number 112 and 1,268 to the TELVERDE line (0800 800 358), open especially for informing citizens.

As a result of the violation of the provisions of Law no. 55 of 15.05.2020 regarding some measures for preventing and combating the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, the police and gendarmes applied, in the last 24 hours, 1,303 contravention sanctions, amounting to 254,200 lei.

Also, through the competent structures of the Police, 2 crimes were found yesterday to thwart the fight against diseases, a deed provided and punished by art. 352 Penal Code.

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, 5,571 Romanian citizens were confirmed as infected with COVID-19 (coronavirus): 1,891 in Italy, 570 in Spain, 124 in France, 2,632 in Germany, 157 in the United Kingdom , 28 in Netherlands, 2 in Namibia, 4 in USA, 111 in Austria, 3 in Belgium, 6 in Japan, 2 in Indonesia, 2 in Switzerland, 2 in Turkey, 2 in Iceland, 2 in Belarus, 18 in Greece, 2 in Cyprus and one each in Argentina, Tunisia, Ireland, Luxembourg, the United Arab Emirates, Malta, Brazil, India, Bulgaria, Kazakhstan, Ukraine, Sweden and the Republic of the Congo.

Since the beginning of the COVID-19 (coronavirus) epidemic and until now, 123 Romanian citizens abroad, 31 in Italy, 19 in France, 43 in Great Britain, 9 in Spain, 14 in Germany, 2 in Belgium, one in Sweden, one in Switzerland, one in the USA, one in Brazil and one in the Republic of Congo, died.

Of the Romanian citizens confirmed with the new coronavirus, 189 were declared cured: 159 in Germany, 18 in France, 6 in Japan, 2 in Indonesia, 2 in Namibia, one in Luxembourg and one in Tunisia.

Redactor: Robert Kiss


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