20,749 cases of COVID-19 have been reported in Romania since the start of the pandemic, with 145 new cases registered in the past 24 hours. 14,910 were declared cured and were discharged from hospitals, while 1,355 people infected have died.
The last victims reported on Tuesday were aged from 37 to 90 and were from Botosani, Brasov, Bucharest, Buzau, Ilfov, Neamt, Salaj, Suceava. The youngest victim was a 37-year-old man from Buzau suffering from liver cirrhosis.
There are 152 patients currently in intensive care.
The number of new cases is on a slight increase after 125 new infections had been reported over the weekend, but it is due to the fact that less tests had been taken.
Suceava remains the county with the largest number of COVID-19 infections – 3,653, with Bucharest ranking second – 2,271.
Since the start of the pandemic, 114 Romanians have died of COVID-19 abroad: 31 in Italy, 19 in France, 43 in UK, 9 in Spain, 6 in Germany, 2 in Belgium, and one in each of these countries: Sweden, Switzerland, US and Brazil.
Overall, 3,304 Romanian citizens have got infected with the new coronavirus aborad, most of them in Italy – 1,885, in Spain – 561, in Germany- 617, in UK-97, in France- 84 and 28 in the Netherlands.