5,343 new cases of COVID-19 have been reported in Romania in the past 24 hours, marking a new record high since the beginning of the pandemic. The fatality rate has also been at its high, with the virus making 107 victims in our country in the past 24 hours, the highest number reported so far.
Overall, 222,559 people have been infected with the novel coronavirus in Romania till October 28, with 159,855 patients being declare cured.
The death toll due to the COVID-19 infection climbed to 6,681, with 107 new more deaths reported since October 27 to October 28: 60 men and 47 women from Alba, Arad, Bacău, Bistrița-Năsăud, Botoșani, Brașov, Călărași, Caraș-Severin, Constanța, Covasna, Dolj, Galați, Gorj, Harghita, Hunedoara, Iași, Maramureș, Mureș, Olt, Prahova, Sălaj, Sibiu, Suceava, Timiș, Vaslui and Bucharest.
The youngest Covid victim in Romania is a 4-month baby
One death was reported in the 0-9 age group, so the pandemic is making a new victim among children in Romania, 2 deaths were reported in the 30-39 age group, 7 deaths – in the 40-49 age group, 17 deaths – in the 50-59 age group, 16 deaths – in the 60-69 age group, 38 deaths in the 70-79 age group and 26 deaths in people aged over 80.
100 of the recent victims had pre-existing medical conditions, one dead patient had no comorbidity and in case of 6 other patients no comorbidity has been reported so far.
The youngest victim reported in the past 24 hours is a 4-month baby boy hospitalize din Sibiu. The baby had several pre-existing accentuated conditions.
There are 10,934 Romanians infected with SARS-CoV-2 are currently hospitalized, with 861 in intensive care.
Cluj county ranks first on the infection rate with the novel coronavirus, with 4.09 cases per 1,000 inhabitants.
The infectiom rate stands at 3.81 in Bucharest, with five other counties reporting over 3 cases per one thousands inhabitants, on average in the past 14 days: Alba, Cluj, Harghita, Salaj, Timis.