The total number of coronavirus cases confirmed by tests in Romania surpassed the symbolic threshold of 500,000 on Friday, December 4, according to Romania-Insider.com.
Romanian officials reported 8,062 new coronavirus cases in the past 24 hours, out of 35,467 tests, according to the official daily report released on Friday. Thus, the total number of COVID-19 cases in Romania went up to 500,273.
More than 390,000 patients were declared cured so far, while the death toll has risen to 12,052. 176 deaths were reported in the last 24 hours.
Bucharest and 19 counties across the country are in the red scenario, after the 14-day incidence rate went over 3 per thousand inhabitants. Three counties are in the green scenario (with an incidence rate below 1.5 per thousand inhabitants) – Gorj, Harghita, and Olt, while the rest are in the yellow scenario (with an incidence rate between 1.5 and 3 per thousand inhabitants).
The number of COVID-19 patients treated in intensive care units was 1,275 on Friday – the highest so far. In total, 12,940 coronavirus patients are hospitalized.
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