Infectious diseases

WHO Reports 20-Percent Decrease in Covid-19 Mortality Rate

The number of coronavirus infections worldwide has decreased by 11% during the period of February 15-21, while the number of fatalities has decreased by 20% compared to the previous week. A decrease in incidence has been occurring for six weeks in a row, according to the World Health Organization's (WHO) weekly epidemiological update published in Geneva on Wednesday.

Coronavirus latest: Romania's COVID-19 case count rises by 1,634, death toll at 19,894

A number of 1,634 new cases of SARS-CoV-2 infection have been registered in the last 24 hours following 10,000 tests performed nationwide, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS) reports on Monday. These are all cases that have not previously tested positive, the GCS states. As many as 781,329 cases of people infected with the novel coronavirus had been confirmed in Romania as of Sunday.

Coronavirus/ GCS: 964 patients in ICU; hospitalized persons - 6,952

Bucharest, Feb 14 /Agerpres/ - A number of 6,952 people with COVID-19 are hospitalized in the specialized health units, out of whom 964 in intensive care, the Strategic Communication Group informed on Sunday. In Romania, 39,318 people confirmed with SARS-CoV-2 infection are in isolation at home and 10,038 are in institutional isolation.