The Romanian authorities confirmed on Friday two new outbreaks of COVID-19, raising the number of confirmed cases to 9.
According to authorities, the first of the two new cases is a 51-year-old man from the province of Olt, who had contacted the 71-year-old man from Suceava who was tested positive after his trip to Italy. The second case is a 40-year-old man from Hunedoara.
As the announcement of the epidemic communication strategy team notes, “A new positive case has been confirmed after a test for Coronavirus (COVID-19) was carried out, and that is a 40-year-old man from Hunedoara, respectively. The man has remained isolated at home since February 26 after returning home from Italy (Bergamo). Yesterday, data was collected after the man had a fever. The patient will be admitted to the Hospital for Infectious Diseases in Timişoara, while an epidemiological investigation has been launched to identify all the people he has contacted”.
“The 8th case of infection with the novel coronavirus has been confirmed. This is a 51-year-old man from Olt, who traveled from Italy on the same bus as the 71-year-old from Suceava, with whom he came in direct contact. The man has no specific symptoms; he has remained isolated at home since February 29, and will be admitted to the Hospital for Infectious Diseases in Craiova”, the strategic communication team reports.
As of March 6, 9 cases of COVID-19 (coronavirus) have been confirmed nationally. Of the 9 people who have contacted the virus, 3 are considered healed. /ibna