CORONAVIRUS REPORT in Romania: 19 new cases, 158 Romanians confirmed with Covid -19 and over 15,500 people are in isolation


There were 19 other cases of illness, as follows: 4 in Arad, 3 in Ilfov, 2 in Valcea, 2 in Timisoara and one in Bucharest, Cluj Napoca, Salaj, Buzau, Ialomita, Hunedoara, Galati and Suceava.

The 19 people found are between the ages of 19 and 54, are in quarantine or self-isolation. Afterward, most of these new cases traveled to Italy, 2 of them to Austria and Germany.

People infected with COVID-19 (coronavirus) are admitted to hospitals in Bucharest, Iasi, Cluj-Napoca, Timisoara, Craiova and Constanta and are under permanent medical supervision. The overall health of the patients is good.

In the territory of Romania, in the institutionalized quarantine, there are 3,008 persons for whom checks are carried out to detect if they have contacted the virus COVID – 19 (coronavirus). Another 15,546 people are in isolation at home and are under medical supervision.

So far, 36 criminal files have been registered, in the aspect of committing the crime of denial of disease control, a fact stipulated and punished by art. 352 para. 1 Criminal Code.

Between March 15, from 08.00 to 16 March, at 08.00, there were 1153 calls to the unique emergency number 112 and 5517 to the TELVERDE line (0800 800 358), open especially for informing citizens.

We remind citizens to consider only the information verified through official sources and to call for recommendations and other information on the TELVERDE line – 0800.800.358. The TELVERDE number is not an emergency number, it is a telephone line strictly allocated for informing citizens. Also, Romanians abroad can request information about the prevention and control of the virus at their specially dedicated line +4021.320.20.20.


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