More than two hundred deaths attributed to the coronavirus epidemic have been reported in Romania, and the city of Baia Mare has been held in bribes for two weeks, writes MTI.
In Romania, nearly ten thousand more infections have been diagnosed in the last 24 hours, which is almost one and a half times the average of the last two weeks. In addition, about
In hospitals isolated for coronavirus patients, the saturation of intensive care units is close to 90 percent nationwide. There has been a shortage of space in hospitals in big cities for weeks, and in many places they are left in emergency rooms due to lack of space, and there are attempts to keep coronavirus patients in crisis there alive.
In the country, new austerity measures were enforced from Monday, interpreted by the Romanian media as partial quarantine. According to President Klaus Iohannis, within two to three weeks a result can be expected from further tightening, which
According to media reports, due to the saturation of epidemic hospitals in Timisoara, they are preparing to use oxygen concentrators for home use, which would be treated independently by infected individuals producing milder symptoms under the online supervision of family doctors. The mayor of the city offered the minibuses of the public transport company in case the ambulance service vehicle fleet could no longer answer the emergency calls.
The reports show that the infection is spreading fastest in the counties of Transylvania and Bucharest, but according to Romanian media, this is also related to the fact that much less is being tested in the less developed regions of the country. In the last two weeks, the population in Sibiu County has been infected at 7.2 per thousand, in Cluj County at 6.9 per cent, and in Timiş County at 6.5 per thousand.
Wednesday afternoon as decided by county authorities
after the infection rate has approached 6.5 per thousand of the population in the last two weeks. The seat of Maramures County is the first Romanian city with a population of more than one hundred thousand to be quarantined.
(Cover image: Bucharest ambulance disinfects itself at Ilfov Ambulance Service on November 1, 2020. Photo: Inquam Photos / Octav Ganea / Reuters)