Bucharest, Romania — Romania hit an all-time high Wednesday with 4,848 positive coronavirus cases as authorities carried out a record number of tests.
Romania reported 37,025 coronavirus tests, the highest so far. It added 69 deaths in the last 24 hours.
The rate of infections over the past 14 days passed the threshold of three people per 1,000 in 255 localities nationwide, all of which entered the “red scenario,” according to data from Romania’s Emergency Services Department.
In the red scenario, masks are mandatory in all public venues and restaurants, cafes, theaters and cinemas are closed. Schools are shut down schools and switch to online learning.
Romania has reported 191,102 coronavirus cases and 6,065 confirmed deaths.