Moldova broke its own record of Covid cases in a day by reporting 665 infections on Friday. The Ministry of Health also reported that 16 patients died, which takes the total toll to 1186 deaths.
To detect Friday’s number of cases, 2776 tests were carried out, including 2539 primary tests.
Six cases are imported: two from Turkey, two from Ukraine and two others from Italy and the UK. 37 cases were recorded among medical staff.
Among Friday’s casualties, ten are men, ages 40 to 80.
578 patients are in serious conditions, and 36 others are connected to ventilators. 495 patients were reported as recovered, taking the total number to around 33,700 people.