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EUROPE DAY/Adrian Cioroianu: Crisis generated by coronavirus pandemic, possible stage in EU strengthening

Adrian Cioroianu, Ambassador and Permanent Delegate of Romania to UNESCO, former Minister of Foreign Affairs, states that, "by virtue of our history of the last 70 years", the crisis generated by the coronavirus pandemic could be "a stage in the strengthening of the European Union" and expresses hope that there are "political figures to rise to the height of this moment" at European level.

Total number of cases of novel coronavirus infections reaches 14,811, Suceava and Bucharest lead caseload

A number of 312 new cases of people infected with the novel coronavirus have been registered in Romania since the last update, the total number of cases thus reaching 14,811, announced on Friday the Strategic Communication Group (GCS). Of the people who tested positive, 6,423 were declared cured and discharged from hospital. As many as 232 patients are admitted to intensive care units.

Anniversary medals of Romania awarded to Her Majesty Crown Custodian's House Association

On Thursday, President Klaus Iohannis bestowed on the Her Majesty Crown Custodian's House Association, by presidential decree, a "Centennial of the Greater Union" anniversary medal and a "Centennial of the War for the Unification of the Romanian Nation" commemorative medal.

Gheorghiu on turning former Apollo factory into historic monument:Our duty-protecting heritage for future generations

Culture Minister Bogdan Gheorghiu has stated on Thursday, in respect to initiating the procedure for classifying the building of the former Apollo factory as a historic monument, that the heritage must be protected "to the benefit of future generations." "Protecting the heritage is one of my mandate's priorities.

GCS: COVID-19 death toll rises by 13 to 854

Thirteen more persons infected with the novel coronavirus have died, the COVID-19 death toll thus reaching 854, the Strategic Communication group (GCS) informs on Wednesday. The latest fatalities are nine men and four women aged between 31 and 89 from Bucharest (2) and the counties of Neamt (1), Alba (1), Arad (1), Vaslui (1), Sibiu (1), Mures (2), Galati (2), Mehedinti (1) and Bacau (1).

USR Bucharest proposes public transportation system capacity be reduced to 30pct

USR (Save Romania Union) Bucharest proposes six measures to be taken in the case of the public transportation system after May 15, among which the limitation of this system's capacity to 30 per cent and avoiding face to face contact between passengers.

Suceava County and Bucharest on top of number of registered cases of COVID-19

Suceava County and the Romanian Capital City Bucharest remain at the top of the number of registered cases of COVID-19, with 2,899 and 1,354 illnesses respectively, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS) reported on Saturday. According to the source, there are as many as 13,163 people infected with the novel coronavirus in Romania.