Country: Romania Population: 425 916

Coronavirus update: 2,298 persons in institutional quarantine, 13,723 in isolation

As many as 2,298 people in Romania are in institutional quarantine, and 13,723 in isolation at home, according to the Strategic Communication Group (GCS) task force. "In Romania, there are 2,298 persons in institutional quarantine undergoing testing to detect if they have contracted the Sars-CoV-2 (coronavirus) virus.

Health status of COVID-19 virus carriers, good overall

The health status of 10 persons found as carrying the COVID-19 coronavirus in Romania and admitted at infectious disease hospitals in Bucharest, Timisoara, Cluj-Napoca, Constanta and Craiova is good overall, and the elderly patients and those with chronic diseases among them are closely monitored, reports the Strategic Communication Group (GCS).

Romania has 38 five-star hotels on July 31, 2019

Romania had 38 five-star rated hotels on July 31, 2019, representing 4.2pct of the total number of places in hotels, by two more than on July 31, 2018, according to data released by the National Institute of Statistics (INS) on Tuesday. Most hotels were rated 3 and 4 stars (76.8 pct). "Most hotels were in the three, four and two-star category (53.5 pct, 23.3 pct, and 18.6 pct, respectively).

Bulgarian Warships Depart for NATO Missions

Two Bulgarian ships depart for NATO missions at Atia Naval Base. They were sent out today with a solemn ritual.

With more than 140 crew, the "Verni" frigate is leaving for a month-long involvement in NATO's Mediterranean Maritime Security Operation Sea Guardian. Fleet commander of battleships and auxiliary ships is Fleet Admiral Malencho Benkov.

BNR launches silver coin: "140 years since the founding of the Macedo-Romanian Cultural Society"

The National Bank of Romania (BNR) on Wednesday launches into the numismatic circuit the silver coin with the theme "140 years since the founding of the Macedo-Romanian Cultural Society," BNR informs in a press release sent to AGERPRES. The coin has the face value of 10 lei, round shape, measures 37 mm in diameter, it has 31,103 grams weight and milled edge.

Festivals market at record-high 600 ml lei due to staple events like Neversea, Untold or Electric Castle

The Romanian music festivals this summer and the high-profile artists scheduled to perform here will attract more than one billion spectators, taking the market to an all-time record high of more than 600 million lei, shows a survey by Frames consulting company.

Iohannis meets Georgia's Bakhtadze, underscores excellent relations between Romania, Georgia

President Klaus Iohannis on Monday welcomed visiting Prime Minister of Georgia Mamuka Bakhtadze at the Cotroceni Presidential Palace, praising the excellent quality of the relationships between Romania and Georgia, reflected also in the dynamics of the political dialogue in recent years.