Renowned Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli said on May 26 he had caught the novel coronavirus but was now recovered, describing the experience as "a nightmare".
Bocelli, who has been blind since age 12, raised spirits in Italy during the pandemic, which has killed nearly 33,000 people, by singing alone in Milan's Duomo on April 12.
Romanian air transport company TAROM introduces on Tuesday flights from Bucharest to Rome and Milan and back, according to an announcement on its Facebook page.
The medical equipment donated by the Vatican City State to the local authorities of Suceava, by the benevolence of Pope Francis, will be brought to Romania on Saturday aboard a C-27J Spartan aircraft of the Romanian Air Force, a National Defence Ministry (MApN) release sent to AGERPRES informs.
A C-27 J Spartan aircraft of the Romanian Air Force took off on Saturday morning from the 90 Otopeni Air Base to Milan carrying to Italy 90,000 FFP2 protection masks.
About 40 Bulgarians have returned from Italy yesterday. Most of them worked in Milan. Because of the pandemic, they lost their jobs. In recent months, they have met with the horror in Italy. "I was visiting friends and saw what was happening during the night in Bergamo. From 2:00 in the morning to 6:00 in the morning, the deceased people were brought out," Ivanka Georgieva told Nova TV.
A Romanian medical team made up of doctors and nurses are joining today Italian colleagues to support them in the fight against the novel coronavirus. On World Health Day, Romanian doctors and nurses departed on a C-27J Spartan aircraft of the Romanian Air Force on Bucharest - Timisoara - Milan route, in solidarity with Italy's healthcare staff.
Romania will send to Italy, in the Milan area, a team of 11 doctors and six nurses, President Klaus Iohannis announced on Monday. "I have decided (...) that Romania will send a team of doctors and nurses to Italy. They will go there to the Milan area. They will leave tomorrow [Tuesday] at the latest. A team of 11 doctors and six nurses," said Iohannis, at the Cotroceni Presidential Palace.