The National Institute of Public Health (INSP) on Tuesday informs that, as of July 25, 1,860 cases of infections with variants of the SARS-CoV-2 that are more worrying have been confirmed, of which 1,699 were cases of infections with the Alpha variant, 11 with Beta, 23 with Gamma and 127 with Delta.
Turkey on July 24 extended its condolences to India over the loss of lives in recent floods and landslides in the western Maharashtra state.
"We are deeply saddened that the floods and landslides in the Maharashtra province of India have caused the loss of more than 100 lives" and left dozens missing and several others injured, the Foreign Ministry said in a statement.
Turkey has administered more than 65 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines since it launched a mass vaccination campaign in January, according to figures released on July 23.
The country is continuing its intensive vaccination campaign to curb the virus's spread, with all people aged 18 and over currently eligible for vaccine shots.
Targu Mures-born photojournalist Istvan Kerekes, who now lives in Hungary, was chosen Grand Prize Winner and Photographer of the Year at the 2021 iPhone Photography Awards (IPPAWARDS) competition, ippawards.com and cnet.com inform. Istvan Kerekes took his winning photo titled 'Transylvanian Shepherds' with an iPhone 7 near Targu Mures - Transylvania.
On Thursday, the National Committee for Emergency Situations (CNSU) updated the list of countries/territories depending on the cumulative incidence rate of COVID cases, in order to establish the need for a quarantine measure being enforced on the persons arriving to Romania from these countries, with UK, The Netherlands, Cyprus, Spain, Portugal being in the red zone.