GCS: Three more Romanians infected with COVID-19 die abroad; 94 Romanians abroad test positive

Three more Romanians infected with the novel coronavirus, namely two in France and one in the UK, have died abroad, and the number of Romanian citizens abroad who tested positive for COVID-19 stands at 94, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS) informs.

GCS: 308 new coronavirus cases in Romania; total number of sick - 1,760

Bucharest, Mar 29 /Agerpres/ - A number of 1,760 persons were confirmed up to now to have the novel coronavirus, 38 deaths being recorded, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS) informed on Sunday. Since the last informative bulletin, 308 new cases were recorded. The patients recently confirmed infected have ages between 0 and 89, the GCS mentioned.

France Declared a State of Emergency

The French Parliament has passed a two-month emergency bill over a coronavirus pandemic. It empowers the government to introduce restrictive traffic measures for the next two months. The document authorizes the cabinet to take a number of measures to support business and sets out the process of postponing the second round of the municipal elections in France.

Why is Russia less affected than Luxembourg?

CNN wonders: Is Russia keeping the coronavirus under control?
According to information released by Russian officials, Putin's strategy appears to have worked.
The number of confirmed cases of the coronavirus in Russia is surprisingly small, despite Russia having a very long border with China and recording its first case in January.

World Happiness Report: Bulgaria is Ranked 96th in the World

UN experts announce Finland as the happiest country in the world for the third consecutive year, BNR reported, citing AFP.

The researchers conducted a large-scale survey of their World Happiness Report among residents of 156 countries to evaluate their happiness levels, taking into account factors such as GDP, social support, personal freedom and levels of corruption.