Romania has been designated by the European Commission to buy, stock and distribute medical equipment for all the European Union countries affected by the novel coronavirus pandemic, the Save Romania Union (USR) - the Liberty, Unity, Solidarity Party (PLUS) Alliance announced on Tuesday.
A hundred per cent Romanian thermal imager has been developed and produced by the national defence industry, informs the Ministry of Economy, Energy and Business Environment (MEEMA), in a press release sent to AGERPRES on Tuesday.
President Klaus Iohannis attended on Tuesday, April 7, World Health Day, a signing ceremony of a biennial collaborative agreement (BCA) between the World Health Organisation (WHO) - Regional Office for Europe and Romania's Ministry of Health, discussing how Romania's authorities have managed the local effects of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The event took place as a video conference.
Romania is below the European Union average when it comes to the number of years a person is expected to continue to live in a healthy condition at birth, but above other EU member states, such as Austria, Finland and Slovenia, show data released on Tuesday by Eurostat.
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.
Bucharest, April 7 /Agerpres - A number of 4,417 people have been confirmed so far in Romania with the novel coronavirus, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS) reported on Tuesday. Since the last information sent by GCS, another 360 cases of illness have been registered. Of the infected persons, 460 were declared cured and discharged from hospital.
Prime Minister Ludovic Orban stresses that this year, amid the COVID-19 pandemic, World Health Day is becoming a symbol of the nearly superhuman efforts that physicians and medical personnel in the countries affected are making to save lives and to stop the spread of this virus.
Some 18,300 travelers, Romanians and foreigners, as well as over 13,700 vehicles have cleared Romania's border checkpoints in the past 24 hours, the Border Police Inspectorate General (IGPF) reported on Tuesday. There were approximately 9,200 people with 6,800 means of transport on the inbound and 9,100 people with 6,900 means of transport on the outbound.
Senior official for defence policy, planning and international affairs with Romania's Defence Ministry (MApN) Simona Cojocaru attended on Monday an informal videoconference of the EU defence ministers that included discussing the role of the Army in fighting against the COVID-19 virus.
Six more people infected with the novel coronavirus have died, bringing the death toll in Romania to 168, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS), the official coronavirus communication task force, reported on Monday. It is about five men and a woman between the ages of 54 and 86.