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Bucharest, Mar 29 /Agerpres/ - The number of deaths caused by the coronavirus in Romania is up to 42, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS) informs, the last two persons to die being a woman aged 75 and a man aged 82, both from Hunedoara county and having pre-existing medical conditions.
Bucharest, Mar 29 /Agerpres/ - Two more persons infected with the novel coronavirus - COVID-19 - have died, the total death toll in Romania going up to 40, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS) informed on Sunday. The two were a man, aged 71 and a woman aged 27. The 71-year-old man from Suceava was a contact with a person coming back from Austria.
According to data of the Bulgarian Border Police, nearly 110,000 Bulgarians returned from abroad from the first day of quarantine until March 23. 36,000 people returned to Bulgaria by plane. Over 26,000 Bulgarians entered this country from Romania, nearly 2,000 from Greece. 3,000 Bulgarian nationals entered this country from North Macedonia and 4,000 people entered Bulgaria from Serbia.
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.
Bucharest, Mar 28 /Agerpres/ - President Klaus Iohannis is conducting, on Saturday, a visit to the ROL 2 Military Field Hospital, set up in the perimeter of the Ana Aslan National Gerontology and Geriatrics Institute in Otopeni.
Romania novel coronavirus death toll hits 25, after the Strategic Communication Group (GCS) announces the death of an 81-year-old man of Bucharest. The man was admitted at the Sfantul Ioan Hospital on 26 March, being afterwards transferred to the ICU of the Matei Bals Infectious Diseases National Institute, where he found his death on Friday.
AGERPRES Romanian National News Agency celebrates 131 since establishment on 27 March. Since 1889 until now, AGERPRES has broadcast millions of news items, documentary materials and photographs. After 131 years since its first news item, AGERPRES has received congratulations messages from partner media organisations and news agencies.
The Social Democratic Party (PSD) says that banks only are the ones that win following the gov't ordinance on the loan instalments' payment delaying, adopted Thursday by the Government, and this is to be corrected in the Parliament. "The only one to win following the Ordinance of Citu (the Finance Minister, ed. n.) regarding the postponement of the instalments to loans payment are the banks.
Prime Minister Ludovic Orban said on Friday that Romania took extremely serious measures from minute one to combat the epidemic with the new coronavirus, while acknowledging that our country was not prepared initially and had a limited diagnostic capacity. "On 25 or 26 February, in Romania there was one case, in Spain there were two cases, in France there were a few cases.
Fairly or not, hackers put Romania on the global online map, honing their skills to strike Internet users and companies in the West, particularly the US.
But today, 30 years since the fall of communism, IT and cybersecurity firms are looking to tap the same rich vein of ambition, ingenuity and education that made Romanian hackers so feared and famous.
Prime Minister Ludovic Orban on Thursday criticized the "door-to-door" testing method for coronavirus infection, pointing out the importance of following the procedures recommended by the National Institute of Public Health (INSP).
The first complete telemedicine solution in Romania will be developed by the online medical programming platform Docbook, with an investment of 600,000 euros.
A number of 29 patients infected with the novel coronavirus are admitted to the intensive care ward, of whom 23 patients are in a serious health condition, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS) informs. According to the quoted source, the health status of the other patients is good, stationary.