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In a speech to a special meeting of the European Council, held on Thursday and Friday via videoconference, Romania's President said that the vaccination certificate should be used for medical purposes.
Romania ranks 7th globally in terms of vaccinations against COVID-19 with both doses, reads the Facebook page of the National Immunization Platform.
The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Bogdan Aurescu, on Friday reiterated Romania's interest in strengthening bilateral dialogue on security and defence issues with Poland, the most important strategic partner of Romania in the region, during a meeting with the head of the Polish National Security Bureau, Presidential Adviser Pawel Soloch, who is currently paying a visit to Romania.
The Romanian Directorate for Investigating Organised Crime and Terrorism, DIICOT said on Friday that there has been an increase in the detected production and distribution of pornographic material featuring minors, as freedom of movement limitations bring about by the pandemic led to a dramatic increase in online interactions.
Prime Minister Florin Citu said on Friday that Romania has a good strategy for preventing infections with the novel coronavirus and does not allow itself to break the rules, noting that if the number of infections increases, some easing off will have to be "taken back". "It's true; I have seen myself people in the streets who started to relax, to stop wearing masks, which we can't allow.
As many as 3,761 new cases of people infected with SARS-CoV-2 have been recorded in the past 24 hours, the Strategic Communication Group reports on Friday. These are cases that have not previously had a positive test, the GCS states. By Friday, 795,732 cases of people infected with the novel coronavirus had been confirmed in Romania. Of these, 736,020 were declared cured.
There are currently favorable premises for a continuation of the economic recovery tendency, which manifested itself between the third and fourth trimesters last year, said, in a press release, the deputy governor of the Romanian National Bank, Leonardo Badea.
President Klaus Iohannis had a talk in video-conference system with his Estonian counterpart, Kersti Kaljulaid, context in which the Romanian president accepted the latter's invitation to pay a state visit to the Republic of Estonia in June, if the epidemiological conditions allows, informs the Presidential Administration.
The President of the Senate, Anca Dragu, during a teleconference on Thursday with the President of the Senate of the Kingdom of Spain, María Pilar Llop Cuenca, discussed her project regarding the fight against domestic violence and physical abuse facing women in Romania.
Romania's National COVID-19 Vaccination Coordination Committee (CNCAV) has reported that in the last 24 hours, 20,258 doses of vaccine were administered, of which 10,071 doses of the Pfizer vaccine, 3 of the Moderna vaccine and 10,184 of the AstraZeneca vaccine, according to data provided on Thursday by the National Public Health Institute (INSP) on the National Electronic Register of Vaccinati
As many as 3,923 new cases of people infected with SARS-CoV-2 have been recorded in the past 24 hours, the Strategic Communication Group reports on Thursday. These are cases that have not previously tested positive, the GCS states. As of Thursday, 791,971 cases of people infected with the novel coronavirus had been confirmed in Romania. Of these, 733,616 were declared cured.
Prime Minister Florin Citu argued on Thursday that the government will attract foreign investors, so as to reform the economy together, while also maintaining that 30 years have been wasted in this regard. "I made a promise last year and many said it was a campaign promise.
The government has approved an emergency ordinance by which Romania grants 20,000 doses of anti-COVID vaccine to the Republic of Moldova, Prime Minister Florin Citu announced.