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United States Ambassador in Bucharest Adrian Zuckerman hails the investiture of the new Orban Government and appreciates "the people of Romania for having united in this time of crisis to address a problem of global magnitude." "On behalf of President Trump I wish to express my deep appreciation to the people of Romania for having united in this time of crisis to address a problem of global mag
Prime Minister Ludovic Orban, ministers of his Cabinet and presidential adviser Cosmin Marinescu are participating, at this hour, in a videoconference on the necessary economic measures to restrict the economic impact of the new coronavirus pandemic.
The Foreign Affairs Ministry (MAE) and the Health Ministry (MS) inform that the Romanian authorities will respond to the request addressed by the Republic of Moldova on diplomatic channels on the authorisation of the delivery of some medicines that can be purchased from Romania, for ensuring the public medical-sanitary institutions of the Republic of Moldova with the necessary medicines, in the
President Klaus Iohannis signed on Saturday the decree on the appointment of Orban III Government, the swearing-in ceremony going to take place at the Cotroceni Palace at 18:00, the Presidential Administration informs.
A transit corridor to facilitate the circulation of the transport means blocked on various routes and at various border points was shaped up following the demarches the Foreign Affairs Ministry (MAE) made on diplomatic channels, in the context of the developments related to the management and prevention of COVID-19.
A number of 97 cases of the novel coronavirus infection have been confirmed in Romania so far, most of them in Bucharest. According to the website of the National Public Health Institute, a total number of 97 have been confirmed, out of which 31 in the Capital.
A 26-year-old woman of Bucharest is the latest confirmed coronavirus case in Romania according to the Strategic Communication Group (GCS) task force. The woman went into self-isolation on March 9, and is currently recovering at the local Victor Babes Hospital for Infectious Diseases.
A 26-year-old man from Prahova County, who was placed in quarantine in Busteni, is the 80th case of novel coronavirus infection in Romania, the Strategic Communication Group announced on Friday. The man returned on 12 March from Italy and entered quarantine the same day. He tested positive for COVID-19 at the "Matei Bals" Hospital.
Four more cases of novel coronavirus infection have been confirmed in Romania, namely two in Covasna and two in Brasov. According to the Strategic Communication Group, one of the four persons is a 44-year-old man from Brasov who returned from Boston, the U.S., on 11 March, who was admitted with specific symptomatology the following day.
As many as 2,298 people in Romania are in institutional quarantine, and 13,723 in isolation at home, according to the Strategic Communication Group (GCS) task force. "In Romania, there are 2,298 persons in institutional quarantine undergoing testing to detect if they have contracted the Sars-CoV-2 (coronavirus) virus.
Serbia, Albania and Romania have closed many of their border crossings in order to combat the spread of the coronavirus, leaving some parts of the Balkans practically cut off for civil traffic.
All countries of the region have either banned entry or introduced special restrictive measures for passengers arriving from countries with mid to high to risk of coronavirus.
The Strategic Communication Group announced on Friday two more cases of infection with the novel coronavirus, confirmed in two men aged 50 and 62, respectively. According to the quoted source, the 50-year-old man is a doctor, namely the manager of the "Dimitrie Gerota" Hospital and the 62-year-old man is the patient of a gastroenterologist confirmed as being case number 30.
President Klaus Iohannis announced on Friday that he designated Ludovic Orban as prime minister. "The only proposal I have received is Ludovic Orban and, consequently, I have designated Mr Ludovic Orban to the position of prime minister of the government," said Iohannis at Cotroceni Presidential Palace.