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Allocations via the National Recovery and Resilience Plan (PNRR) for forests and natural protected areas amount to about 1.5 billion euros, but there's a risk that these funds will be wasted with no concrete finality because there is currently no reform plan for forestry in place, WWF Romania said in a statement.
At the end of March 2021, the forex reserves of the National Bank of Romania (BNR) stood at 35.709 billion euros, up 1.62% from 35.139 billion euros on February 28, 2021, the central bank announced on Thursday.
As many as 6,115 new cases of people infected with SARS-CoV-2 in Romania were recorded in the last 24 hours following over 41,000 tests nationwide, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS), the official novel coronavirus communication task force, reported on Thursday. These are cases of patients that have not previously tested positive.
President Klaus Iohannis said on Thursday that Romania will receive a significant number of COVID-19 vaccine doses moving forward, adding that consequently the vaccination campaign could speed up. "Here is the solution that will allow us to stop the pandemic and regain the normal life that we have missed so much. It's called a vaccine!
Grup Servicii Petroliere (GSP) has successfully set in place more than 120 km off the Romanian Black Sea shores the first fixed offshore oil platform in the gas field, according to a press statement released by the company on Thursday.
The Association of Romania's Pharmaceutical Distributors and Retailers (ADRFR) said on Wednesday that it is prepared to offer Covid rapid antigen testing in pharmacies, with qualified staff, noting that an "important" step is thus taken towards mass testing.
The Government approved, on Wednesday, by emergency ordinance, the amendment and completion of OUG no. 155/2020 regarding some measures for the elaboration of the National Recovery and Resilience Plan (PNRR) necessary for Romania to access reimbursable and non-reimbursable external funds within the Recovery and Resilience Facility.
Minister of Health Vlad Voiculescu announced on Wednesday the South African SARS-CoV-2 variant has been identified at the "Matei Bals" Hospital, stating that it is not the first case of this type in Romania. "A South African virus variant has been identified today at "Matei Bals". It is not the first in the country.
Prime Minister Florin Citu said on Wednesday that he is not considering a relaxation of the current restrictions imposed in the context of the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic, as he waits for the results of the measures, adding that "Romania still keeps the most relaxed measures in the European Union". "At the moment we want to see the results of these measures that we have taken.
As many as 6,156 new cases of people infected with SARS-CoV-2 in Romania were recorded in the last 24 hours following over 41,000 tests nationwide, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS), the official novel coronavirus communication task force, reported on Wednesday. These are cases of patients that have not previously tested positive.
Most Romanians believe that they have been exposed to fake news and misinformation in the recent months, according to an INSCOP survey sent to AGERPRES on Wednesday.
The President of the Romanian Academy, Ioan-Aurel Pop, on the occasion of a session devoted to Nicolae Iorga on Wednesday, said that Iorga is part of the generation of builders of the greater Romania and of European affirmation, leaving to posterity an intellectual work of "unprecedented amplitude." "Nicolae Iorga is indisputably part of the generation of builders of the greater Romania and of