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Ukraine's Baby Crisis

Ukraine's human rights ombudswoman has appealed to authorities to find a solution for scores of infants born to surrogate mothers for foreign parents who are stranded because the country's borders are closed under coronavirus restrictions.

ForMin Aurescu and Israeli counterpart discuss joint meeting of the two gov'ts

Minister of Foreign Affairs Bogdan Aurescu on Tuesday had a phone conversation with his Israeli counterpart Gabriel Ashkenazi, with whom he discussed the Peace Process in the Middle East and also about the organisation next year of a joint meeting of the two governments.

Romania's COVID-19 death toll rises by 9 to 1,288

Nine more people infected with the novel coronavirus have died in Romania, bringing the total death toll to 1,288, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS) reported on Tuesday. These are six men and three women aged between 54 and 91. AGERPRES (RO - author: Roberto Stan, editor: Catalin Alexandru; EN - author: Rodica State, editor: Adina Panaitescu)

Health Ministry says SARS-CoV-2 seroprevalence study to be carried out June-September

The seroprevalence study for the SARS-CoV-2 infection, coordinated by the National Public Health Institute (INSP) will be carried out between June and September, according to an order of the Health Minister. "We are seeking to determine the degree of SARS-CoV-2 spreading among Romania's population, in order to properly substantiate the future protection measures of the population's health.

Peles Museum, emblematic Romanian culture heritage site

Culture Minister Bogdan Gheorghiu said on Tuesday in Sinaia, that the Peles Museum is an emblematic Romanian culture heritage site, pointing out that it is the museum that draws the highest revenues in the country. "It was very important to open the Peles Museum. (...) The Peles Museum (...) lives exclusively from its own revenues. It draws the highest museum revenues in the country.

ForMin Aurescu meets UK Ambassador, discusses new Strategic Partnership Romania-UK

Minister of Foreign Affairs Bogdan Aurescu on Tuesday had a meeting with the Ambassador of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland to Romania, Andrew Noble, on which occasion the Romanian official talked about the "firm desire to launch and set into motion the new revised bilateral Strategic Partnership adjusted to the new European realities and the withdrawal of UK from the Eu

Coronavirus latest: Romania's total caseload rises by 119 to 19,517

A number of 119 new cases of people infected with the novel coronavirus have been recorded in Romania since the last update, bringing the total case count to 19,517, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS) reported on Tuesday. Of the infected persons, 13,526 have been declared cured and discharged from hospital. As many as 166 COVID-19 patients are in intensive care.

Continental will invest 33 million euro to expand research-development center in Timisoara

Continental has started works to expand the research and development center in western Timisoara, the planned investment in the new building being 33 million euro, according to a release of the company sent, on Tuesday, to AGERPRES. The building was designed for a capacity of over 1,700 seats, as well as a complete area for testing and validation of products of the company.

Nearly three billion euro investment project at Romexpo Exhibition Centre

The Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Romania (CCIR) and the company Iulius propose a large project in the area of the exhibition centre Romexpo, the value of the investment being estimated at 2.87 billion euros, a release by the CCIR informs.

Romania's COVID-19 death toll rises by 6 to 1,276

Six more people have died in Romania due to the novel coronavirus, bringing the country's total death toll to 1,276 deaths, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS), the official novel coronavirus communication task force, announced on Monday afternoon. These are a 76-year-old woman and five men aged 64 to 83.

Highest COVID-19 caseloads in Romania still in Suceava County (3,536), Bucharest City (2,015)

Most of the cases of people infected with the novel coronavirus in Romania have so far been recorded in Suceava County - 3,536 and in Bucharest City- 2,015. As of June 1, on the Romanian soil, 19,398 cases of persons infected with the COVID-19 virus were confirmed, and out of the positively testing persons 13,426 were declared cured and discharged.

Romania's COVID-19 case count rises by 141 to 19,398

 A number of 141 cases of people infected with the novel coronavirus have been reported in Romania since the last information, bringing the total count to 19,398, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS), the official novel coronavirus communication task force, announced on Monday at noon. Of the people confirmed positive, 13,426 have been declared cured and discharged.

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