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Bucharest, Dec 27 /Agerpres/ - Prime Minister Florin Citu considers that the moment of vaccinating the first person against COVID-19 in Romania is a "historical", "reference" one for Romania in the fight against the new coronavirus.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs informs Romanian citizens who are, transit or intend to travel to Turkey that, according to the data sent by the local authorities, the persons who will arrive starting with December 28, by air, and from 30 December, by road, rail and sea, will have to present a molecular test (PCR) with a negative result for SARS-CoV-2 virus infection, performed a maximum of 72
A number of 1,387 new cases of people infected with SARS-CoV-2 have been recorded in the past 24 hours, following the performance of 4,352 tests at the national level, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS) reported on Saturday. These are cases that have not previously had a positive test, says GCS.
The release of the vaccine, its delivery and distribution in record time will help limit and eradicate the pandemic in the shortest possible time, Prime Minister Florin Citu said on Saturday. "Today [Saturday - editor's note] we received the first doses of the vaccine. The vaccination campaign starts at the same time in Romania as in Europe.
The first 10,000 doses of anti-COVID-19 vaccine will enter Romania on Friday, by land, through western Nadlac 2 border crossing point and will reach the main storage center - the Cantacuzino Institute in Bucharest on Saturday morning, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS) informs.
Romania salutes the agreement partnership between the European Union and the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland regarding future relations, after the UK left the European Union, says president Klaus Iohannis in a message published on Thursday, on Twitter.
The first batch of vaccines against COVID-19 allocated to Romania will arrive on Friday, in western Nadlac Customs, declared on Thursday, the minister of Internal Affairs, Lucian Bode. "Tomorrow, the first batch allocated to Romania will arrive in Nadlac Customs and we will take over through our structures, we will transport it to Bucharest.
A number of 4,310 new cases of people infected with SARS-CoV-2 have been recorded in the past 24 hours, following the performance of 27,653 tests at the national level, the Strategic Communication (GCS) informed on Thursday. These are cases that have not previously had a positive test, says GCS. So far, 608,561 cases of people infected with the novel coronavirus have been confirmed in Romania.
President Klaus Iohannis on Thursday stated, at the Cotroceni Palace, that in Romania and in the European Union the anti-COVID-19 vaccination campaign starts on Sunday. "As for the vaccination campaign, I can confirm that it will start in Romania and in the entire European Union exactly on December 27, Sunday.
The presidents of Romania, the Czech Republic, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland and Slovakia have issued a joint statement in support of Moldova's elected president, Maia Sandu, to be sworn in on Thursday. "We, the Presidents of Romania, the Czech Republic, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland and Slovakia, congratulate Ms Maia Sandu on her inauguration as President of the Republic of Moldova.
Prime Minister-designate Florin Citu said on Wednesday that he would not betray the confidence with which he was vested and would do everything he could to achieve his goals: get past the health crisis and restart the economy.
Hidroelectrica and STEAG GmbH have signed an agreement on the takeover by the Romanian hydro power producer of the Crucea Wind Farm and STEAG Energie Romania, following a highly competitive process involving both local and international bidders, according to a Hidroelectrica release submitted on Wednesday, AGERPRES.
Ministry of Public Works, Development and Administration (MLPDA) on Wednesday announced it has inked 60 financing contracts with the Republic of Moldova, worth over EUR 58.7 million, within a bilateral programme on the two countries' border region.
Education represents the chance that every state has for a better future, and without education, the country can guarantee neither health, security nor the prosperity of its citizens, the representatives of the governing coalition say in the governing programme to be submitted to Parliament for a vote of confidence on Wednesday.
The first formal meeting of the Citu Government is said to take place next week. Prime minister designate Florin Citu declared, on Tuesday night, after the National Liberal Party (PNL) validated the list of liberal ministers, that the priority is to carry out under the best conditions the anti-COVID vaccination campaign, which would start in Romania on December 27.