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The Strategic Communication Group (GCS) on Sunday informed that in the past 24 hours only one death was reported in patients infected with the SARS-CoV-2 virus. According to GCS, in the last 24 hours, the National Public Health Institute (INSP) reported one death, a patient (a woman) infected with the novel coronavirus, hospitalised in Constanta.
A number of 26 new cases of people infected with SARS-CoV-2 were registered in the last 24 hours, following 17,958 tests, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS) reported on Sunday. These are cases that have not previously had a positive test.
Romanian swimmer David Popovici broke the world junior record in the men's 200 m freestyle on Friday, at the 2021 European Junior Swimming Championships in Rome, securing a place in the final of the event. After taking down the world record in the 100 m freestyle twice in just a few days, the athlete trained by coach Adrian Radulescu clocked 1:45.26 in the 200 m freestyle semifinals.
Romania's National COVID-19 Vaccination Coordination Committee (CNCAV) reports that 16,183 doses of vaccine have been administered in the past 24 hours, of which 10,013 doses of Pfizer vaccine, 522 of Moderna vaccine, 217 of AstraZeneca vaccine and 5,431 of Johnson & Johnson vaccine.
Romania has the highest percentage of respondents with a positive opinion about the introduction of the European single currency - 75 percent, found the latest Flash Eurobarometer survey released on Friday, which shows that the switch to the euro enjoys broad support in EU member states that have not yet adopted it.
Minister of Labor and Social Protection Raluca Turcan told a press conference today in Cluj-Napoca that some 100,000 new jobs have been created in Romania since the beginning of the year, most of them on an indefinite term, which is encouraging. "About 100,000 jobs have appeared in Romania since January 1, 2021 to date.
Bucharest, July 9 /Agerpres/ - Romania's resident population was 19.328 million inhabitants, on January 1, 2020, and the female population was the majority, comprising 9.868 million people, respectively 51.1 pct of the total, informs a press release of the National Institute of Statistics (INS), published on the occasion of World Population Day.
The Minister of Education, Sorin Cimpeanu, declared on Friday, during a press conference, that 60% of the staff in the educational system is vaccinated against COVID with one or two doses. "I will allow myself to be optimistic with the way Romania is prepared to face a potential fourth wave.
Two stateless persons, accused of terrorist propaganda, were declared undesirable in Romania by the Bucharest Court of Appeal for a period of 10 years, the Romanian Intelligence Service (SRI) announced on Friday. Upon the referral of the Romanian Intelligence Service, the Bucharest Court of Appeal ruled that the stateless persons F.A. and B.M.
As many as 54 new cases of people infected with SARS-CoV-2 in Romania were recorded in the last 24 hours following 24,521 tests nationwide, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS), the official novel coronavirus communication task force, reported on Friday. These are cases of patients that have not previously tested positive.
Romanian and Spanish police have busted a criminal gang that recruited young girls in Romania for sex work in nightclubs in Spain, Europol said on Thursday.
Six suspects have been arrested in Romania and seven in Spain during the operation, which also led to the identification of 25 victims in the two countries. Some 24 of the trafficked women were Romanians and one is a Bulgarian.
President Klaus Iohannis says Romania remains "firmly committed" to the Three Seas Initiative through "pragmatic action in support of concrete solutions to narrow gaps and strengthen resilience in the region.
The economic growth of 2.9pct is due exclusively to investments and not to consumption, which is a premiere for Romania, Prime Minister Florin Citu said on Friday. "The INS (National Institute for Statistics) published details on economic growth in the first quarter of 2021.
The National Committee for Emergency Situations (CNSU) on Thursday updated the list of countries or areas with high epidemiological risk.
President Klaus Iohannis doesn't think that there is need for new restrictive measures in Romania, underscoring that anti-COVID vaccination is the solution for preventing a return of the pandemic. "Honestly, I don't think that we should impose restrictive measures right now, but we must continue with the vaccination.