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A new case of infection with the new coronavirus (COVID-19) was confirmed on Wednesday morning in Romania. It is a 43-year-old woman from Bucharest, a contact of the patient who was admitted to the ''Gerota'' Hospital. ''A case of infection with the new coronavirus was registered this morning, the 30th case at national level.
At the end of consultations at the Government House on Tuesday with interim Prime Minister Ludovic Orban and Prime Minister-designate Florin Citu, June 28 was established as a date for the local elections agreed upon by the majority of the participants in the consultations.
Eight coronavirus infection cases have been confirmed in Bucharest, according to the Strategic Communication Group.
Romania saw at the end of February 4.94 million pensioners, out of whom 375,843 pensioners who have only worked in agriculture, according to data released on Tuesday by the Public Pensions' National House (CNPP).
On Romania's soil there are 52 persons in institutionalized quarantine, for which checks are conducted to see if they contracted the COVID-19 virus (coronavirus), another 11,235 persons being in self isolation and under medical monitoring, the Strategic Communication Group informs.
The National Committee for Special Emergency Situations (CNSSU) on Monday decided to close the schools and kindergartens for the March 11-March 22 interval, interim Prime Minister Ludovic Orban made the announcement on Monday.
The health status of 10 persons found as carrying the COVID-19 coronavirus in Romania and admitted at infectious disease hospitals in Bucharest, Timisoara, Cluj-Napoca, Constanta and Craiova is good overall, and the elderly patients and those with chronic diseases among them are closely monitored, reports the Strategic Communication Group (GCS).
Students at the Automatics and Computers Faculty of the Politechnica University of Bucharest gained four medals, one gold and three silver, at SEEMOUS - a maths competition for Southeast Europe, with international participation, which took place between March 3 and 8 in Greece, in Thessaloniki.
On March 9, 1945 the Romanian administration was re-established in Northeastern Transylvania. A festive meeting was organized on the occasion in Cluj on March 13, 1945, with King Mihai, Prime Minister Petru Groza and the first deputy of the Soviet People's Commissioner for Foreign Affairs, A.I. Vyshinsky, attending.
Acting Interior Minister Marcel Vela announced on Monday the suspension of flights to and from Italy until March 23. According to him, the decision was taken within the National Committee for Special Emergency Situations.
The collapse of the national currency, which has gone from 4.7 RON to 4.8 RON per euro, is worth 2 bani (the lowest subdivision of the Romanian currency, 100 bani equals 1 RON - e.n.), and presently it doesn't even reach that, said on Sunday Adrian Vasilescu, strategy consultant at the National Bank of Romania. "There is much talk these days.