Prime Minister Florin Citu offered on Monday night his condolences to the families of the three Covid patients who died earlier in the day at the mobile Intensive Care Unit of the 'Victor Babes' Hospital in Bucharest, following a malfunction of the oxygen supply system.
The ventilators of the mobile Intensive Care Unit located on the grounds of the 'Victor Babes' Bucharest Hospital stopped working due to the rise of the oxygen pressure above the allowed limit; a technical investigation is underway into the causes of the failure, the Department for Emergency Situations (DSU) announced on Monday evening, following the death of three Covid patients at the respect
Head of the Department for Emergency Situations, Raed Arafat, announced today that three new mountain response bases will be created following the purchase, through the 'Vision 2020' project, of six light helicopters, three of which were handed over today.
President Klaus Iohannis warned on Monday that the COVID-19 epidemic has not peaked up in Romania yet, and that the country should not ease up on the measures taken so far, despite the number of cases being lower than in other countries. "It is clear: the epidemic has not peaked up.
Romania will send to Italy, in the Milan area, a team of 11 doctors and six nurses, President Klaus Iohannis announced on Monday. "I have decided (...) that Romania will send a team of doctors and nurses to Italy. They will go there to the Milan area. They will leave tomorrow [Tuesday] at the latest. A team of 11 doctors and six nurses," said Iohannis, at the Cotroceni Presidential Palace.
Romania's Interior Ministry (MAI) will get new medevac and search and rescue helicopters, according to a press statement released by the government on Monday.
More than 50 ticks were removed today from the head of a child in the Emergency Department of the University Hospital "Lozenets". The child walked with his parents in the South Park in the capital. This was reported to BTA by Dr. Dimitar Shandurkov, a doctor in the emergency department of Lozenets Hospital.
Emergency response teams rescued more than 11,000 people in about 430,000 missions conducted in 2018, according to an activity report released by the Department for Emergency Situations (DSU).
The government has convened in a meeting to analyse the measures taken by the authorities against an African swine fever outbreak that affects Romania.