Andreea Rotaru

Foreign Ministry announces change of US air travel requirements in light of pandemic

All US-bound air travelers are required to present upon boarding a negative COVID-19 test taken no more than 72 hours (3 days) before arrival to the US; both molecular and antigen tests are accepted, Romania's Foreign Ministry said in a release on the new measures announced by the American authorities regarding the requirements for entering the US in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic.

JusMin says not obsessing over undoing court section, not feather in his cap

Justice Minister Stelian Ion said on Thursday evening that he does not obsess over undoing the court section for investigation of judicial crimes (SIIJ), adding that he will not turn the issue into a feather in his cap. "Know that I have not turned and I will not turn it into a feather in my cap, and I do not obsess over it.

Bucharest Emergency Situations Committee could decide relaxation of anti-COVID measures late this week

The Emergency Situations Committee of Bucharest could be convened in a meeting at the end of this week and could propose the adoption of a decision to relax the sanitary measures in the Capital, taking into account the decrease in the incidence of SARS-CoV-2 cases. "It is gladdening that today we had an incidence rate of 2.96 per thousand.

NATO's Geoana: Looking forward to working with new US administration

An internally united America at home and involved in NATO, Europe and the world is a guarantee for our shared peace, democracy, security and prosperity, says Mircea Geoana, Deputy Secretary General of the North Atlantic Alliance. "Joe Biden becomes the 46th president of the United States, after an inauguration ceremony and a speech worthy of the world's first democracy.

GCS: Romania's SARS-CoV-2 case count up by 3,353; tests performed in last 24 hours - over 31,000

As many as 3,353 new cases of people infected with SARS-CoV-2 in Romania were recorded in the last 24 hours following more than 31,000 tests nationwide, of which 25,626 RT-PCR tests and 5,453 rapid antigen tests, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS), the official novel coronavirus communication task force, reported on Friday.

Emergency Committee adopts proposal for 30-day extension of state of alert

The National Committee for Emergency Situations adopted on Monday the decision regarding the 30-day extension, starting January 13, of the state of alert in Romania as well as of the specific measures to prevent the spread of the SARS-CoV-2 infection that have been in force until now. The decision will be submitted to the government for approval in Tuesday's meeting.