Claudia Stanescu

COVID-19 vaccination campaign: 32,325 people immunised in last 24 hours, 13,365 with first dose

Romania's National COVID-19 Vaccination Coordination Committee (CNCAV) has reported that in the last 24 hours, 32,325 doses of vaccine were administered, of which 21,911 doses of the Pfizer vaccine, 1,828 of the Moderna vaccine, 1,366 of the AstraZeneca vaccine and 7,220 of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine, according to data provided on Friday by the National Public Health Institute (INSP) on

140th anniversary of Romanian-Spanish diplomatic ties celebrated in Bucharest

Romanian and Spanish officials, representatives of the Cervantes Institute, as well as diplomats, historians, army staff, researchers and experts on Tuesday attended in the Marble Hall of the Palace of the National Military Club in Bucharest a roundtable conference on the 140th anniversary of Romanian-Spanish diplomatic ties.

Andrei Baciu: We are on schedule with the implementation of the digital green certificate on July 1

Romania is on schedule with the procedures for implementing the digital green certificate on July 1, the Secretary of State in the Ministry of Health Andrei Baciu said on Tuesday. "We are on schedule for the objective assumed on July 1.

Activity halted at 11 COVID-19 vaccination centres, hours cut at 127

Chairman of Romania's National COVID-19 Vaccination Coordination Committee (CNCAV) Valeriu Gheorghita said on Tuesday that activity at 11 immunisation centres will be temporarily halted, the open hours at 127 more will be cut and 70 vaccination rooms were closed because in about 45% of the cases the centres were used at less than half capacity.

New batch of Vaxzevria COVID-19 vaccine expected in Romania on June 15

A new batch of 167,200 doses of the Vaxzevria COVID-19 vaccine made by AstraZeneca will arrive in Romania on June 15 at the Cantacuzino National Institute for Military Medicine Research and Development, according to the National COVID-19 Vaccination Coordinating Committee (CNCAV). Shipment is provided by the manufacturing company, and the vaccine doses will be brought to Bucharest by land.

Romania reaches required PISA standards

Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) pretesting ended the other day, and the final result of Romania's participation is 94.69%, said on Thursday Education Minister Sorin Cimpeanu, who underlined the importance of international comparative evaluations, specifying that 4 million lei have been allocated this year to support these studies.

CCR rules special Section for Judicial Crimes is constitutional, offers interpretation of CJEU relevant decision

The Constitutional Court of Romania (CCR) rejected today several constitutional challenges to Law No. 304/2004 on judicial organization and also unanimously quashed challenges to several articles in OUG No. 90/2018 on specific measures for rendering operational the Section for the Investigation of Judicial Crimes (SIIJ).

PM Citu: CVM report, positive for Romania, we must rapidly correct PSD's legislative errors

Prime Minister Florin Citu maintains that the Cooperation and Verification Mechanism (CVM) report published on Tuesday by the European Commission is a "positive" one for Romania, and the governing coalition must correct as rapidly as possible "the legislative errors knowingly committed by the PSD." "The CVM report published today is a positive one for Romania.