A number of 244 new cases of people infected with SARS-CoV-2 have been recorded in the last 24 hours, with 28,329 tests performed, the Strategic Communication Group reported on Thursday. These are cases that have not previously had a positive test.
Team Romania, coordinated Professor Sebastian Popescu of the Faculty of Physics of the Alexandru Ioan Cuza University (UAIC) in Iasi, won three gold and two silver medals at the International Physics Olympiad 2021.
Tennis player Simona Halep, world number 10, said on Thursday morning, before leaving for Canada to compete in the National Bank Open 2021 tournament, that she has recovered from a torn muscle, adding that the recent past, when she had to retire from Roland Garros, Wimbledon and the Olympics, was the hardest in her career. "Anything is possible in such an injury.
President Klaus Iohannis rode his bicycle to work at the Cotroceni Presidential Palace on Thursday morning. He did the same in April, when he joined a "Green Friday" campaign. "Our cities are overcrowded, especially during rush hours, when people go to work or come from work.
As many as 271 new cases of people infected with SARS-CoV-2 in Romania were recorded in the last 24 hours following 29,748 tests nationwide, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS), the official novel coronavirus communication task force, reported on Wednesday. These are cases of patients that have not previously tested positive.
Romania's Foreign Ministry (MAE) has reported that a Romanian national, a sailor on a ship in the port of Vassilikos, Cyprus, has been detained by the Cypriot authorities. According to a MAE press statement, the Romanian Embassy in Nicosia was notified on Tuesday about this fact.
President Klaus Iohannis visited the Comana Natural Park on Wednesday, underscoring the importance of actions to combat climate change, as well as the need to protect the environment. "We need to be aware of the utmost importance of actions to combat climate change, and at the same time we have to protect the environment.
AGERPRES special correspondent to Tokyo, Japan, Teodor Ciobanu, reports: Romanian wrestler Andreea Beatrice Ana will enter the women's Olympic wrestling competition on Thursday at the Tokyo Olympic Games against Vanesa Kaladzinskaya of Belarus, in the 1/8 final of the women's freestyle 53kg event .
Romanian athlete Alexandru Mihaita Novac advanced to the final of the men's javelin throw event on Wednesday at the Olympic Games in Tokyo, with a throw of 83.27 metres. Novac managed to throw the spear 83.27 m in his first attempt, his best performance this season, finishing fourth in Group A and seventh overall. In qualification, Indian Neeraj Chopra had the best throw, 86.65 metres.
Romania's Foreign Minister Bogdan Aurescu on Tuesday had a telephone conversation with the High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Josep Borrell, regarding the attack on the ship Mercer Street, a conversation initiated by Aurescu in continuation of the political and diplomatic steps undertaken by Romania so far.