Three more persons infected with the novel coronavirus died, with the death toll in Romania reaching 85, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS) informed on Wednesday. AGERPRES (RO - author: Roberto Stan; editor - Claudia Stanescu; EN - author: Cristina Zaharia, editor: Adina Panaitescu)
The Strategic Communication Group announces five more cases of infection with the novel coronavirus in Romania, the total number of infections nationwide reaching thus 44. The persons are five men, of 22, 30, 34, 36 and 57, who came from Italy on March 9 and were immediately placed in quarantine in Arad, says the same source.
President Iohannis on Wednesday asked the interinstitutional working group "to realistically analyse and assess" all the economic implications of COVID-19, at macroeconomic and sectoral levels. "I ask the working group to realistically analyse and assess all the implications of the COVID-19 at the macroeconomic and sectoral levels.
The Romanian Embassy in Rome is making efforts to identify and locate the Romanian citizens who were either transiting Italy or vacationing there and who have no possibilities to return home, informed the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
President Klaus Iohannis has stated on Wednesday that "people expect a recoil in economy" after the coronavirus crisis is over, adding that a plan of measures is in the making. "It's very clear, and this is something that I have also learned from the other European leaders, that people expect a recoil in the economy after the coronavirus crisis ends.
Prime Minister-interim Ludovic Orban on Tuesday asked the Minister of Health to come up with a quick plan to increase the number of epidemiologists, while underscoring that the risk of a coronavirus spread can be significantly mitigated if epidemiological investigations are being carried out faster.
A number of 25 persons have tested positive for coronavirus nationwide, five of whom are already healed, the Strategic Communication Group informed on Tuesday. "There is a total of 25 persons who tested positive for coronavirus (COVID-19) nationwide, up to this moment. Five of them are already healed. Today, eight more persons tested positive for the virus in Bucharest," said the same source.
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.
Romania voiced concern related to the humanitarian situation in the Idlib region in north-western Syria, with the only solution is this case being for the conflict to de-escalate, a political solution and not a military one, said the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Bogdan Aurescu, before the extraordinary meeting of the Foreign Affairs Council in Zagreb.
Three veteran women of the Warsaw Uprising of 1944 were decorated by the Custodian of the Romanian Crown Margareta during her visit to Poland. "The most touching moment of Her Majesty Margareta's visit to Poland occurred at the Warsaw Rising Museum.