Cristina Zaharia

GCS: 244 new cases of coronavirus infection; more than 28,300 tests performed in past 24hrs

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.

Halep: I've recovered from injury; it was the hardest time in my career

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.

Romania's COVID-19 daily case count rises by 271; tests performed in last 24 hours: over 29,700

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.

Romanian national detained in Cyprus; family, employer apply for consular assistance

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 Iohannis: We must be aware of the utmost importance of actions to combat climate change

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.

Olympics 2020: Romania's Ana to meet Belarusian Kaladzinskaya in women's freestyle 53 kg wrestling event

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 .

Olympics 2020: Romania's Novac advances to men's javelin throw final

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.

In conversation with EU's Borell, ForMin Aurescu pleads for EU solidarity in case of attack on Mercer Street

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.