Florin Marin

GCS: Romania's COVID-19 case count at 68,046, death toll hits 2,904

As many as 1,415 new cases of people infected with SARS-CoV-2 were recorded since the last reporting, following national tests, so the total number of infected persons rose to 68,046, the Strategic Communication Group reported on Friday. These are cases that have not previously had a positive test, the GCS states.

GCS: 1,454 new cases of COVID-19 lately take total number to 66,631

As many as 1,454 new cases of people infected with SARS-CoV-2 have been recorded since the last report, following national tests, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS) announced on Thursday. These are cases that have not previously had a positive test, the GCS states. As of Thursday, 66,631 cases of people infected with the novel coronavirus had been confirmed in Romania.

LocalElections2020/ Bucharest Constituency Electoral Bureau approves USR PLUS Alliance founding protocol

The Bucharest Constituency Electoral Bureau unanimously approved the protocol for the creation of the USR PLUS Alliance in the Capital City and its sectors, USR PLUS said in a release. The Save Romania Union (USR) and the Liberty, Unity, Solidarity Party (PLUS) will run on joint lists for the Bucharest local sector councils and the city's General Council.

PM Orban says elections possible without increasing risk of spreading virus

Prime Minister Ludovic Orban said on Wednesday that the local elections set for September 27 could be held without increasing the risk of spreading the novel coronavirus and underlined that conducting the vote depends on the fairness of candidates and their supporters. "I believe that we can hold the elections without increasing the risk of spreading the virus.

GCS: Romania's SARS-CoV-2 case count rises by 1,415 to 65,177

The Strategic Communication Group (GCS) reports on Wednesday that 1,415 new cases of persons infected with SARS-CoV-2 were recorded over the previous update, following tests done at the national level. These are cases that had not previously tested positive, the GCS mentions. Until Tuesday, 65,177 cases of people infected with the novel coronavirus have been confirmed in Romania.

'August 10' rally case delayed by Supreme Court for a month due to exception of unconstitutionality

The request of the Directorate for Investigating Organised Crime and Terrorism (DIICOT) to reopen the investigation into the 'August 10' rally case will not reach the Bucharest Tribunal directly, but will be delayed at least a month at the Supreme Court for the resolution of an appeal for a referral request to the Constitutional Court.

This year's Romanian Navy Day celebrations move mainly online because of pandemic safety requirements

Due to the safety requirements imposed by the coronavirus pandemic, the Romanian Navy Day will be celebrated differently this year, with most of the events moving online, the Ministry of National Defense said in a release today.

CAB registers file sent by CNSAS requesting establishment of quality of Securitate collaborator of BNR Mugur Isarescu

The Bucharest Court of Appeal (CAB) registered the file sent by the National Council for the Study of Securitate [the communist-era political police] Archives (CNSAS) requesting the establishment of the "quality of Securitate collaborator" of the National Bank of Romania (BNR) Governor, Mugur Isarescu.

Tariceanu: I am for responsible normalcy, with Parliament in session almost permanently

Chairman of the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats (ALDE) Calin Popescu-Tariceanu called for the opening of hospitals, restaurants, stadiums and places of worship and for sacrificing the scheduled time for the holidays, proposing that Parliament remain in session almost permanently. "Yes, I am for a return to a responsible normalcy.

PM Orban: Gov't to approve resumption of certain activities, more relaxation measures as of June 15

The government will issue a decision to approve the resumption of certain activities and more relaxation measures starting with June 15, Prime Minister Ludovic Orban declared on Thursday. "At the meeting of the National Committee for Emergency Situations we have decided to propose for approval by government decision the resumption of certain activities and more relaxation measures.

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