Georgiana Tanasescu

Mountain rescuers receive 80 emergency callouts in the past 24 hours

The national dispatch center of the 'Salvamont' Mountain Rescue Association received more than 80 callouts for emergency intervention in the last 24 hours. "A tough day for the mountain rescuers across the country as they were called out to a concerningly high number of incidents.

Protests in Washington/ MAE - Twitter Message: Capitol Hill violence disquieting and unacceptable

The Romanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MAE) sent a message on Twitter on Wednesday night in the context of the protests in Washington, showing that "Capitol Hill violence is disquieting and unacceptable." "The violence on Capitol Hill in Washington DC is disquieting and unacceptable.

Education Ministry to hold consultations with representatives of students, parents and teachers on reopening of schools

The Ministry of Education announces that this week it will hold consultations with representatives of pupils, students, parents and teachers to analyze the measures required both for the reopening of schools and in terms of compensating for the losses suffered by the education system during the health crisis.

MAE: Negative result from a PCR test needed when entering Turkey, to avoid quarantine

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs informs Romanian citizens who are, transit or intend to travel to Turkey that, according to the data sent by the local authorities, the persons who will arrive starting with December 28, by air, and from 30 December, by road, rail and sea, will have to present a molecular test (PCR) with a negative result for SARS-CoV-2 virus infection, performed a maximum of 72

GCS: 1,387 new cases of COVID-19 infections; 4,352 tests carried out in the past 24 hours

A number of 1,387 new cases of people infected with SARS-CoV-2 have been recorded in the past 24 hours, following the performance of 4,352 tests at the national level, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS) reported on Saturday. These are cases that have not previously had a positive test, says GCS.

Defense Minister Nicolae Ciuca appointed caretaker Prime Minister

President Klaus Iohannis signed today the decree acknowledging Ludovic Orban's resignation as Prime Minister and the one appointing Defense Minister Nicolae Ciuca as caretaker Prime Minister. "The President of Romania, Mr. Klaus Iohannis, took note of the resignation of Mr. Ludovic Orban from the position of Prime Minister of Romania.