The minelayer Vice Admiral Constantin Balescu (PM-274), with a detachment of combat divers on board, is departing on Thursday, from the military port of Constanta, to take part in the EUNAVFOR MED Irini operation, in the Mediterranean Sea, between October 1 - December 31.
The 105th anniversary of the establishment of the Anti-Air Rockets and Artillery branch will be marked on Tuesday through a ceremony organized at the Brigadier Ion Bungescu National Center for Anti-Air Defence in Capu Midia.
A total of 4,571 doses of Pfizer, Moderna, AstraZeneca, and Johnson&Johnson vaccines have been administered in the past 24 hours, of which 3,148 represented the first dose and 1,423 - the second dose, according to a report on Sunday of the National Committee for the Coordination of Vaccination Activities (CNCAV) against COVID-19.
Prime Minister Florin Citu on Sunday said, during a videoconference with the prefects and the DSPs (Public Health Directorates) representatives, that he wants face to face physical presence in schools this year, and that the safety of the children must remain the most important, mentioning that the established rules are necessary.
A number of 2,255 new cases of people infected with SARS-CoV-2 have been recorded in the past 24 hours, being performed over 33,000 tests, the Strategic Communication Group reported on Sunday. These are cases that have not previously had a positive test.
The government adopted on Friday the emergency ordinance (OUG) for the approval of the Anghel Saligny National Investment Programme, Prime Minister Florin Citu announced.
The National Committee for Emergency Situations (CNSU) updated on Thursday the list of countries with high epidemiological risk. According to CNSU, Serbia, Estonia, Albania, Tunisia, Mauritius, Jamaica, Lebanon, Palestine, Belize, Antigua and Barbuda, Suriname and Brunei Darussalam have entered the red zone.
Co-Chairman of the Save Romania Union - Freedom, Unity, and Solidarity Party (USR PLUS) Dacian Ciolos considers that a Prime Minister who sacks the Justice Minister for not putting the seal of approval on a legislative project the Premier is pushing for and appoints an interim who approves the same project "under which his own party gets 10 billion euros" has "huge integrity issues".
Prime Minister Florin Citu announced this evening that he sent President Klaus Iohannis the request for the dismissal of Justice Minister Stelian Ion from the USR PLUS junior coalition partner. "I took a necessary decision. A few minutes ago I sent the President of Romania the request for the removal from office of Justice Minister Stelian Ion," PM Citu said.
A total of 7,987 doses of Pfizer, Moderna, AstraZeneca and Johnson & Johnson vaccines have been administered in the past 24 hours, of which 4,737 representing the first dose and 3,250 the second dose, according to a report released by the National Committee for the Coordination of Activities on Vaccination against COVID-19 (CNCAV) on Sunday.