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MAE: 85 Romanian citizens, seasonal workers in Germany positive for COVID-19; they are asymptomatic

The Foreign Affairs Ministry (MAE) conveyed on Wednesday that 85 Romanian citizens working at a farm in Bavaria tested positive for the novel coronavirus infection between 28 May and 11 June. They are asymptomatic and currently placed in quarantine.

Informal meeting of EU foreign affairs ministers; Aurescu underscores importance of strengthening Transatlantic relation

Minister of Foreign Affairs Bogdan Aurescu on Monday participated in the informal meeting of the ministers of foreign affairs from the European Union member states, carried out in videoconference system, with the participation of the US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo.

GCS: SARS-CoV-2 case count rises by 320 to 21,999, death toll up by 16

Another 320 cases of people infected with the new coronavirus have been registered in Romania since the last update, taking the total to 21,999 cases, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS) announced on Sunday. In the last 24 hours, according to the GCS, 16 deaths have been recorded. A number of 165 patients are admitted to intensive care units.

Senior official Neculaescu attends EaP COVID-19 pandemic meeting

Senior strategic affairs official with Romania's Foreign Ministry (MAE) Dan Neculaescu participated on Thursday in a virtual ministerial meeting on the Eastern Partnership (EaP) that focused on EU support measures amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, as well as the current challenges in terms of misinformation.

Defense Ministry team back home on Wednesday from medical support mission to Alabama

The Defense Ministry's specialized medical team that has been on a two-week mission to the state of Alabama, providing critical COVID-19 support to the authorities, will return to the country on Wednesday, the Ministry of National Defense said.

Iohannis on World Environment Day: We have to stop illegal logging

In a message on June 5, World Environment Day, President Klaus Iohannis is sounding the alarm over illegal logging in Romania, urging all citizens to participate in reforestation programmes. "We must put an end to illicit logging and get all involved in Romania's national reforestation programmes!