Razvan-Adrian Pandea

PM Citu: Work of ambulance service employees, true act of care and responsibility, example for us all

The work of ambulance service employees represents a true "act of care and responsibility", and they are "an example" for us all, said Prime Minister Florin Citu in a message sent, on Wednesday, on the occasion of the National Ambulance Day in Romania.

OG 2020 - Romania, gold in Tokyo in women's double sculls

Romania took its first gold medal at the Olympic Games in Tokyo, on Wednesday, in rowing, in women's double sculls, through Ancuta Bodnar and Simona Radis, who have won outright Final A at the Sea Forest Waterway. Bodnar and Radis, world vice champions (2019, Linz), led the race from start to end, winning with the time of 6 min 41 sec 03/100, setting the best Olympic time as well.

OG 2020 - David Popovici: I don't believe I lost medal, I believe I won 4th place

AGERPRES special correspondent Teodor Ciobanu reports: Fourth place in the 200 m freestyle event, at the Olympic Games in Tokyo, is an excellent result for a 16 year old swimmer, David Popovici, who has all the qualities of becoming a superstar at the pool, but yet there remains a shadow of regret that he did not profit from the opportunity and didn't take a bronze medal for only 2/100.

Two deaths in COVID-19 patients in past 24 hrs, death toll rises to 34,270

The Strategic Communication Group (GCS) reported on Monday that two deaths have been reported in patients infected with the SARS-CoV-2 virus in the past 24 hours. The people who died were admitted to hospitals in Constanta and Bucuresti, in the 60-69 years old and the 70-79 years old categories. Both patients had comorbidities. No prior deaths to the reference interval were reported.

OG2020 David Popovici: 4-5 month ago I wasn't even thinking of 200m freestyle Olympic final

AGERPRES special correspondent Teodor Ciobanu reports: Swimmer David Popovici, who won three gold medals and one silver medal at the European Junior Swimming Championships in Rome, a few weeks ago, managed a formidable performance in the seniors' events as well, at this Olympic Games debut in Tokyo, qualifying with the seventh fastest time in the 200m freestyle final.

Simone Tempestini wins special at European Rally Championship, first for Romanian motorsport

Simone Tempestini has recorded a new first for Romanian motorsports, the first special stage won in the European Rally Championship, on Sunday, in the Rally di Roma Capitale 2021, according to a release made public by the Romanian Federation for Motorsports. In 2016, Tempestini, an Italian who gained Romanian citizenship, became a Junior World Rally Champion.

As many as 16,502 people get the Covid jab in past 24 hours

As many as 16,502 people have received the coronavirus jab with either the Pfizer, Moderna, AstraZeneca or Johnson&Johnson vaccine in the past 24 hours, the National COVID Vaccination Coordination Committee (CNCAV) informs on Friday. As many as 11,099 people were given the priming shot and 5,403 received the booster shot.

Minister Ghinea: 1.9 billion euro will enter country from PNRR this year

The Minister of European Investments and Projects, Cristian Ghinea, claims that 1.9 billion euro of the National Plan for Recovery and Resilience (PNRR) will enter the country this year, in October-November, and payments for projects "will start immediately." "PSD [Social Democrat Party] is babbling again about the PNRR. 1.9 billion euro will enter country from the PNRR this year.

Patriarch Daniel, decorated by President Iohannis with the collar of the National Order of Star of Romania

The Patriarch of the Romanian Orthodox Church, Daniel, was decorated, on Thursday, by President Klaus Iohannis with the Grand Star with Collar of the National Order of the Star of Romania in a ceremony that took place at Cotroceni Palace.