President Klaus Iohannis said on Friday, after being given the vaccine against COVID-19, that it is a "safe" one, stressing that immunization and compliance with restrictive measures "will get us out" of the pandemic. "It is a simple procedure, it does not hurt and I want to emphasize that this vaccine is safe, effective and I recommend vaccination to everyone.
The second stage of the COVID-19 vaccination campaign starts on Friday for the population most at risk from COVID-19 and the employees who carry out activities in key, essential areas. President Klaus Iohannis is to be vaccinated publicly later today.
"This year, on January 15, we celebrate a sad day of national culture. First of all, because of this plague that brought us to our knees, closed our halls of performances, exhibitions, libraries, archives, libraries.
On Thursday, Dacia presented the concept of a 4.6 meter long SUV model, which foreshadows the solution for a C-segment vehicle at the affordable price of a lower segment model. According to a statement from the car manufacturer, the Bigster concept incorporates the values of simplicity and authenticity specific to the Dacia brand.
For the 2021 budget blueprint, the government examines the situation of bonuses in the public sector to see which of them are justified, Prime Minister Florin Citu declared on Thursday, announcing also that the Wage Law would undergo amendments for inequities in the public system to be ironed out.
The annual inflation rate remained stable at 2.1% in December last year as food prices rose by 3.24%, services by 2.69%, and non-food goods by 1.01%, according to data published on Thursday by the National Institute of Statistics (INS). "Consumer prices in December 2020, compared to December 2019, increased by 2.1%.
Romania's COVID-19 death toll hit 16,969 following another 88 coronavirus-related fatalities in the past 24 hours, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS) informs today. Of these, one death was in the 30 - 39 years age range, seven were in the 50 - 59 age range, 24 in the 60 - 69 age range, 39 fatalities were in the 70 - 79 age range and 17 in the 80+ age group.
President Klaus Iohannis sent today to Justice Minister Stelian Ion the request for the start of the criminal investigation of former Prime Minister and former Senate Chairman Calin Popescu-Tariceanu.
The average gross nominal earnings in November were 5,565 lei, by 113 lei (+ 2.1%) higher than in October 2020, while the average net nominal value rose to 3,411 lei, on the increase compared to the previous month, by 68 lei (+ 2%), according to data published on Wednesday by the National Institute of Statistics (INS).
The minimum wage will be indexed on Wednesday, in the Government meeting, by 3.1%, namely 70 lei gross, and the pensions will be increased this year at least by the inflation rate, Minister of Labor Raluca Turcan told private broadcaster Digi 24 Tuesday evening.