Another patient who had been admitted to the Matei Bals hospital in a ward ravaged by fire on Friday has died, the Ministry of Health (MS) informed on Tuesday. "The Ministry of Health has been informed of a death among patients who were in ward V of the Matei Bals National Institute of Infectious Diseases in Bucharest during the fire of January 29 this year.
Prosecutor Alexandru Anghel with the Bucharest Tribunal said on Friday evening that it is possible there were two explosions of oxygen cylinders, after a fire broke out at the Matei Bals hospital. Anghel and head of the Bucharest Police Homicide Service Marian Mihoci gave first statements on Friday regarding the conduct of the investigation in this case.
At least five people died on Friday in the Matei Bals hospital for infectious diseases in Bucharest, one of the largest medical centres treating COVID-19 patients in Romania.
Over a hundred patients suffering from COVID-19, some of whom were connected to oxygen, were evacuated as a consequence, the Romanian news portal G4Media reported.
The two airports of Bucharest last year recorded air traffic of over 4.46 million passengers, down 69.7% compared to 2019, while aircraft movements decreased by 53.5%, totaling 67,696, the Bucharest Airports National Company announced on Thursday.
Bucharest, Jan 25 /Agerpres/ - Romexpo, the leader of Romania's trade fairs and exhibitions industry, launches #TTRVirtual, the first event in the 2021 exhibition calendar to take place on a digital platform, according to a release sent to AGERPRES on Monday.
Bucharest Prefect Traian Berbeceanu announced on Friday the decision taken by the Bucharest Municipal Committee for Emergency Situations to ease several restrictions imposed in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic, so that restaurants, bars and cafés will be allowed to operate between 6:00 and 21:00 at maximum 30 percent of capacity.
Two other cases of infection with the increased transmissibility SARS-CoV-2 variant were sequenced at the National Institute of Infectious Diseases "Matei Bals", informed the Ministry of Health, specifying that it recommended, on Friday, to the Bucharest City Emergency Management Committee (CMBSU) to postpone the decisions to relax the restrictions.
The Federation of the Romanian Jewish Communities (FCER) organized on Thursday an online commemorative event to pay tribute to the victims of the anti-Jewish legionary pogrom in Bucharest (January 21 - 23, 1941).
The Emergency Situations Committee of Bucharest could be convened in a meeting at the end of this week and could propose the adoption of a decision to relax the sanitary measures in the Capital, taking into account the decrease in the incidence of SARS-CoV-2 cases. "It is gladdening that today we had an incidence rate of 2.96 per thousand.
Bucharest general mayor, Nicusor Dan, declared, after a meeting with specialized companies in the field of thermal network construction, that there is a need for all those capable of working on the modernization of the Bucharest heating system. "We need all those capable on working on the modernization of this system.