Geography of Romania

52th coronavirus infection confirmed in Romania

A 21-year-old man and a 33-year-old woman are the latest cases of infection with the novel coronavirus, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS) informed on Thursday. According to the quoted source, the man from Mures county who works as a truck driver, had traveled to Italy between 4 and 6 March. On 10 March he called the 112 emergency number accusing symptoms fitting the case definition.

'Superhombre' documentary, AGERPRES 'Nature in Pictures' photo exhibition featured in opening of Alpin Film Festival

The fifth edition of the Alpin Film Festival opened on Tuesday evening to a packed audience in the great hall of the Transylvania University of Brasov; the opening gala featured the documentary film 'Superhombre' (directors Mircea Gherase and Lucian Mirian), which provides an insight into the life of Timisoara-born climber Horia Colibasanu, and was preceded by the opening of the exhibition of t

Education&Research Ministry: 16,063 pupils countrywide, affected by flu-triggered suspension of classes

The partial or integral suspension of classes in several education units in the country due to the flu is currently affecting 16,063 pupils, announced, on Friday, the Ministry of Education and Research. According to the ministry, this figure does not represent the number of ill children.

Twenty-two national roads closed, 35 trains halted, all flights on at Otopeni

Dismissed Transport Minister Lucian Bode said on Thursday that 22 national roads are closed in Romania, most of them located in the south-eastern parts of the country, there is traffic jamming on four national roads, and 35 trains are halted. The Bucharest subway is operating normally. "At 08:00hrs the code red was lifted.

President Iohannis convenes parliamentary parties for consultations

President Klaus Iohannis has announced that he will convene on Thursday the parliamentary political parties for consultations at the Cotroceni Presidential Palace for the appointment of a new prime minister. "It takes a few political steps. I will convene the parliamentary parties at a consultation session that starts tomorrow [ed.n - Thursday] at 12:00 hrs.

Ministry of Education: 6,309 pupils countrywide, affected by suspension of courses

The partial or integral suspension of classes in several education units in the country due to the flu is affecting, currently, 6,309 pupils, announced, on Tuesday, the Ministry of Education and Research. According to the quoted source, this figure does not represent the number of ill children.

PM Orban: There are two greater piorities for Gov't: Unirii motorway and Sibiu-Pitesti motorway

The construction of the Iasi-Targu Mures and Sibiu-Pitesti motorways are two of the Government's greater priorities, Prime Minister Ludovic Orban said in Iasi on Friday. Attending the events dedicated to the Unification of the Romanian Principalities, the head of the Executive showed that both motorways "are fundamental to ensure the connection between the historical provinces".

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