Media in Romania

AGERPRES, at 131 years since establishment: Congratulations messages from partner news agencies

AGERPRES Romanian National News Agency celebrates 131 since establishment on 27 March.   Since 1889 until now, AGERPRES has broadcast millions of news items, documentary materials and photographs.   After 131 years since its first news item, AGERPRES has received congratulations messages from partner media organisations and news agencies.

Plan of measures announced by Gov't seems made to save banks, multinationals, not SMEs or population (transporters)

The plan of measures announced by the Government seems to be made to save banks or multinationals, certainly not Romanian companies, especially SMEs, or the population, the Confederation of Authorized Operators and Transporters of Romania (COTAR) representatives said, in a release, sent, on Monday, to AGERPRES.

Government: Launch of COVID-19 Official News online platform

The Government, through the Authority for the Digitization of Romania, and the non-governmental organization Code for Romania launched the online platform "COVID-19 Official News" ( and is working on several other such projects regarding responsible social conduct in preventing the spread of the novel coronavirus.

Man placed in quarantine in Busteni infected with novel coronavirus; 80 cases confirmed in Romania

A 26-year-old man from Prahova County, who was placed in quarantine in Busteni, is the 80th case of novel coronavirus infection in Romania, the Strategic Communication Group announced on Friday. The man returned on 12 March from Italy and entered quarantine the same day. He tested positive for COVID-19 at the "Matei Bals" Hospital.

Coronavirus/ Seven more persons infected; number of confirmed cases in Romania reaches 59

The Strategic Communication Group (GCS) announces on Thursday evening seven new cases of coronavirus, their number nationwide thus reaching 59. One of them is a man, aged 53, from Covasna, who is said to have come from Trentino, Italy, on March 8 and self-isolated at home, a contact with a positive case. The other six persons are from Hunedoara, GCS points out.