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Four people died, 89 new cases of infection confirmed

A total of 10.032 confirmed cases of COVID-19 were registered in the Republic of Serbia by 3 pm on May 9, 2020.
Since the last report, samples of 5.728 people have been tested, out of which - 89 are positive. 1.437 patients were hospitalized.
There are a total of 43 patients on respirators.
A total of 134.533 people were tested in the Republic of Serbia.

Greek Hotels Want Easier Access for Tourists through Bulgaria

Greek hoteliers are offering the government special measures to ensure easier access for tourists through Bulgarian border crossings, BNR reports, quoted by novinite.bg.

Within days, the government will adopt a final framework for ferry travel, strictly following the social distance measures.

Bulgaria Asks Committee on Resolving Historical Issues with North Macedonia

Bulgaria's Foreign Minister Ekaterina Zaharieva has asked the Committee on resolving historical issues between Bulgaria and North Macedonia to resume work, albeit remotely. Recently, there have been over 100 publications about Bulgaria in North Macedonia. The anti-Bulgarian theme is present in the pre-election situation in the country.

The Cabinet Allocates nearly BGN 1.5 Million in Aid to 12 Countries and UNICEF for the Fight against COVID-19

The Council of Ministers has allocated BGN 860 568 to international organizations with a leading role in the fight against COVID-19. These include the International Committee of the Red Cross, the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, UNICEF and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees.

PM Orban: We test depending on needs and based on protocol established by WHO

Testing for COVID-19 has been done in Romania "depending on the needs and based on the protocol that was established at the WHO level", Prime Minister Ludovic Orban said on Monday, adding that our country is "at the bottom of the ranking, compared to developed countries," with a death rate recorded in Romania of 4.1 per 1,000 people.

ForMin Aurescu, Polish counterpart Czaputowicz discuss consultations with Turkey, aid for Moldova

Foreign Affairs Minister Bogdan Aurescu had a telephone conversation on Monday with Polish Foreign Affairs Minister Jacek Czaputowicz, during which the two officials discussed about the consultations in a trilateral format Poland-Romania-Turkey and Romania's aid granted to the Republic of Moldova in the context of the COVID-19 epidemic.

28 coronavirus-infected Romanian workers in Netherlands' Gelderland province

The Foreign Affairs Ministry has taken self-action through the Romanian Embassy in The Hague following reports published on Sunday in the local media about several people in the Dutch province of Gelderland, 28 Romanian citizens included, having tested positive for SARS-CoV-2. According to preliminary data obtained from the employer, the 28 Romanians have been quarantined.

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