Two Romanians are suspected of contamination with the new coronavirus
Two Romanians are suspected of contamination with the new coronavirus, which comes from the Chinese city of Wuhan. One is living in Spain and the other in Italy, where the government has today declared a state of emergency to accelerate the fight against the new type of virus. RRA correspondent, Elena Postelnicu:
Reporter: From this hour, air traffic between Italy and China is suspended. The passengers of the last six flights, which landed at Fiumicino, Rome and Malpensa Milan international airports, underwent very drastic medical checks. The ports do not close, but the controls will be more rigorous. Less than 24 hours after the first two cases were detected in Italy – a couple of Chinese tourists aged 66 and 67 – respectively, the Rome government has decreed a six-month emergency to accelerate the fight against the new type of coronavirus. and to avoid possible contagion of the population. In addition to the two confirmed cases, there is also a Romanian worker with flu symptoms, compatible with those caused by the coronavirus, but only after the results of the analyzes can a diagnosis be made. According to the hotel owner, the Romanian would not have come in direct contact with tourists.
The second Romanian who is in Spain has recently come from China and now awaits the results of the analyzes.
The procedure for registering the Roşia Montană site on the list of UNESCO World Heritage will be resumed
The Minister of Culture, Bogdan Gheorghiu, announces that the procedure for registering the Roşia Montană site will be resumed on the list of UNESCO World Heritage – reports Radio Romania News reporter Andrei Şerban. The notification will be filed today, for the file to be discussed at this summer’s World Heritage Committee meeting in China. According to a press release, this topic is a priority assumed through the PNL governance program and a duty of the Ministry of Culture to defend the national cultural heritage.
Tiberiu Uşeriu traveled 52 km from the 49 km route of the Yukon Arctic Ultra competition
Romanian ultramarathoner Tiberiu Uşeriu has traveled 52 km so far from the 490 km route of the Yukon Arctic Ultra competition. He is currently in the seventh place of this competition from the Polar Circle, to which almost 300 athletes have registered. According to the organizers, the first part of the route is the hardest, because the snow and the athletes go hard, pulling after them the 30 kg sled. Tomorrow, temperatures will drop to minus 39 degrees. It is for the second time that Tiberiu Uşeriu participates in this race. Last year he was forced to give up, because his legs were frozen. Before this competition, the Romanian won three times in a row, another race, also at the Polar Circle, named 6633 Arctic Ultra, was sent to us by RRA correspondent, Cristiana Sabău./aboboc
Adelina Boboc – RADOR