Wednesday, August 12-th

The Health Minister stated that in the first quarter of next year anti-COVID vaccines will be available on the market

In the first quarter of next year we will have anti-COVID vaccines on the market, according to the Health Minister, Nelu Tătaru. He specified that, out of the 10 million doses of serum requested by Romania, the elderly, medical staff, as well as all those who have other diseases and related pathologies will be immunized. Regarding the treatment with Remdesivir, Nelu Tătaru said that the first tranche of 7.000 doses came to the country. A new batch of 10.000 is expected next month and the remaining 8.000 will arrive in October. The drug will be administered to 4.000 patients, with standard five-day treatment./opopescu

Over 1.000 more cases of coronavirus infection in Romania

A short time ago, the authorities announced another 1.415 cases of coronavirus infection after over 22.000 tests, the total in our country exceeding 65.000. The most infections in the last 24 hours were registered in Bucharest, Vaslui and Argeş. 43 deaths were also reported, the total number being now 2.807. 485 patients are hospitalized in Intensive Care units. More than 31.000 people have been declared cured. //opopescu

The International Independent Film Festival „Anonymous” starts tonight at Sfântu Gheorghe, in the Danube Delta

The International Independent Film Festival „Anonymous” starts tonight at Sfântu Gheorghe, in the Danube Delta. The opening gala of the event will be followed by the screening of the film „The Father”, with Anthony Hopkins and Olivia Colma. The production represents the debut in the fiction feature of Florian Zeller, who confessed that it is a personal film, inspired by the story of his grandmother who began suffering from dementia when he was 15 years old. The 17-th edition of the „Anonymous” Festival will last until August 16-th, exclusively in open air, with a maximum number of 400 participants in each screening – the organizers wrote on the event’s website./opopescu

Ovidiu Popescu -RADOR