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26-Jan-2021 Latest from Romania: The number of new infections was 2,877 compared to 1,551 yesterday; deaths were 97 compared to 65 yesterday; and the number in ICU is 1,002 compared to 1,017 yesterday.

26-Jan-2021 The official count worldwide has now passed 100 million confirmed cases.

26-Jan-2021 Delays in Covid-19 vaccine deliveries and uncertainties about the prospects of yet-to-be-approved shots mean Europe is unlikely to have inoculated a substantial portion of its population by the summer, raising the specter of many more months of lockdowns and other restrictions.

26-Jan-2021 The United States reported a 21% drop in new cases of COVID-19 last week, as all but one state reported declines in new infections, and the number of coronavirus patients in hospitals also fell.

26-Jan-2021 Moderna is tweaking its coronavirus vaccine to make it more effective against emerging variants of the virus, the company announced Monday. The upgrades will be designed to better protect against the different strains and could be used as a booster shot.

26-Jan-2021 One in eight people who have had Covid-19 are diagnosed with their first psychiatric or neurological illness within six months of testing positive for the virus, a new analysis suggests. Some studies show the proportion to be even larger.

25-Jan-2021 Latest from Romania: The number of new infections was 1,551 compared to 1,816 yesterday; deaths were 65 compared to 54 yesterday; and the number in ICU is 1,017 compared to 1,020 yesterday.

25-Jan-2021 The number of coronavirus cases worldwide has passed 99 million, according to Johns Hopkins University, as the total moves rapidly towards 100 million people infected with Covid-19 in just over a year.

25-Jan-2021 The ongoing coronavirus crisis has made getting a good night’s rest significantly harder. Some experts even have a term for it: ‘coronasomnia’ or ‘Covid-somnia’. This is the phenomenon that’s hit people all over the world as they experience insomnia linked to the stress of life during Covid-19. Daily routines and environments have been disrupted, making it hard to keep the circadian rhythm intact.

25-Jan-2021 In a bit of good news: Eleven workers trapped for two weeks inside a Chinese gold mine were brought safely to the surface on Sunday, two weeks earlier than originally projected.

25-Jan-2021 President Joe Biden on Monday will reinstate the Covid-19 travel restrictions on non-US citizens who have been in Brazil, Ireland, the United Kingdom, and much of Europe, a White House official confirmed Sunday. Biden will also extend the restrictions to travelers who have recently been to South Africa, the official said.

25-Jan-2021 The emergence of new SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus mutations detected in the UK, South Africa and Brazil is equivalent to the beginning of a new epidemic, this “diabolical” virus being able to find ways to circumvent new treatment methods, says the chief scientific adviser of the Government of Paris, Jean-François Delfraissy.

25-Jan-2021 France needs to enter into a third lockdown because of the spread of new coronavirus variants in the country, the government’s top medical adviser on Covid-19 policy stated.


Statistics for Romania


Week Ending 23-Jan-2021



10,269 new cases on November 18th
213 deaths on December 8th
1,299 ICU beds in use on December 11th
43.8% infection rate on November 16th



Total new cases last week:  17,706. This number continues to decrease dramatically.

Total cases for december were 156,901; November were 234,023; October were 113,767.



Total deaths last week: 558. This number is slightly lower than last week.

Total deaths for December were 4,436; November were  4,363; October were 2,143.