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MOLDOVA

29,483

Total Cases

884

Total Deaths

20,556

Total Recovered

8,043

Total Active Cases

+6

New Deaths

+396

New Cases


via voanews08/14/2020

Strain of Islamic State Prisoners, Families Gnaws at Key Alliances - Voice of America

The struggle to make a future for thousands of captured Islamic State fighters and their families currently in makeshift prisons and overcrowded displaced persons camps across northeastern Syria may be starting to erode key partnerships in the fight against the terror group. Most of the burden for guarding and caring for these volatile populations has fallen to the U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces.

via kyivpost08/14/2020

Moldova identifies 362 COVID-19 cases in a day, 7 people die | KyivPost - Ukraine's Global Voice - Kyiv Post

CHISINAU – The number of coronavirus infection cases in Moldova increased by 362 in a day, the press service of the Ministry of Health, Labor and Social Security reported on August 14 evening. “Today 2,572 tests were handled, 1,990 of them primary tests. It turned out that 362 results were positive. Thus, the total number […]

via unfpa.org08/13/2020

Meeting the needs of older people through solidarity, empowerment and data - UNFPA News

CHIȘINĂU, Moldova/UNITED NATIONS, New York – Maria Roșca has been alone for months. The 73-year-old widow hasn’t left home since the COVID-19 lockdown began. “I keep the TV and the radio on to feel like I’m not alone in the house,” she told UNFPA. But her sense of isolation isn’t new – just exacerbated. Moldova has one of the highest emigration rates in Europe. Ms. Roșca’s daughter lives in Italy and her son in Russia. “My children can’t even come home to see me because the borders are closed due to the pandemic,” she explained.

via kyivpost08/11/2020

Number of COVID-19 cases in Moldova exceeds 28000 - Kyiv Post

CHISINAU – The number of coronavirus cases recorded in Moldova has exceeded 28,000, according to the official statistics presented by the press service for the Moldovan Health, Labor, and Social Protection Ministry on August 11 evening. “A total of 2,174 tests were processed on Tuesday, including 1,612 primary tests. The result was 382 positive tests. […]


via themedialine.org08/04/2020

Coronavirus Adds to Challenges Facing Foreign Workers in Israel - The Media Line

From Filipino caregivers to Thai agricultural workers to Palestinians in the construction industry, the coronavirus pandemic has added another layer of uncertainty to migrants in Israel already facing tremendous financial and social hardships, according to civil society organizations interviewed by The Media Line.

via forbes08/01/2020

Covid Travel Europe: Here’s Where You Must Show Negative Corona Test - Forbes

The need to show a negative coronavirus test on arriving or returning to European destinations is a growing trend, even sometimes for residents. Particularly as the summer season peaks, and Covid resurges. Sometimes a test is only required coming from hotspot regions within a country.

via thelancet07/29/2020

Observations of the global epidemiology of COVID-19 from the prepandemic period using web-based surveillance: a cross-sectional analysis - The Lancet

Cases with travel links to China, Italy, or Iran accounted for almost two-thirds of the first reported COVID-19 cases from affected countries. Among cases with age information available, most were among adults aged 18 years and older. Although there were many clusters of household transmission among early cases, clusters in occupational or community settings tended to be larger, supporting a possible role for physical distancing to slow the progression of SARS-CoV-2 spread.

via kyivpost08/14/2020

Moldova expects to import Russian coronavirus vaccine | KyivPost - Ukraine's Global Voice - Kyiv Post

CHISINAU – Moldova has officially requested that Russia provide information on its newly-registered coronavirus vaccine with a view to considering its import when it goes on the market, Moldovan President Igor Dodon said on August 14 on a program titled The President Answers, which is broadcast on social media on a weekly basis. “We’re maintaining […]

via kyivpost08/13/2020

Moldova records 390 new cases of COVID-19, 15 deaths | KyivPost - Ukraine's Global Voice - kyivpost.com

CHISINAU – Moldova’s tally of coronavirus cases has exceeded 29,000 with 390 new infections confirmed in the past 24 hours, according to official data presented by the country’s Health Ministry on Auust 13. “On Wednesday 2,215 tests were processed, of which 1,752 were first-time tests. As a result it transpired that 390 results are positive. […]


via kyivpost08/11/2020

Number of COVID-19 cases in Moldova exceeds 28000 | KyivPost - Ukraine's Global Voice - Kyiv Post

CHISINAU – The number of coronavirus cases recorded in Moldova has exceeded 28,000, according to the official statistics presented by the press service for the Moldovan Health, Labor, and Social Protection Ministry on August 11 evening. “A total of 2,174 tests were processed on Tuesday, including 1,612 primary tests. The result was 382 positive tests. […]

via emerging-europe08/09/2020

Czech beer's pandemic hangover: Elsewhere in emerging Europe - Emerging Europe

Our weekly digest of articles about emerging Europe published elsewhere this week, all of which caught our eye and all of which are well worth your time. Listing them here, however, does not necessarily mean that we agree with every word, nor do they necessarily reflect Emerging Europe’s editorial policy. — Huge hangover as Czech […]

via thecrimereport.org08/03/2020

'In Fraud We Trust': Feds Target Cyber Predator Group Active During COVID-19 - Crime Report

A software writer's guilty plea in Las Vegas on Friday to charges of RICO conspiracy for helping steal identities, payment cards, and other sensitive data highlights the massive losses incurred in cyberscams, which have increased in scope since the outbreak of COVID-19.

via finance.yahoo07/31/2020

Moldova, Government of -- Moody's affirms Moldova's B3 rating; outlook stable - Yahoo Finance

Moody's Investors Service, ("Moody's") has today affirmed the Government of Moldova's B3 long-term foreign and local currency issuer ratings. Moldova's long-term foreign currency bond and deposit ceilings remain unchanged at B2 and Caa1, respectively.

via eurekalert.org07/29/2020

The Lancet Infectious Diseases: Study reveals where first cases of COVID-19 outside China may have originated based on case travel histories - EurekAlert

''Our findings suggest that travel from just a few countries with substantial SARS-CoV-2 transmission may have seeded additional outbreaks around the world before the characterisation of COVID-19 as a pandemic on March 11, 2020'', says Dr Fatimah Dawood from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), USA, who co-led the research.


via kyivpost08/13/2020

Moldova records 390 new cases of COVID-19, 15 deaths - Kyiv Post

CHISINAU – Moldova’s tally of coronavirus cases has exceeded 29,000 with 390 new infections confirmed in the past 24 hours, according to official data presented by the country’s Health Ministry on Auust 13. “On Wednesday 2,215 tests were processed, of which 1,752 were first-time tests. As a result it transpired that 390 results are positive. […]

via voanews08/12/2020

CENTCOM Chief Warns of Resurgent IS Without Repatriation from Syrian Camps - Voice of America

The top U.S. general for military operations in the Middle East is warning of a potential Islamic State resurgence should the international community not act quickly to repatriate and deradicalize former members and supporters of the terror group who are in Syrian camps.  “We’re buying ourselves a strategic problem 10 years down the road, 15 years down the road, and we’re going to do this all over again. I would prefer to avoid that,” General Kenneth “Frank” McKenzie, commander of U.S. Central Command (CENTCOM), said during an online forum Wednesday hosted by the U.S.

via sfchronicle08/11/2020

Behind the Beirut blast: the perils of abandoned ships and cargo - San Francisco Chronicle

That the owner of the Rhosus in Beirut could disavow his duties so easily is partly a consequence of the distinctly transient and transnational nature of the industry. Port officials globally have a tough time preventing the abandonment of ships or seafarers partly because of the opaque way that the shipping industry polices itself.

via emerging-europe08/06/2020

Spotify is now available everywhere in emerging Europe, but local artists and labels have a lot of catching up to do - Emerging Europe

Spotify, one of the largest and most popular music streaming services in the world, is finally available across all of emerging Europe. With the recent addition of Albania, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Kazakhstan, Kosovo, Moldova, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Serbia, Slovenia, and Ukraine, industry stakeholders in the region expect new opportunities, but also new challenges. […]

via schengenvisainfo08/03/2020

Bulgaria Permits Citizens of Ukraine and Jordan Enter Country Without a PCR Test - SchengenVisaInfo.com

Authorities in Bulgaria have decided to allow the citizens of Ukraine and Jordan to enter without the need to take a PCR test, Bulgaria’s government has announced. Bulgaria’s views regarding Ukraine, on the matter, have changed, as last week the country’s government announced that citizens coming from Ukraine must show a negative result of PCR […]

via schengenvisainfo07/30/2020

Bulgaria Changes Entry Rules for Arrivals From Some European Countries - SchengenVisaInfo.com

Bulgaria may permit entry for tourists coming from Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, North Macedonia, Montenegro, Moldova, Serbia, Israel and Kuwait provided that they show a negative result of Coronavirus test, not older than 72 hours, Bulgaria’s Health Ministry announced. Citizens of Ukraine will be required to present a negative PCR test from July 30, […]