December 8 Chisinau News
Boris Harrea, a public relations adviser to the Prime Minister of Moldova, said on the 8th that Prime Minister Jan Kiku of Moldova was diagnosed with the novel coronavirus.
Halle Adam later posted on social media that Kiku was tested for the novel coronavirus after showing typical symptoms. Kiku will continue to perform the duties of prime minister remotely.
According to local media reports, Kiku attended a regular working meeting with current President Dodong and Speaker Greciani on the 7th.
According to the epidemic statistics released by the Moldovan Ministry of Health on the 8th, there have been 1,709 new confirmed cases in the country in the past 24 hours, with a total of 119,204 confirmed cases; 22 new deaths, with a total of 2,460 deaths; and 288 severe cases are now.
Previously, several cabinet members, including the Minister of the Interior and the Minister of Health, were diagnosed with the novel coronavirus. In order to contain the coronavirus epidemic, Moldova has entered a public health emergency since November 30 and will end it on January 15 next year.