The Institution of the Prefect for Cluj County (Instituția Prefectului – Județul Cluj) has announced new restrictions following the continued increase of COVID-19 cases in Cluj over the past few days. The county has now entered the “Red Zone”, and with this, come a number of restrictions, including the obligation to wear a mask in all public spaces.
Due to the fact that the number of COVID-19 cases continue to increase in Cluj, the Cluj County Committee for Emergency Situations (Comitetul Județean pentru Situații de Urgență Cluj), have announced that venues across the county will be closed from October 12th, for a minimum of 10 days and until the amount of cases drops to be low 1.5/1000.
On July 21st, Romania record the record high of 36 deaths, attributed to COVID-19, which is the highest number since the pandemic hit the country, on July 22nd, this figure was still quite high, at 27 recorded deaths. However, the number which appears to have started to indicate a concerning increase, is the number of reported cases. On July 22nd, Romania recorded 1,030 new cases, up from 994 new cases on the 21st and 681 new cases on 20th.