President Assures Romanians, “No Total Lockdown” over Holidays

Romania’s President, Klaus Iohannis, has stated that there will not be any total lockdown now, or over the holidays, but that localised lockdowns may be set up in areas where the case numbers remain high.

COVID-19: Cluj County under new restrictions starting Oct 22

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.

ANNOUNCEMENT: Venues in Cluj to close from 12 Oct due to rise in COVID-19 Cases

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.

Restaurants to start serving indoors from September, after being closed since March 2020.

Romania’s Prime Minister, Ludovic Orban, has informed that restaurants in Romania, will be allowed to start serving indoors from September 1st, 2020, but must respect certain conditions.

CORONAVIRUS: Numbers start to increase in Romania with 36 deaths in one day.

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.