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.

Parliament to overturn food market closure against Gov’s wishes

Romania’s Parliament plans to overturn a decision put in place by the government, to combat the spread of COVID-19, by amending an emergency ordinance on November 10th, to re-open food markets.

COVID-19: New Restrictions from Nov 9 2020

Romania’s president, Klaus Iohannis, announced new restrictions to combat the spread of COVID-19 infections, that will come into affect from November 9th 2020.

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.

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.