The Romanian National Committee for Emergency Situations decided yesterday to extend the state of alert status by additional 30 days, starting with October 15. The Committee also decided additional measures that will be applied against the recent alarming increase in the number of COVID-19 infections.
Thus, the most important measures that were announced are:
The Committee also updated the list of countries in the “yellow zone” for which travel restrictions apply. The number of countries on the list was reduced and it now includes only countries with a higher incidence rate than Romania. Thus, some countries such as Austria, Denmark, Hungary and Ukraine were removed from the list, for example.
Also, Romanian President Klaus Iohannis stated in a press conference of yesterday evening, that at present it is not necessary to decree the state of emergency on the Romanian territory.