Filter for Romania Government Actions to Stop the Spread of Coronavirus

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2020-07-17 In Socio-economic measures: State of emergency declared
Romanian authorities announced that the current state of alert would be extended by 30 days from Friday, July 17
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2020-07-17 In Social distancing: Limit public gatherings
Limitations on public gatherings and movement also remain in place, and it is forbidden to organize and hold rallies, demonstrations, and other types of large gatherings in open spaces.
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2020-07-17 In Public health measures: Requirement to wear protective gear in public
Under the state of alert, the wearing of face masks remains mandatory on public transport and in public closed spaces, such as stores.
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2020-07-15 Out Social distancing: Closure of businesses and public services
Opening of hotels, small commercial centers, groceries, cleaners, opticians, stores with direct access to the outside, shopping malls, fitness clubs and outdoor swimming pools, Opening of parks (but not playgrounds)
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2020-07-06 In Public health measures: Isolation and quarantine policies
July 6 the Government of Romania approved a revised framework for travel-related isolation and quarantine requirements. Travelers arriving from EEA countries with per capita case growth equal to or less than Romania’s will be exempt from 14 days of isolation.
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2020-07-01 In Social distancing: Closure of businesses and public services
the government has adopted sanctions, including the suspension of permits, for event organizers who do not comply with social distancing and hygiene measures.
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2020-07-01 In Social distancing: Closure of businesses and public services
Romanian authorities announced on Tuesday, June 30, that some coronavirus disease (COVID-19) measures scheduled to be relaxed have been extended due to a rise in the number of COVID-19 cases such as the reclosing. of shopping centers and fitness clubs
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2020-07-01 In Social distancing: Limit public gatherings
Romanian authorities announced on Tuesday, June 30, that some coronavirus disease (COVID-19) measures scheduled to be relaxed have been extended due to a rise in the number of COVID-19 cases such as prohbiitng private indoor events of no more than 20 people, and outdoor events of no more than 50 people.
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2020-06-14 Out Movement restrictions: Domestic travel restrictions
After june 14, local movement and employment can resume and it will not be necessary to declare travel beforehand.
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2020-06-13 Out Public health measures: Isolation and quarantine policies
June 13, a meeting of the National Committee for Emergency Situations took place, held online, to approve the list of states from which citizens arriving in Romania will not be required to enter isolation.
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2020-06-02 Out Social distancing: Schools closure 
permitted to reopen from june 2
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2020-06-01 Out Social distancing: Closure of businesses and public services
Starting with June 1, it is allowed to organize and conduct outdoor sports competitions and training without spectators, allowed to organize and conduct shows, concerts, other outdoor cultural events, as well as public and private festivals, with the participation of up to 500 spectators with seats at a distance from minimum 2 meters. May prepare, market and consume food and alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages in specially designed spaces located outside buildings, outdoors, beaches and oitdoor cinema.
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2020-06-01 Out Movement restrictions: Domestic travel restrictions
June 1, the restrictions / interdictions regarding the movement of persons outside the locality / metropolitan area are lifted.
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2020-06-01 Out Movement restrictions: International flights suspension
International railway transport of persons by regular services, special regular services and occasional services in international traffic for all flights performed by transport operators from and to Romania is resumed
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2020-05-15 Out Social distancing: Closure of businesses and public services
Opening of hotels, small commercial centers, groceries, cleaners, opticians, and stores with direct access to the outside
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2020-05-15 Out Social distancing: Closure of businesses and public services
Opening of hotels, small commercial centers, groceries, cleaners, opticians, and stores with direct access to the outside. Opening of parks (but not playgrounds). Resumption of religious services conducted outside or for private rituals limited to 8 people.
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2020-05-15 In Public health measures: Requirement to wear protective gear in public
From 15 May, face mask wearing in public will be mandatory.
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2020-05-15 In Movement restrictions: International flights suspension
Commercial flights remain limited under the 30 days of ‘state of alert’ which started on 15 May. Flights to and from countries in the "red zone" of epidemiological risk, currently including Austria, Belgium, France, Germany, Iran, Italy, the Netherlands, Spain, Switzerland, Turkey, the UK and the USA, will remain suspended until further notice. International bus travel to Italy, France, Germany, Spain and Turkey is suspended until 1 June.
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2020-05-15 Out Socio-economic measures: State of emergency declared
From 15 May, the state of emergency will end and the country will instead enter a "state of alert" under which restrictions will be progressively relaxed.
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2020-05-15 In Public health measures: Isolation and quarantine policies
Travellers from any other country will have to undergo home self-isolation at a single address communicated to authorities upon entering the country. They will be escorted by security forces from point of entry to this location and checked upon on a daily basis. Violation of home self-confinement leads to automatic isolation in a state regulated accommodation for 14 days and billing of fees to the individual, atop the potential fines and jail time. The measure does not apply to cargo, mail and humanitarian flights, or to flights providing emergency medical services and to non-commercial technical landings. Exceptions also include passenger flights transporting agricultural workers depending on inter-state diplomatic agreements, including the United Kingdom, Germany and France. Exceptions also apply for truck drivers and marriners transporting cargo.
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2020-04-13 In Socio-economic measures: State of emergency declared
The state of emergency has been extended by 30 days from 13 April.
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2020-04-13 In Public health measures: Strengthening the public health system
Missions to tranport medical equipment from Germany: Approximately 45 tons of equipment, consisting of 100 thousand protective suits, will be brought to the country, between April 13 and 17, with transport aircraft belonging to the Romanian Air Force, which will perform daily flights on the Bucharest-Frankfurt route and return.
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2020-04-12 In Public health measures: Other public health measures enforced
Citizens abroad: return of Romanian citizens abroad temporarily and who were affected by the measures to restrict air transport adopted in the context of the management of the COVID-19 pandemic
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2020-04-04 In Movement restrictions: Domestic travel restrictions
No entry or exit in Suceava province during lockdown
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2020-04-04 In Lockdown: Partial lockdown
the commune of Tandarei (Ialomita county) has also been placed under lockdown, enforced by the same security apparatus.
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2020-03-31 In Socio-economic measures: Military deployment
to control lockdown regions starting in Suceava and eight surrounding localities
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2020-03-30 In Lockdown: Partial lockdown
Suceava (Suceava county) was placed under strict lockdown. No travel to and from the city will be permitted as well as no movement within the city. The military has been deployed to ensure strict abidance by the confinement rules. Neighbouring villages of Adancata, Bosanci, Ipotesti, Mitocu Dragomirnei, Moara, Salcea, Scheia and Patrauti (all Suceava county) have also been closed. Extension of the entire county has not been ruled out by authorities.
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2020-03-25 In Public health measures: Isolation and quarantine policies
People over 65 are only allowed to leave home between 1100 and 1300 for activities are restricted to shopping, caring for a minor or elder and individual walks, and between 2000 and 2100 to walk pets near their residence. *exception medical assistance
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2020-03-25 In Socio-economic measures: Military deployment
Military Ordinance to enforce restrictions
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2020-03-25 In Public health measures: Isolation and quarantine policies
Employees will need to show declaration with basic details and reason for travel* Exception are the cargo transports, humanitarian, technical, and mail transports.
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2020-03-22 In Movement restrictions: Border closure 
land borders with: Bulgaria, Hungary, Moldova and Ukraine.
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2020-03-22 In Social distancing: Closure of businesses and public services
No more than 3 people who do not live together, all non essentials, only leave house for necessary goods/services, and short trips outdoors for physcial activity etc.
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2020-03-22 In Public health measures: Isolation and quarantine policies
"Failure to comply with the emergency measures provided for in art. 1-7 attracts disciplinary, civil, contraventional or criminal liability"
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2020-03-22 In Movement restrictions: Curfews
A curfew is in place between 22.00 and 06.00. The purpose of movement must be documented with a letter from the employer or the individual’s statement under oath. The statement must include the individual’s name, date of birth, address, place of work, reason for movement, date of statement and signature.
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2020-03-22 In Social distancing: Limit public gatherings
Gatherings larger than 3 people who do not live in the same household have been banned.
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2020-03-22 In Socio-economic measures: Emergency administrative structures activated or established
Military ordinance no.2 *exceptions: diplomats or passengers part of a well-defined transit itinerary. Transit corridors to maintain freight will also be allowed
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2020-03-22 In Movement restrictions: Visa restrictions
non-Romanian citizens are prohibited from entering the country except as part of a well defined transit itinerary, with some exceptions, including diplomats.
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2020-03-16 In Social distancing: Limit public gatherings
Restricted gatherings of more than 50
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2020-03-16 In Socio-economic measures: State of emergency declared
(Decree no. 195)
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2020-03-15 In Public health measures: Strengthening the public health system
Epidemiological investigation during 2week quarantine period for those meeting "close contact" criteria.
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2020-03-15 In Public health measures: Isolation and quarantine policies
14 day self-isoation
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2020-03-14 In Public health measures: Isolation and quarantine policies
Quarantine for those asymptomatic individuals arriving in Romania through land or air points of entry and originating from or transiting within the previous 14 days any country with at least 500 confirmed cases of COVID-19, must self-isolate at home for 14 days.
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2020-03-09 In Movement restrictions: Visa restrictions
Airlines may not board foreign passengers from Italy, China, Iran or South Korea on connecting flights to Romania.
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