Monday, 29th of June

Minister of Health stated that restriction of traffic in certain localities should be considered if coronavirus outbreaks occur

Last night, in a televised intervention, the Minister of Health, Nelu Tătaru, declared that the authorities are considering restricting the circulation in certain localities, if coronavirus outbreaks occur. He specified that the situation on the Prahova Valley and on the coast is analyzed, because in the tourist areas the rules are observed the least. The Minister of Health emphasized that, for the time being, there is no need to impose quarantine in holiday destinations and that punctual assessments will be made. (RADIO ROMANIA)

The Chamber of Deputies will work in extraordinary session from July 1 to July 15

The Chamber of Deputies will work in extraordinary session from July 1 to July 15. The decision was taken today, in the meeting of the Permanent Bureau, at the proposal of the president of the forum, Marcel Ciolacu. Among the projects that will be on the agenda is the legislative proposal of USR „No criminals in public office”. The leadership of the Chamber of Deputies also decided to invite, on July 6, Prime Minister Ludovic Orban to „Prime Minister’s Hour” to give explanations regarding the acquisitions made by the Unifarm company during the epidemic. The director of Unifarm, Adrian Ionel, was suspended from office after being placed under judicial control by DNA prosecutors. He is accused of claiming a bribe of 760.000 euros to award a contract for the purchase of protective equipment against SAR-CoV 2 virus infection. (RADIO ROMANIA)

Romania’s border traffic has intensified

Traffic at the Romanieu borders intensified during this period with the opening of the summer season, but also against the background of the relaxation of some restrictions imposed by the pandemic. More than 100.000 people have passed through checkpoints across the country in the last 24 hours. On the way there were about 57.000 people, with 18.000 means of transport. The border with Hungary remains the busiest with over 62.000 people, of which about 36.000 have entered the country. Following the checks performed by specialists, more than 2.700 people were sent in isolation or quarantine. The main crossing points where this measure was taken are Nădlac 1 and 2, Borș, Petea and Vărșand. Currently, traffic runs smoothly without waiting times. (RADIO ROMANIA)/aboboc