Prime Minister Ludovic Orban on Thursday criticized the "door-to-door" testing method for coronavirus infection, pointing out the importance of following the procedures recommended by the National Institute of Public Health (INSP).
The first complete telemedicine solution in Romania will be developed by the online medical programming platform Docbook, with an investment of 600,000 euros.
A number of 153 medical staff and auxiliary staff are confirmed with COVID-19 at national level, according to the data reported from the territory to the National Center for Transmitted Disease Supervision and Control within the National Institute of Public Health. According to information from the Ministry of Health, 70 of them are doctors and 50 nurses.
Minister of Foreign Affairs Bogdan Aurescu attended, through a videoconference system, on Monday, the informal meeting of foreign ministers from the European Union member states, which had as main topic on the agenda the COVID-19 pandemic, informs a press release of the Foreign Affairs Ministry (MAE) sent to AGERPRES.
Surgery and other hospital treatments and medical investigations that are not urgent and can be rescheduled are suspended for a period of 14 days, according to the order issued on Monday by the action commander, approved by the Minister of Internal Affairs, Marcel Vela, for establishing the measures necessary to limit the spread of the infection with the SARS-CoV-2 virus at the level of public
Scientific researchers from the CBRN Defence and Ecology Scientific Research Center within the Military Equipment and Technologies Research Agency (ACTTM) have developed, in record time, a system for evacuating personnel contaminated by biological agents - BIOEVAC (portable isolator), informs the Ministry of National Defence (MapN).
Bucharest, March 17 /Agerpres/ - The perception of the employees in healthcare is that the healthcare system is not ready yet to fight against the COVID-19 pandemic, the biggest weakness being the serious deficiencies in terms of personal protective equipment, says the "Health Solidarity" Federation, which published a survey on Tuesday in which employees from the system participated.
Acting Health Minister Victor Costache said on Thursday evening that he issued the order to suspend the export of medicines for a period of six months, hereby stopping at the border "countless" trucks with "tens of tonnes" of medicines and sanitary materials.
A new case of infection with the new coronavirus (COVID-19) was confirmed on Wednesday morning in Romania. It is a 43-year-old woman from Bucharest, a contact of the patient who was admitted to the ''Gerota'' Hospital. ''A case of infection with the new coronavirus was registered this morning, the 30th case at national level.
Acting Interior Minister Marcel Vela announced on Monday the suspension of flights to and from Italy until March 23. According to him, the decision was taken within the National Committee for Special Emergency Situations.