The Minister of Health, Vlad Voiculescu, declared that the authorities are not ruling out placing new restrictions, given the number of new cases of people infected with the SARS-CoV-2 virus, registered in the last days. "If the situation will continue like this, we cannot exclude other restrictions.
Prime Minister Florin Citu said that there is no project on compulsory vaccination on the Government table, when asked what message he sends to those who participated on Sunday in a protest against vaccination and the protective mask wearing held on Sunday in the Capital City.
A 86-year old woman was the 1,000,000th person in Romania who received the vaccine against COVID-19. She received the vaccine from the coordinator of the national vaccination campaign, doctor Valeriu Gheorghita, at the Bucharest Emergency University Hospital. He previously announced that he was going to become a voluntary in one of the anti-COVID vaccination centres.
The chairman of the National Committee for the Coordination of Immunisation Activities against SARS-CoV-2, Valeriu Gheorghita, informed on Tuesday, that until March 1st, at 18:00, there were a total of 946.781 people vaccinated, of whom 618.241 received two doses.
Prime Minister Florin Citu on Tuesday stated that he is not at all nervous about the vote in Parliament on the state budget for 2021, adding that this will be the first time when a clean budget passes through the Senate and the Chamber of Deputies. "No, I am not nervous, you saw how the debate took place in the committees.
Parliament suspended its joint plenary sitting debating the draft 2021 national budget at 02:00hrs this morning, planning to resume talks today at 10:00hrs. Also considered today will be a bill on the state social security budget, with a final vote on the two bills scheduled for today as well.
Prime Minister Florin Citu argued on Thursday that the government will attract foreign investors, so as to reform the economy together, while also maintaining that 30 years have been wasted in this regard. "I made a promise last year and many said it was a campaign promise.
The government has approved an emergency ordinance by which Romania grants 20,000 doses of anti-COVID vaccine to the Republic of Moldova, Prime Minister Florin Citu announced.
The COVID-19 vaccination of the teaching staff starts on Wednesday in most counties in Romania and ends on March 10, during which time the first dose is estimated to be administered to nearly 60,000 persons, Chairman of the National COVID-19 Vaccination Coordination Committee (CNCAV) Valeriu Gheorghita said Tuesday.
The 2021 state budget bill was sent to Parliament on Tuesday morning for debate and approval, according to an information from the Government. On Monday evening, the Citu Cabinet approved the 2021 state budget bill in its final form, with the approval of the Legislative Council.