Ludovic Orban

PM Orban: Health minister has taken measures to strengthen public health directorates

Prime Minister Ludovic Orban said on Wednesday that the health minister has taken measures to strengthen the public health directorates and to carry out epidemiological investigations "as fast as possible." "I have attended an operative meeting of the Ministry of Health.

President Iohannis - message to doctors: I know it is tough for you; we look at you with hope

President Klaus Iohannis on Tuesday sent a message to Romanian medics, whom he told that they are in the "front line" of the fight against COVID-19. "I know, we know it is tough for you, but you are on the front line. We all look at you with hope, with confidence. You are the line of defence of the population against this epidemic," the president said.

Government intends to provide necessary equipment in the fight against COVID-19 from domestic production

The government intends, through the existing capabilities in the country, for Romania to be able to provide the necessary equipment and materials in the fight against COVID-19 from its own production, Prime Minister Ludovic Orban said on Monday.

Iohannis urges Romanian entrepreneurs to be pro-active, bring ideas to gov't

President Klaus Iohannis urged the Romanian entrepreneurs to bring ideas to the government in connection with the production of materials that help prevent and combat the novel coronavirus. "I'm addressing our entrepreneurs: be pro-active, bring ideas to the government because we are interested in promoting Romanian goods in particular in this period.

Orban: Romania took measures against epidemic from minute one; we were not prepared initially

Prime Minister Ludovic Orban said on Friday that Romania took extremely serious measures from minute one to combat the epidemic with the new coronavirus, while acknowledging that our country was not prepared initially and had a limited diagnostic capacity. "On 25 or 26 February, in Romania there was one case, in Spain there were two cases, in France there were a few cases.

PM Orban: There will be limitations of citizens' movement during the day

Prime Minister Ludovic Orban has announced on Tuesday that, this evening, the Interior Minister will present a military ordinance with restrictions on movement during the day, with people still being allowed to go to work or go out to purchase the necessary goods or for medical reasons.

PM Orban: Hour interval for persons over 65 to go for supplies will be set

Prime Minister Ludovic Orban announced on Tuesday in a press conference that there will be an hour interval when the persons aged over 65 will be able to go out of their homes to get the necessary supplies. "There will be an hour interval when pensioners can move.

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