Valeriu Gheorghita

Iohannis: Decreased pandemic intensity may create false sense of security in unvaccinated people

President Klaus Iohannis said on Tuesday that the declining intensity of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic could create a "false sense of security" in the unvaccinated people, insisting on the need to immunise a significant percentage of the population.

Gheorghita: 7 million vaccinated people by August 1, realistic target; it can be reached, but it is up to all of us

The coordinator of the COVID-19 vaccination campaign, Colonel Doctor Valeriu Gheorghita, said in Targu Mures on Friday that the target on reaching the 7 million vaccinated people threshold by August 1 was "realistic" and could be reached, nonetheless it didn't depend only on the vaccination campaign organisation, but also on citizens' responsibility.

Gheorghita, on 10 million target: We can go back to normal even without reaching this target

COVID-19 vaccination campaign coordinator Valeriu Gheorghita said on Tuesday that Romanians could drop the restrictions established in the pandemic context even if the target of 10 million vaccinated citizens is not reached. He detailed that added to the vaccinated persons there are those who had COVID-19 and present short-term immunity.

Campaign coordinator Gheorghita says safety levels hard to establish amidst pandemic

Chairman of Romania's National COVID-19 Vaccination Coordination Committee (CNCAV) Valeriu Gheorghita said on Tuesday, when asked about possible COVID-19 relaxation measures announced by Prime Minister Florin Citu, that safety levels are very difficult to set up amidst the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, emphasising the importance of vaccination against COVID-19.

Romania's first curbside/drive-through vaccination centres to become operational by end-April

Chairman of the National COVID-19 Vaccination Coordination Committee (CNCAV) Valeriu Gheorghita said on Monday that the first curbside/drive-thru COVID-19 vaccine centres will become operational by the end of April. He told Digi FM private broadcaster that people who will be vaccinated at such centres will receive the Pfizer jab without prior appointment.

Head of vaccination campaign: Vaccine intent at 50 pct at least, no weakening trend

The vaccine intention hasn't weakened in Romania, as sociological data shows it standing at 50 percent at least, president of the National COVID Vaccination Coordination Committee (CNCAV) Valeriu Gheorghita said on Tuesday. "I don't think there is a decrease in vaccination interest.

1,062 anti-COVID active vaccination centers, with maximum of 115,000 people immunized per day

The chairman of the National Committee of Coordinating Activities regarding immunization against SARS-CoV-2, Dr. Valeriu Gheorghita, announced on Tuesday, that there are currently 1,062 vaccination centers, with approximately 1,495 active flows, where there can be a maximum capacity of 115,000 people per day, if all available positions were to be filled up.