Ooni Koda
  1. Home
  2. /
  3. Newsfeed
  4. /
  5. Official Arafat: Romania does not consider quarantining unvaccinated...

Official Arafat: Romania does not consider quarantining unvaccinated persons

November 30, 2021

The head of the Emergency Situations Department, Raed Arafat, said on Friday that quarantine of unvaccinated people or the imposition of compulsory vaccination are not being considered at this time."At the moment, at the level of the CNSU (National Committee for Emergency Situations), at the level of the committees we work with, there is no such approach in Romania. There are, indeed, Austria and other countries that discuss about imposing certain things, and there are states which started implementing some measures, some tougher ones, once they were faced with increasing number of cases. At this point, we are implementing the same measures that we have implemented until now - and we have seen a decrease in the number of cases - and it was certainly because of these measures and maybe the population has become more careful as well... Plus, we have to admit that a number of people have been vaccinated, even if it is not the number we wanted, but there were still one million people who have vaccinated in the recent period. Therefore, at this point, there has been no discussion on either making vaccination mandatory or creating a non-vaccine lockdown," the secretary of state with the Ministry of Interior told a press conference held at the headquarters of the National Centre for the Coordination and Management of Intervention.In his turn, the secretary of state with the Ministry of Health Andrei Baciu stated that the context in which the respective countries imposed such measures must also be taken into account. In this sense, he specified that in the states that have increased the rigor of the measures, the epidemiological situation is "significantly more difficult than the one a few weeks ago.""In order to protect those who are not infected, they have imposed these epidemiological measures. (...) They have experts who analyze the situation and propose the measures with the best impact to protect the health of the population," said Andrei Baciu. 

The text of this article has been partially taken from the publication:
ActMedia
Read in full - click here
'We're clean now': Back in power, Romania's PSD wants to put its toxic past behind it

Under Liviu Dragnea, the Social Democrats became a byword for corruption and graft. Now a new crop of leaders says that the party has changed.  

“Green, blue and circular” v. “black” economy for the Mediterranean?

“Heading towards a Greener Mediterranean” is the promotional slogan of the kick-off meeting for the launch of the INTERREG EURO-MED 2021-2027 program, to be held… Read More »  

PRESS STATEMENT BY SECRETARY OF STATE ANTONY J. BLINKEN - Romania National Day

December 1, 2021      On behalf of the United States of America, I congratulate the Romanian people as you celebrate Great Union Day, the anniversary of the unification of your country.      Romania and the United States enjoy a longstanding partnership built on shared values, common interests, and strong people-to-people connections.  We are proud to stand alongside Romania as NATO Allies, working together to […]

CNSU approves repatriation of Romanian citizens stranded in Kingdom of Morocco

 On Tuesday, the National Committee for Emergency Situations (CNSU) approved the repatriation of CNSU approves repatriation of Romanian citizens stranded in Kingdom of MoroccoRomanian citizens currently stranded in the Kingdom of Morocco.According to Decision 109, the repatriation will be conducted by also activating the EU Civil Protection Mechanism, as a result of the suspension of […]

Bogdan Aurescu, at the meeting of NATO Foreign Ministers

Minister of Foreign Affairs Bogdan Aurescu is participating, on Tuesday and Wednesday, in Riga, Latvia, in the meeting of NATO Foreign Ministers, an important milestone in preparing negotiation of NATO's New Strategic Concept. NATO, as well as the NATO Summit in Madrid in 2022."The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Bogdan Aurescu, will participate, between November 30 […]

Finance minister about 2022 budget: No new or higher taxes

Adrian Caciu, the minister of public finances, announced on Facebook, on Tuesday, that the draft budget for 2022 was being built and criticized the former liberal government. “We must recover many delays and things not carried out in time, and we are working on finding solutions,” Caciu said, pointing out that the government would not […]