Romania registered the lowest number of new cases of COVID-19 in the 24 hours since the beginning of the pandemic, Health Minister Nelu Tataru was quoted as saying by Agence France-Presse.
In the last 24 hours, 124 cases of infection with the new coronavirus have been confirmed.
“124 new cases is the lowest number in 24 hours since the beginning of the pandemic. We also have the lowest number of intensive care patients – 160, which confirms that we are on a downward trend, and we should manage any new mitigation measures, which we have accepted “, said today the Minister of Health in a telephone connection for TV Digi 24.
The Government’s Strategic Communication Group announced today that 124 new cases of COVID-19 have been registered in the last 24 hours. The total number of infected in the country reached 19,257. The number of deaths is 1262, adds BTA.
A new series of measures to lift the restrictions introduced in the fight against the new coronavirus pandemic will take effect in Romania tomorrow (June 1st). The open parts of the restaurants will be opened, there will be no need for a declaration for travel outside the settlement, the beaches will be open. Sports competitions and open-air concerts are resumed in compliance with the social distance and with a maximum of 500 spectators. From June 1, land and rail international transport will be resumed.
The health minister recalled that Romanians expect a new series of measures to ease restrictions from June 15th. “An assessment is being made over a period of 14 days of the measures put into practice (…), with a positive result, we can expect a new package of measures (to ease the restrictions) from 15 June,” Nelu Tataru said.