Textul de mai jos este traducerea în limba engleză a HOTĂRÂRII nr. 49 din 13.10.2020 privind propunerea prelungirii stării de alertă și a măsurilor necesar a fi aplicate pe durata acesteia pentru prevenirea și combaterea efectelor pandemiei de COVID-19.
GOVERNMENT OF ROMANIA
NATIONAL COMMITTEE FOR EMERGENCY SITUATIONS
Coat of Arms of Romania
DECISION no. 49, dated October 13, 2020
on the proposal to extend the state of alert and the measures necessary to be applied to prevent and combat the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic
Considering the analysis of the risk factors regarding the management of the emergency situation generated by the SARS-CoV-2 virus on the Romanian territory as of October 11, 2020, carried out by the National Center for Coordination and Management of the Intervention,
taking into account the persistence of an increased number of infected persons on the national territory, as well as the daily appearance of new cases of infected persons, aspects that generate a constant pressure on the management capacity of the administrative-territorial units and the sanitary system,
in the context of the need to create the necessary socio-economic conditions in order to gradually relaunch the national economy, maintaining at the same tine an adequate alert level throughout the components of the National Emergency Management System,
taking into account the provisions of art. 7^1 of the Government Emergency Ordinance no. 11/2020, regarding the medical emergency stocks, as well as some measures related to the establishment of the quarantine, approved with modifications and completions by the Law no. 20/2020, with subsequent amendments and completions, regarding the empowerment of the Secretary of State, Head of the Department for Emergency Situations within the Ministry of Internal Affairs to impose any necessary measures for situations where there is an imminent risk to the public health, as well as the provisions of the G.D. no. 557/2016 regarding the management of risk types,
in accordance with the provisions of art. 4 para. (1) letters c) and d) and art. 81 of the G.E.O no. 21/2004 regarding the National Emergency Management System, with the subsequent modifications and completions,
based on the provisions of art. 4 and art. 11 para. (1) of the Law no. 136/2020 republished, regarding the establishment of measures in the field of public health in situations of epidemiological and biological risk, art. 9 para. 1, art. 32 para. 2, art. 37, art. 41, art. 42 para. 1, art. 43 para. 1, art. 44 para. 2 and 3, art. 45 para. 1 and art. 71 of Law no. 55/2020 on some measures to prevent and combat the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, of art. 20 letter l) of the Government Emergency Ordinance no. 21/2004 on the National Emergency Management System, approved with amendments and completions by the Law no. 15/2005, with the subsequent modifications and completions, and of art. 2 and art. 4 of the Government Decision no. 94/2014 on the organization, functioning and composition of the National Committee for Special Emergency Situations,
The National Committee for Emergency Situations adopts this
Art. 1 The alert state on the entire national territory is proposed to be extended, for a period of 30 days, starting with October 15, 2020.
Art. 2 The measures for the prevention and control of the infections generated by the SARS-CoV-2 virus, necessary to be adopted starting with October 15, 2020, in the current epidemiological context, are provided in Annex 1.
Art. 3 The list of countries/areas of high epidemiological risk for which the quarantine measure is instituted on persons arriving in Romania from these countries/areas, in force starting with October 15, 2020 is approved and is provided in Annex 2.
Art. 4 The art. 3 para. (1) of the Decision of the National Committee for Emergency Situations no. 36 /July 21, 2020 is complemented, with two new letters as follows:
- “y) persons handed over to the Romanian authorities on the basis of the Readmission Agreements, returned in an accelerated procedure.”;
- “z) employees/representatives of Romanian economic agents who travel outside Romania for negotiations/signing contracts/concluding trade agreements, if they present a negative test for SARS-CoV-2, performed no later than 48 hours before entering the national territory, as well as a document justifying the participation in the negotiation or the contract/trade agreement signed.”
Art. 5 The art. 3 of the Decision of the National Committee for Emergency Situations no. 36/21.07.2020 is complemented with a new paragraph after paragraph (3), as follows:
- “(4) The SARS-CoV-2 tests requested according to the provisions of par. (1) and (2) must be carried out by authorized laboratories and the results must include the identification data of the persons for whom the tests were carried out.”
Art. 6 The art. 5 para. 1 of the Decision of the National Committee for Emergency Situations no. 36/21.07.2020 is amended and shall have the following content:
“(1) For special situations involving the participation in family events related to birth, marriage or death, travelling for medical interventions / treatments in cases that do not support postponement (e.g. oncological diseases, renal failure chronic – in a hemodialysis program), exchange of identity documents, leaving the country, performing the test provided in art. 3 paragraph (3) etc., the temporary suspension of the quarantine measure provided in art. 2 and art. 4 may be taken into consideration, based on supporting documents.”
Art. 7 This decision is communicated to all the components of the National Emergency Management System, for implementation by means of ordinances and administrative acts issued by their leaders.
Art. 8 Annexes 1 and 2 are an integral part of this decision.
CHAIRMAN OF THE NATIONAL COMMITTEE FOR EMERGENCY SITUATIONS