PM Citu: Today we exceed 3.5 million persons vaccinated in Romania against COVID with one or both doses

Prime Minister Florin Citu has informed that the number of persons in Romania vaccinated against COVID with one or both doses will exceed 3.5 million on Friday, and coming back to normality is “increasingly closer.”

“Today, we exceed 3.5 million vaccinated persons in Romania, with one or two doses. Also today, at 16:00 the vaccination marathon will start in Bucharest. We have 50 vaccination points opened in two locations: the Palace Hall and the National Library. At 18:00, I will be present at the Palace Hall to encourage Romanians to get immunised in order to get back to normality. I have told you, if I could, I would take the vaccine again. Rock on, Romania! We are increasingly closer to coming back to normality!,” Citu wrote on Facebook.

On Friday, the PM participated in a meeting of the interministerial committee for coming back to normality starting June 1, 2021, where they discussed several proposals on relaxation measures regarding the opening of the summer season.


All military hospitals in Romania to start administering COVID-19 vaccinations without prior appointment


The Ministry of National Defence (MApN), through its Medical Directorate, is expanding the vaccination method, without prior appointment on the electronic platform, in all military hospitals in the Romania from Saturday.

According to a press statement released on Friday, people over the age of 60 who want to get vaccinated and have valid identity documents will be able to go, starting Saturday, directly to the vaccination centres operating at the 11 military hospitals operating under MApN’s authority – Bucharest, Brasov, Cluj, Constanta, Craiova, Focani, Galati, Iasi, Pitesti, Sibiu and Timisoara from 14:00hrs to closing time.

The general population up to the age of 60 who wish to get vaccinated without an appointment will be able to do so at the same centres after 14:00hrs and to closing time.

All immunised persons will be registered directly with the National Electronic Register of Vaccinations (RENV) and receive individual vaccination certificates according to the procedures.

At the same time, vaccination marathons continue at the vaccination centres of the military hospitals in Brasov, Bucharest, Cluj, Constanta, Craiova, Iasi, and Timisoara throughout Tuesday. The general population wishing to get vaccinated can do so by visiting these centres at any time and without prior appointment.

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