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HealthMin Rafila: Bill on COVID digital certificate to be submitted to Parliament in the following days

The Minister of Health, Alexandru Rafila, voiced hope that the bill on the COVID digital certificate will be approved in December, while informing that it will be sent to Parliament in a few days.

“It will be ready soon, it will be submitted to the Parliament in a few days. We already have a draft that is being worked on by colleagues from the National Institute of Public Health and colleagues from the Romanian Parliament. We are trying to come up with a bill that requires less adjustments than the original project would have required. (…) We hope to have it approved this month,” he told a press conference at Victoria Palace.

 

Gov’t to carry out information campaign on responsible behaviour during pandemic

 

The government, together with the local authorities, will carry out an information campaign during the winter holidays, so that the responsible behaviour of the population regarding the observance of the health protection rules imposed in the context of the COVID pandemic becomes a rule, the Minister of Health, Alexandru Rafila, said on Wednesday.

“The fact that we have four days – December 24 and 25, December 31 and January 1 – in which outdoor events can be held without special restrictions does not mean that we need to turn these public events into vectors for the spread of infection. It is basically possible to organize an event in open air without any problems, with one condition: the participants, the population, and for this we really need the help of the mass media to promote responsible behavior. “We don’t want sanctioning, this is not the key to success, but I’m sure that where these things are required, they will be implemented,” said Alexandru. Rafila at a press conference at Victoria Palace.

He underscored the importance of “partnership, trust and preventive behaviour, Agerpres reports.

 

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