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Moldova declares state of healthcare emergency until end-Oct as Covid-19 cases rise

Moldova declares state of healthcare emergency until end-Oct as Covid-19 cases rise Covid-19 cases in Moldova surge Source: Health ministry

CHISINAU (Moldova), September 10 (SeeNews) - Moldova's extraordinary commission for public health has declared a nationwide state of healthcare emergency until the end of October in order to contain a surge in coronavirus infections, the health ministry said.

Starting September 10, people will be able to attend indoor and outdoor mass events only after proving that they are not infected with Covid-19, the health ministry said in a statement on Thursday.

People wishing to go to concerts, shows, festivals, cinemas, nightclubs must show either a vaccination certificate, a negative PCR test result, or a proof that they had been infected with the virus during the last 90 days.

On Thursday, Moldova, population 2.6 million, reported 731 new coronavirus infections, bringing the total number of cases to 273,056.

So far, 722,421 people have been fully vaccinated against Covid-19, health ministry data showed.

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