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Updated 10  October 2021

 

New local restrictions - City of Iasi

 

New measures taken by the  Iasi County Committee for Emergency Situations on the 8th of October:

Considering that in Iași (7.90) the cumulative incidence rate of SARS-CoV-2 cases in the last 14 days is higher than 7.5 / 1000 inhabitants, the Iași County Committee for Emergency Situations ordered a series of preventive sanitary measures such as:

  • In closed or open spaces, sports competitions can be organized with the participation of spectators up to 50% of the maximum capacity of the space, ensuring a distance of at least 1 meter between people and wearing a protective mask.
  • Participation is allowed only for people who are vaccinated against the SARS-CoV-2 virus and for those whom 10 days have passed since the finalisation of the complete vaccination scheme, respectively people who are in the period between 15 and 180 days after the confirmation of SARS-CoV-2 virus infection. (*)
  • The organization and development of the activity within the cinemas, performance institutions and / or concerts are allowed with the participation of the public up to 50% of the maximum capacity of the space and with the wearing of the protective mask. (*)
  • The organization and development of public or private cultural institutions that manage spaces specially designed for outdoor cultural and artistic activities are allowed with public participation up to 50% of the maximum capacity of the space, ensuring a minimum distance of 1 meter between people and wearing protective masks. (*)
  • The organization and outdoor performance of shows, concerts, public and private festivals or other cultural events are allowed with the participation of the public up to 50% of the maximum capacity of the space and with the wearing of a protective mask. (*)
  • The organization and development of drive-in shows are allowed only if the occupants of a vehicle are members of the same family or represent groups of up to 4 people. (*)
  • Outdoor recreational and sports activities are allowed with the participation of up to 10 people who do not live together. (*)
  • Organizing training courses and workshops for adults is allowed with the participation of people up to 50% of the maximum capacity of the space indoors or outdoors, with the provision of an area of at least 2 sqm for each person, and wearing protective masks and complying with public health regulations established by order of the Minister of Health is mandatory. (*)
  • Organizing conferences is allowed only if the participation of people is up to 50% of the maximum capacity of the space indoors or outdoors, with the provision of a minimum area of 2 m2 for each person, and wearing a protective mask and complying with public health regulations the Minister of Health is mandatory. (*)
  • Organizing rallies and demonstrations is allowed with a maximum number of participants of 100 people and wearing a protective mask is mandatory. (*)

 

The activity with the public of the restaurants and cafes is allowed up to 50% of the maximum capacity of the space in the time interval 5.oo am - 12.oo. am (*)

The activity of restaurants and cafes in hotels, boarding houses or other accommodation units, as well as on their terraces is allowed only for the persons that are accommodated within these units.

The activity with the public of the economic operators that carry out activities of preparation, commercialization and consumption of food and / or alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks inside the shopping centers is allowed up to 50% of the maximum capacity of the consumption areas delimited from the rest of the public space and arranged for this purpose. (*)

The activity in bars, clubs and discos is prohibited.

The economic operators that carry out trade activities / services have the obligation to organize and carry out their activity in the time interval 5.oo am - 10.oo. pm

Exceptions: the pharmaceutical units, the gas stations, the economic operators with home delivery activity, as well as the economic operators in the field of persons and road freight can carry out their activity in normal working regime, following the sanitary protection norms.

The activity with the public of the  gyms/fitness clubs is allowed, without occupying more than 50% of the capacity of the space and provided that every person has a minimum 4 m2 to undergo the activities.

The activity of the authorized economic operators in the field of gambling is allowed with no more than 50 % space occupied from the maximum capacity.

The activity of the indoor pools is allowed without exceeding more than 50% of the space.

The activity of the authorized operators who administrate indoor playgrounds is allowed without exceeding more than 50% of the maximum capacity of the space. The activities are allowed between 5.00 am-00.00 pm.

The activity of the authorized economic operators who administrate game rooms is allowed without exceeding more than 50% of the maximum capacity of the space between the hours 5.00 am - 2.00 pm.

 

Regulations regarding the circulation of the people

 

Outside circulation in the interval 20.00 pm-5.00 am is forbidden, with the exceptions:

a)for work purposes, including between housing/household and place(s) of work and back;

b)for healthcare that cannot be delayed or carried out remotely, as well as for the purchase of medicines;

c)journeys outside the localities of persons in transit or carrying out journeys which overlap the time interval between the duration of the prohibition, such as those by air, train, busses or other means of transportation, and which can be proved by a ticket or any other way of paying for the journey;

d)for justified reasons, such as childcare/assistance to elderly, sick or disabled persons or the death of a family member.

 

These measures DO NOT apply to persons who are vaccinated against SAR-CoV-2 virus and for which 10 days have passed since the completion of the complete vaccination scheme, namely persons between the 15th day and the 180-day following the confirmation of infection with SAR-CoV-2 virus and proving that this condition has been fulfilled by means of the vaccination certificate, in paper or electronic form, or the European Union digital COVID-19 certificate.

 

The self-declaration( Declarație pe propria răspundere)  must include: name and first surmane, date of birth, address of the house/household/place of work, reason for travel, date of completion and signature.

Source: https://www.facebook.com/PrimariaMunicipiuluiIasi/posts/4701200226605915

Authors: Ilie Cimpoesu, Ecaterina Perju, Erica Filote, Georgiana Doroftei