On March 17, the Moldovan parliament decided to introduce a state of emergency in connection with the spread of coronavirus.
On March 17, the Moldovan Parliament decided to declare a state of emergency in the country for a period of 60 days. This was reported on the website of the parliament.
The state of emergency is introduced from March 17 and will be valid until May 15. At this time, a special regime of entry and exit is established in the country, quarantine is introduced, mass events are prohibited.
According to Agora, Prime Minister Ion Kiku during a speech in parliament noted that 29 cases of coronavirus infection were recorded in Moldova. Of these, 15 – imported from abroad.
According to the publication, earlier deputies proposed to introduce a state of emergency for 30 days.
In addition to Moldova, a number of other countries, including Finland, Kazakhstan, the USA, Estonia, and the Czech Republic, introduced a state of emergency.
An outbreak of coronavirus infection COVID-19 began in late 2019 in China. March 11, the World Health Organization announced the spread of coronavirus pandemic. According to WHO data, on March 17, 173,344 people were infected with coronavirus in more than 150 countries, 7019 people died. Most cases in China (81 116 people) and Italy (27 980).