Romania Travel Advisory


Last update: April 7, 2020

There are no other events or situations - such as diseases, distress or unrest -
threatening the personal safety or well-being of travelers to Romania.
The CoronaVirus outbreak is affecting, lightly, some areas in Romania.

The following information may be of interest to travelers:

Coronavirus (Covid-19)

Romania CoronaVirus fast facts:
(as of March 29, 2020)
# of persons currently infected: 3,957
# of persons (previusly infected, now) cured: 460
# of persons in quarantine (infection not confirmed): 25,397

Fatalities: 197
Transit hubs like Bucharest International Airport are being monitored vigilantly to prevent spread of the virus.
Medical staff had been deployed to all border points.
All scheduled flights have been canceled.

Special prevention measures have been taken:
~ elementary schools and high-schools will be closed until May 9, 2020
~ events / gathering are prohibited,
~ shopping malls, (movie) teathres and most museums will be closed until May 9, 2020.
~ all travelers arriving to Romania will be quarantined for 14 days.  
~ all Romania's citizens are required to self-isolate and to leave home only for emergency medical tratment, shopping of essential items and work if work from home not possible.

International Air Transport Association Updates / Info on Travel Restrictions

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