The Romanian Interior Minister, Marcel Vela issued Military Ordinances no. 5 and 6 of March 30, 2020, which toughen the measures to contain the spread of COVID-19 and place the north-eastern city of Suceava and the surroundings under quarantine
Military Ordinanace no.5 of March 30, 2020 on measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19
The measure to suspend commercial flights to Spain and from Spain to Romania operated by commercial airlines, is extended by 14 days, as from March 31, 2020 at 18.00 hours.
The measure to suspend flights operated by commercial airlines to Italy and from Italy to Romania is also extended for a period of 14 days, as of April 6, 2020.
Exception to the rule are flights operated by state-owned aircraft, cargo flights, airmail flights, humanitarian flights as well as emergency medical services flights. Non-commercial technical landings are also allowed.
Military Ordinance no.6 of March 30, 2020 on placing the city of Suceava and some surrounding communes under quarantine and on creating a buffer zone to protect territorial-administrative units in Suceava County
To contain the fast-spread of the novel coronavirus, the city of Suceava is placed under quarantine, as well as the surrounding area made up of the following eight communes: Adâncata, Salcea, Ipotești, Bosanci, Moara, Șcheia, Pătrăuți and Mitocu Dragomirnei.
A buffer zone is also created during the state of emergency, as a safety measure, around the localities placed under coronavirus quarantine, and it is made up of all other territorial administrative units in Suceava County.