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Moldova COVID-19 Regulations InfoHub

Moldova COVID-19 Regulations InfoHub

ALL SPECIAL COVID-19 RELATED REGULATIONS ESTABLISHED IN MOLDOVA

* The information on this page is updated as of 01 October 2021.

At the moment, a state of emergency in public health is established in the whole territory of the Republic of Moldova effective till 30 October 2021 (this term can be extended).

Starting from 01 October 2021, the new restrictions are introduced to prevent and control the COVID-19 infection depending on the number of confirmed cases of new infections (see below the specific regulations that refer to various levels of COVID-19 alert)).

On this page, you will find the current COVID-19-related regulations which are most relevant for the wider public (including the requirements on entering the Republic of Moldova, conditions for carrying out various types of activites, access of public places and events, etc.) structured in an orderly and easy-to-use format.

Should you have any further questions, do not hesitate to contact us.

All the decisions by the National Extraordinary Public Health Commission can be accessed (in Romanian and Russian) via the following link: https://gov.md/ro/content/informatii-privind-coronavirus

TABLE OF CONTENTS:

 1) ENTRY TO MOLDOVA REGULATIONS

2) GENERAL MEASURES TO PREVENT AND CONTROL COVID-19 INFECTION

3) DETERMINING THE COVID-19 ALERT LEVELS: GREEN, YELLOW, ORANGE, RED

4) COVID-19 CERTIFICATES

5) CONDITIONS FOR CARRYING OUT CERTAIN TYPES OF ACTIVITIES, ACCESS TO PUBLIC SPACES, AND ORGANIZATION OF EVENTS


1) ENTRY TO MOLDOVA REGULATIONS: 

Entry into the territory of the Republic of Moldova is allowed without any restrictions if one of the following documents is provided:

  • Certificate of vaccination against SARS-CoV-2 confirming the completion of the full vaccination scheme – provided that at least 14 days have passed after the completion of the full vaccination scheme;
  • Negative result of RT-PCR test for SARS-CoV-2 – not older than 72 hours; or
  • Negative result of a rapid antigen test for SARS-CoV-2 – taken no more than 48 hours before boarding (in cases of travelling by common transport) or before entering the territory of Moldova (if travelling by personal transport).
  • Medical confirmation of the previous COVID-19 infection – for people who previously contracted COVID-19 – within the period between 15 and 180 days (6 month) before entry;
  • A confirmation of presence of anti-COVlD-19 antibodies – valid for 90 days after the relevant investigation.

All the documents/certificates specified above shall be provided in one of the following languages: Romanian, English, French, German, Italian, or Russian.

For persons who fail to produce any of the documents specified above:

  • The respective persons must observe self-imposed isolatation (quarantine) for a period of 14 days.
  • These persons will have to fill in an obligatory epidemiological form and sign a personal liability declaration on complying with the obligation to quarantine for 14 days at the place declared. The form can be downloaded here. In the case of minors of up to 14 years of age, the epidemiological form and the personal liability declaration are filled in and signed by the legal representative of the minor or the accompanying person.
  • The self-isolation can be interrupted after 7 days, if a PCR COVID-19 test or an Ag SARS-CoV-2 rapid antigen test is taken with a negative test result confirmed.

The exemption from self-isolation obligation is provided for the following categories of persons (if they do not show any clinical symptoms of respiratory infection or fever):

  • chidren up to 12 years of age;
  • pupils/students up to 18 years old who are about to take exams, who go to follow their studies at educational units/institutions in the territory of Moldova or abroad, or who travel for the purpose of completing /organizing / following studies/participating in international competitions or olympiads upon providing confirmation documents; and persons accompanying them;
  • flight crews and aircraft / ships service personnel, the brigades and personnel providing maintenance services for train sets, drivers and the service staff of road freight vehicles and paid road passenger transport vehicles of more than 9 seats, including the driver’s seat (this exception will be valid until 30 September 2021);
  • persons travelling for health reasons, including the accompanying persons (upon providing confirmation documents);
  • trans-border workers that enter the Republic of Moldova from Romania or Ukraine, as well as persons from the Republic of Moldova employed by entities from the above mentioned countries who provide the confirmation of contractual relations with the relevant entities (this exception will be will be valid until 30 September 2021);
  • holders of diplomatic, service, official, special or other similar passports, as well as holders of Laissez-Passer travelling documents issued by the United Nations, including members of the families of diplomatic and consular personnel, the staff of international organizations/missions accredited in the Republic of Moldova, and/or the staff involved in providing humanitarian assistance;
  • transiting persons (if the transit time does not exceed 24 hours from the moment of registering the entry into the Republic of Moldova), with the transit itinerary being determined by the Border Police General Inspectorate;
  • persons who are summoned by courts-of-law/law enforcement bodies of the Republic of Moldova, as well as their legal representatives upon providing the documentary confirmation of summoning.

2) GENERAL MEASURES TO PREVENT AND CONTROL COVID-19 INFECTION:

  • Obligatory wearing of protective masks in all closed public spaces (including public transport) and in open spaces where it is not possible to keep the social distance of at least 1 metre. The mask shall cover both the mouth and the nose.
  • Keeping social distance of at least 1 metre,

With the following exceptions:

– if other distance is required by special provisions, or
– in cases of passengers travelling by public transport.

  • Respecting hands hygene rules.
  • Respecting respiratory hygene rules.
  • Complying with the relevant self-isolation (quarantine) imposed, under one’s own responsibility.
  • Complying with the measures imposed by authorities in the territories or at the institutions where quarantine measures are imposed.
  • Personal monitoring by each individual of the health condition and consulting the medic upon the first symptoms of the COVID-19 infection.


3) DETERMINING THE COVID-19 ALERT LEVELS: GREEN, YELLOW, ORANGE, RED:

In all localities of the Republic of Moldova (villages and towns), Chisinau and Balti municipalities, administrative units of Gagauzia, one the following 4 levels of COVID-19 alert are to be determined: green, yellow, orange, red. Specific measures approved for each alert level can be found below in the relevant sections on each type of activity or event.

The criteria for determining of these levels are as follows:

GREEN: if the cumulative number of COVID-19 infection cases for the last 7 days is under 50 per 100 thousand of people.

YELLOW: if the cumulative number of COVID-19 infection cases for the last 7 days is between 50 and 99 per 100 thousand of people.

ORANGE: if the cumulative number of COVID-19 infection cases for the last 7 days is between 100 and 249 per 100 thousand of people.

RED: if the cumulative number of COVID-19 infection cases for the last 7 days is 250 or more per 100 thousand of people.

The decision on attributing the level of alert in a particular locality is taken by the National Public Health Agency each Monday. The current alert levels can be can be found here.

After attributing a specific alert level to the relevant territorial units by the National Agency, territorial comission shall convene within 48 hours to establish special measures corresponding to the relevant alert level for each locality. The measures taken shall be maintained for a period of 14 days.

At the moment, the alert level confirmed in Chisinau is RED.

 

4) COVID-19 CERTIFICATES

As long as these regulations establish a requirement to show or produce a COVID-19 Certificate, this notion would refer to one of the following documents:

  • Certificate of vaccination against SARS-CoV-2 confirming the completion of the full vaccination scheme (paper-based or electronic). The certificate is only valid if at least 14 days have passed after the completion of the full vaccination scheme;
  • Negative result of RT-PCR test for SARS-CoV-2 – not older than 72 hours;
  • Negative result of a rapid antigen test for SARS-CoV-2 – not older than 48 hours;
  • Medical confirmation of the previous COVID-19 infection – for people who previously contracted COVID-19 – within the period between 15 and 180 days (6 month);
  • A confirmation of anti-COVlD-19 antibodies presence – valid for 90 days after the relevant investigation.

Persons under 18 years of age are exempted from providing a COVID-19 Certificate for accessing certain spaces or events specified (except for cases of entry into the Republic of Moldova, to which special rules applies – see above).

Nevertheless, in the context of complying with the rules on the maximum number of people and/or limitation of space, persons under 18 yrs old are included into the number of people allowed to access certain spaces or events.

 

5) CONDITIONS FOR CARRYING OUT CERTAIN TYPES OF ACTIVITIES, ACCESS TO PUBLIC SPACES, AND ORGANIZATION OF EVENTS:

  • General working arrangements and conditions:

The management of all institutions/organizations shall ensure the compliance with the sanitary measures at the workplace as follows:

– Airing of closed spaces;

– Social distancing;

– wearing of masks in all closed spaces by all persons regardles of vaccination status;

– arranging a flowing access of visitors and accompanying persons inside the institution/provider who shall wear protection masks;

– monitoring employees’ health condition at the beginning of the working day and keeping relevant records. If symptoms of acute respiratory infection are detected, the employee is not admitted to work, shall self-isolate and inform the family doctor;

– providing the personnel with sufficient amounts of personal protection equipment (masks, goves, visors, as relevant);

– monitoring the correct use of masks (the mask shall cover both the mouth and the nose);

– Installing alcohol-based hands sanitizer dispencers at the entrance in visible places;

– Organizing, if possible, of the working schedule so as to divide the staff in groups that start/finish their activities with a time difference of at least one hour. The employees with children of pre-school and scholl age should be prioritized when determining the working schedule to adjust it to the working hours of educational institutions.

In the case of ORANGE or RED alert levels established:

Public and private entities shall establsih their workng schedule under the following conditions:

– Introducing the work from home, where the the nature of their activities would allow;

– Introducing the differentiated working schedule, if working from home is not possible, by dividing the staff into groups that would start and finish their work at a difference of at least 1 hour. When determining a differentiated working schedule, the employer should give priority to employees who have minor children in their care.

 

  • Public food establishments (bars, restaurants, etc.):

General conditions of work under the conditions of GREEN or YELLOWalert levels:

Continuing the work at full capacity under the following conditions:

– Preventing crowding by ensuring the possibilities for social distancing of at least 1 m. between people, except for people who stay at the table. The maximum of 4 people may be allowed at the same time at one table, except for groups made up of family members.

– Compulsory measuring of body temperature for each visitor / customer at the entrance into the premises, denying the access for people with fever and informing them about the need to consult a doctor.

– Sanitizing and disinfecting the tables after each customer.

– Sanitizing and disinfecting of the staff working spaces, service spaces and toilets every 2 hours, with the registration of these works in a special register kept by the operator in a free format.

– Monitoring employees’ health condition at the beginning of the working day, and keeping the relevant records. If symptoms of acute respiratory infection are detected, the employee is not admitted to work, shall self-isolate and inform the family doctor.

– Providing the staff with sufficient quantities of personal protective equipment (masks, gloves, aprons and visors, where relevant). Monitoring the correct use of masks (the mask shall cover both the mouth and the nose) as well as the frequency of changing the protection equipment.

– Installing alcohol-based hand sanitizers at the entrance in visible places.

– Ensuring the use of separate toilets by staff members and visitors.

– Installing plexiglass/glass protection screens at the till/checkout and at the places for taking orders.

– Ensuring the conditions for complying with hand hygiene requirements after each client; when preparing food – before and after any contact with food.

Special measures provided for the ORANGE alert level:

Outdoors activities: at the maximum capacity;

Indoors activities will continue within one of following options:

a) By using at most 35 % of places available indoors; or

b) By using at most 75 % of places available indoors, with the obligation for all clients to show a COVID-19 certificate at the entrance.

Special measures provided for the RED alert level:

Outdoors activities: at the maximum capacity;

– Indoors activities – by using at most 50 % of places available indoors, with the obligation for all clients to show a COVID-19 certificate at the entrance.

 

  • Open-air events (shows, concerts, festivals, etc.)

In case of the GREEN alert level – ensuring compliance with general anti-COVID-19 measures:

YELLOW: Open-air events, such as shows, concerts, festivals, etc. are organized with the maximum number of 2 500 spectators, with the obligation for all visitors/clients to show a COVID-19 certificate at the entrance.

ORANGE: Open-air events, such as shows, concerts, festivals, etc. are organized with the maximum number of 1000 spectators, with the obligation for all visitors/clients to show a COVID-19 certificate at the entrance.

RED: Open-air events shall be suspended.

 

  • Private events (weddings, baptizing parties, dinner parties)

In case of the GREEN alert level – ensuring compliance with general anti-COVID-19 measures:

YELLOW: Under one of the following options:

  1. with participation of at most 100 people indoors or 150 people outdoors, and ensuring of the space of at least 2 sq.m. for each visitor/client in the service area, OR
  2. with the participation of 300 people max. indoors or 350 people outdoors, and ensuring of the space of at least 2 sq.m. for each visitor/client in the service area, with the obligation for each of them to show a COVID-19 certificate.

ORANGE:

indoors – with the participation of 200 people max. OR

outdoors – with the participation of 250 people max.,

in both cases – ensuring of the space of at least 2 sq.m. for each visitor/client in the service area, with the obligation for each of them to show a COVID-19 certificate.

RED:

indoors – with the participation of 100 people max. OR

outdoors – with the participation of 150 people max.,

in both cases – ensuring of the space of at least 2 sq.m. for each visitor/client in the service area, with the obligation for each of them to show a COVID-19 certificate.

 

  • Theatres, cinemas, concert halls, night clubs and dance floors

In case of the GREEN alert level – ensuring compliance with general anti-COVID-19 measures:

YELLOW:

– for activities in theatres, cinemas, concert halls, held indoors and outdoors – at the maximum capacity provided, with the obligation for all visitors/clients to show a COVID-19 certificate at the entrance;

– for activities in night clubs and at the dance floors: at the capacity which ensure the space for visitors/clients of at least 4 sq.m. for each visitor/client, with the obligation for all visitors/clients to show a COVID-19 certificate at the entrance.

ORANGE:

– for activities in theatres, cinemas, concert halls, held indoors and outdoors – at the capacity of 50 % of seats available indoors, with the obligation for all visitors/clients to show a COVID-19 certificate at the entrance;

– for activities in night clubs and at the dance floors: at the capacity which ensure the space for visitors/clients of at least 7 sq.m. for each visitor/client, with the obligation for all visitors/clients to show a COVID-19 certificate at the entrance.

RED:

– for activities in theatres, cinemas, concert halls, held indoors and outdoors – at the capacity of 50 % of seats available indoors, with the obligation for all visitors/clients to show a COVID-19 certificate at the entrance.

– Night clubs and dance floor activities shall be suspended.

 

  • Scientific gatherings, conferences, seminars, and other similar events

In case of the GREEN alert level – ensuring compliance with general anti-COVID-19 measures.

YELLOW: Under one of the following options:

a) with participation of at most 150 people indoors or 200 people outdoors, and ensuring the space of at least 2 sq.m. for each person, OR

b) without limiting the number of participants – ensuring the space of at least 2 sq.m. for each person, with the obligation for all participants to show a COVID-19 certificate.

ORANGE:

indoors – with the maximum number of 150 persons

outdoors – with the maximum number of 200 persons,

in both cases – with the obligation for all participants to show a COVID-19 certificate.

RED: ONLINE only

 

  • Entertainment areas and entertainment parks

In case of the GREEN alert level – ensuring compliance with general anti-COVID-19 measures.

YELLOW: Ensuring a surface of at least 2 sq.m. for each visitor/client within the spaces for visitors/client.

ORANGE: Ensuring a surface of at least 4 sq.m. for each visitor/client within the spaces for visitors/client, with the obligation for all visitors/clients to show a COVID-19 certificate at the entrance.

RED: The activities of entertainment areas and entertainment parks shall be suspended.

 

  • Retail entities:

– Ensuring free flows of visitors/customers within the premises of the commercial entity.

– Allowing access into the commercial premises only to visitors/customers with protection masks, except for children of the age of 12 years or under.

– Limiting the number of visitors/customers within the commercial premises based on the limit of 1 person per 4 sq.m. of the free commercial spaces. Children up to 12 years old shall not be subject to these restrictions and will be allowed into the commercial premises together with the adults who accompany them.

– Allowing the access of visitors/customers into commercial premises who are ensured with protection masks, except for children of up to 5 years of age.

– Creating the maximum number of tills/checkouts, particularly during the peak times, to avoid crowding.

– Installing visible signs/indicators on the floor to ensure compliance with social distance requirements of 1 m. near tills/checkouts.

– Compulsory temperature measuring at the entrance to the commercial entity for each visitor/customer, denying the access to people who have fever and informing them about the need to consult a doctor.

– Cleaning the surfaces, buskets, trolleys, etc. with sanitizers and carrying out wet cleaning at least 3 times per day, keeping the registry of such works kept by the entity in a free format.

– Installing alcohol-based sanitizing liquids dispensers at the entry to the administered commercial premises, in places which are visible and accessible to visitors/customers, for ensuring hand sanitation by clients.

– The visitors and the staff of commercial entities will inform the clients on the necessity to respect social distancing of at least 1 metre, with exception of family members or groups of up to 3 people.

– Installing plexiglass or glass protection screens at the till/checkout.

– Providing the staff with sufficient quantities of personal protection tools (masks, gloves, aprons and visors, if relevant). Monitoring the correct way of wearing masks (the mask shall cover both the mouth and the nose), as well as the frequency of changing the protection equipmnet.

– Monitoring subordinate employees’ health condition, including measuring their temperature at the beginning of and during the working day and keeping the related records. In case of identifying any symptoms of an acute respiratory infection, the employee is not allowed to work, shall self-isolate and notify the family doctor.

 

  • Shopping centres:

– Limiting the number of visitors/customers within the shopping centre based on the limit of 1 person per 4 sq.m of the commercial spaces.

– Allowing the access to shopping centres to visitors/customers who are ensured with protection masks, except for children under 12 years if age.

– Reminding visitors/customers about the obligation to maintain social distancing of at least 1 metre, except for family members and groups of 3 people at most.

– Monitoring subordinate employees’ health condition, including measuring their temperature at the beginning of the working day and keeping the related records. In case of identifying any symptoms of an acute respiratory infection, the employee shall not be allowed to work and shall self-isolate and notify the family doctor.

– Monitoring hand sanitation by each visitor/customer by using the dispensers with alcohol-based disinfecting liquids installed at the entrance to the shopping centre, at lifts, WCs, and on each floor/level.

– Placing the information at the entrance into the shopping centre on the maximum number of visitors who are allowed simultaneously inside the shopping centre.

– Monitoring the number of people who are simultaneously present inside the shopping centre, by using electronic persons counting systems at the entrance and the exit or through personal monitoring carried out by the security staff.

– Placing warning notifications on the maximum number of people who are allowed to enter simulatenously the spaces of common use within the shopping centre (e.g. WC, lifts, etc.).

– Opening the maximum number of access points to avoid crowding at the entrances and exits.

– Separating entrance and exit points, if the entity has such possibilities, by installing relevant indicators.

– Installing signs/indicators on the floor in front of self-service equipments (such as ATMs, coffee/tea machines, payment terminals, etc.) to ensure social distance of at least 1 metre between people.

– Informing both the sellers and customers on the public health measures on the prevention of the COVID-19 infection by using local radio points or other audio equipment, as well as by displaying the information materials that promote personal hygene and infection prevention rules.

– Ensuring the cleaning of intesly used surfaces at least 2-3 times per day (lifts, elevators, WCs, ATMs, payment terminals, stairs, etc.).

 

  • Markets and entities within their territory:

– Arranging and monitoring visitors/customers flows by ensuring certain distance between the entering and exiting flows.

– Bringing to the attention of visitors/customers the obligation of maintaining social distance of 1 metre, including upon the request by visitors/customers.

– Allowing access to the territory of the market for only those visitors/customers who have protection masks, except for children of the age of 12 years or younger.

– Monitoring the staff health condition at the beginning of the working day and keeping the related records. In case of identifying any symptoms of an acute respiratory infection, the employee shall not be allowed to work and shall self-isolate and notify the family doctor.

– Providing all staff and sellers with sufficient protection equipment (masks, gloves).

– Arranging trading places in a way to ensure the distance of at least 2 metres between them.

– Ensuring good functioning of sanitary units (WCs, changing rooms) in the territory of markets (pavilions, etc.), providing them constantly with sanitation liquids/substances, connection to water supplies and sewer systems.

– Sellers to carry out disinfection of tools and working surfaces with alcohol-based liquids at least 3 times per day, without deteriorating the quality and safety of food products.

– Carrying out disinfection of tools/working equipment, refrigeration equipment, deposits, products/goods selling spaces, tables and the whole territory at the end of each day.

– Informing both the sellers and customers with respect to the public health measures to prevent the COVID-19 infection by using local radio points or other audio equipment, as well as by displaying the information materials that promote personal hygene and infection prevention rules.

 

  • Railway and automobile passenger transport and related activites (bus/railway stations, auto-testing stations, etc.):

– Ensuring compliance with the sanitary measures in transport units, such as auring, providing sanitizers and obligatory wearing of protection masks by drivers, conductors and passengers throught the entire journey.

– Placing information materials that promote hygene and COVID-19 prevention rules in public transport units and regular broadcasting messages on the importance of complying with sanitary measure in public transport through the audio- and video-systems installed in the public transport. – Assuring the protection of the staff that carries out transportation by road and related activities by: (i) actively encouraging vaccination against COVID-19, (ii) providing protection equipment (masks, gloves); (iii) providing sanitizers (for hands and surfaces); (iv) daily health checks of employees at the beginning of the working turn (health condition assessmnent).

– Adjusting the timetable and mobilizing the maximum number of transport units available, particularly in peak times.

– Monitoring the staff health condition during the working day and keeping the relevant records. If symptoms of acute respiratory infection are detected, the employee is not admitted to work, shall self-isolate and inform the family doctor.

– Ensuring the maximum number of open ticket offices at bus/railway stations.

– Permanently monitoring the flows of people to avoid crowding.

– Complying with the requirements on cleaning, disinfecting surfaces at the bus and railway stations and public transport units at the beginning of the working hours and after each journey performed at the terminal station.

 

  • Educational institutions

General conditions:

Starting from 01 September 2021, the educational institutions (of primary, gymnasium, high school, technical and higher professional education) will carry out their activites in-person at all institutions, under the condition of observing the relevant special rules related to the activity of such institutions.

Once every 14 days, all non-vaccinated staff of educational institutions shall undergo, at their own expense, COVID-19 testing (rapid diagnostic test AgSarsC-oV-2 or PCR test).

The persons who will provide one the documents specified below are not required to undergo the tests:

– Certificate of vaccination against SARS-CoV-2 confirming the completion of the full vaccination scheme (with any approved type of vaccines);

– Medical confirmation of the previous COVID-19 infection – for people who previously contracted COVID-19 – within the period between 15 and 180 days (6 month);

– A confirmation of presence of anti-COVlD-19 antibodies – valid for 90 days after the relevant investigation.

The testing requirement remains in force until the recommended level 95 % of the vaccinated staff is achieved.

Other measures relating to the activity of educational institutions can be found in the Decision of the National Extraordinary Public Health Commission no. 60 of 23 August 2021.

Special provisions introduced depending on the COVID-19 alert level:

YELLOW:

All educational institutions continue their activities according to their normal programme with physical presence.

ORANGE:

General education institutions will continue their activities according to their normal programme with physical presence;

Technical professional education and higher education institutions will work on-line, except for practical lessons that involve the use of technical/laboratory equipment.

RED:

General education institutions will continue their activities according to their normal programme with physical presence;

Technical professional education and higher education institutions will work on-line.

 

  • Sports/fitness centres, sports grounds, swimming pools:

General conditionsGREEN level:

– If possible – holdling acitivities and events in open air;

– Informing the coaches and athletes on the recommendations provided by specilised central authorities with respect to the applicable sanitary and epidemiological measures against the COVID-19 infection.

– Maintaining social distance of at least 1 m between persons;

– Ventilation of all premises, including the staff offices and changing rooms.

– Desinfecting the changing rooms and the sporting equipment used in the course of trainings at the end of the training.

– Providing staff memebrs with individual protection equipment – gloves, masks, sanitizers. Obligatory wear of protection masks by all employees;

– Installing the dispensers with hand sanitizers at the entrance into the sports institution, and obliging the persons to disinfect their hands.

– Providing, at the entrance to sports institutions, information leaflets on hygene measures, maximum number of visitors that can stay inside simultaneously, obligation to maintain the social distance of at least 1 metre.

– Approving clear protocols with respect to cleaning and disinfection for both the places and the materials/equipment used, with all the spaces and equipment to be cleaned and disinfected after each training.

– Establishing and strictly complying with the trainings schedule. Simultaneous trainings are only allowed, if several training grounds are available.

– The access to the entity will be allowed depending on the capacity of the centre/sports ground with the aim of avoiding crowding based on advance programming calculated in a way to ensure sufficient time for disinfecting the spaces and surfaces between the groups of users.

– Informing visitors on the public health measures for the prevention of the COVID-19 infection through the use of audio/video systems installed, as well as by displaying information materials that promote the hygene and COVID-19 prevention rules.

Special provisions depending on the COVID-19 alert level:

YELLOW:

The activities will continue under on the following options:

  1. a) by ensuring the space of at least 4 sq.m. for each person; or
  2. b) at the full capacity – if all client will show a COVID-19 certificate at the entrance.

ORANGE and RED:

Ensuring the space of at least 7 sq.m. for each person, with the obligation for all clients to show COVID-19 certificate at the entrance.

Group trainings shall be suspended.

 

  • Sporting events

GREEN alert level: Holding events complying with the with the general anti-COVID-19 measures.

YELLOW:

The event will be held under on the following options:

  1. with participation of spectators – up to 50 % capacity, both indoors and outdoors, OR
  2. at the capacity of 75 %, with the obligation for all spectators to show a COVID-19 certificate at the entrance into the space where the event is held.

ORANGE:

With the participation of spectators up to 50 % capacity (both indoors and outdoors), with the obligation for all spectators to show a COVID-19 certificate at the entrance into the space where the event is held.

RED:

indoors – wihtout spectators;

outdoors – with the participation of spectators up to 50 % capacity, with the obligation for all spectators to show a COVID-19 certificate at the entrance into the space where the event is held.

Sporting events organised under the aegis of specialised international sporting federations will be held according to the protocols established by those federations.

 

  • Hairdressing and other beauty services (CAEM code: 96.02):

– When providing services, ensuring a distance of at least 1 m. between the people in wait.

– Daily monitoring of the staff health conditions at the beginning of each working shift and keeping relevant records. If symptoms of acute respiratory infection are detected, the employee is not admitted to work, shall self-isolate and inform the family doctor.

– Installing hands sanitizers at the entrance in visible and accessible places.

– Arranging working places in a way to ensure the distance between them of at least 2 metres.

– Providing the staff with individual protection tools – overalls, masks, gloves.

– Ventilation and cleaning of premises every 2 hours.

– Cleaning working places and surfaces with alcohol-based sanitizers (armrests, tables, chairs, etc.) after each client.

– Compulsory wearing of masks by the staff and clients. The mask shall cover both the mouth and the nose.

 

  • Religious activities:

– Organizing, if weather conditions permit, of the religious activities performed by the clergy in open air, maintaining the social distance of at least 1 m. between persons and wearing protection masks;

Admission of a limited number of people inside the places of worship, so as to ensure the area of at least 4 sq.m. per each person and social distance of at least 1 meter between the persons participating in religious activities (except for ministers/clergy). The flow of people will be directed in such a way as to avoid crowding. The priests/ministers shall ensure strict compliance with these requirements by all persons entering places of worship.

– Installing dispensers with alcohol-based hand sanitizers at the entrance into the place of worship in visible and accessible places. Each person entering the place of worshop shall disinfect his/her hands.

– Conducting observational checks and measuring body temperature at the entrance to the places of worship for each person, denying the access for those persons who show symptoms of respiratory infections (cough, sneezing, a runny nose) or have fever, and informing them about the necessity to consult a doctor.

– Obligatory wearing of protection masks throught the entire period of staying inside the place of worship. The mask shall cover both the mouth and the nose.

– Placing information notices in visible places on the rules of social distancing, avoiding crowding, limited access to places of worship and places of holding religious services (including the maximum number of people allowed simultaneously inside the place of worship, as well as on the obligation to wear protection masks correctly, comply with the rules of hands sanitation and good sense in cases of couhing and sneezing). The clergy shall monitor compliance with the established rules by all persons being present inside places of worship.

– Monitoring the health condition of the clergy/ministers at the beginning of the working day. In case of identifying the specific symptoms of the acute respiratory infection, the person will not be allowed to conduct services, shal self-isolate and inform the family doctor.

– Avoiding the contact with and kissing of the objects of worship.

– Not allowing any food consumption or providing food within the place of worship.

– Promoting the salute between the clergy and the congregation exclusively by bowing and genuflexion, without embraces.

– Blessings will be provided/received at a distance of at least 1 metre.

– The objects and contact surfaces (door handles, balustrades, chairs, etc.) shall be sanitized periodically, once every 3-4 hours.

– Calling on the persons from risk groups, elderly people and persons with chronic deseases to avoid overcrowded places and to pray at home.

– Avoiding the organization of pilgrimages.