Moldova tightens COVID-19 curbs amid rise in infections
CHISINAU, Sept 9 (Reuters) – Moldova will tighten lockdown restrictions on Friday due to a sharp rise in COVID-19 cases, a national commission said on Thursday.
The new curbs will include a ban on non-vaccinated people visiting restaurants, bars and cultural events and be in effect from Sept. 11 to Oct. 31.CHISINAU, MOLDOVA – NOVEMBER 14, 2020: An installation dedicated to doctors battling COVID-19 in Cathedral Square. Valery Sharifulin/TASS (Photo by Valery Sharifulin\TASS via Getty Images)
Moldova, where citizens are currently required to wear masks in public places, and restaurants and bars close at 11:00 pm, has registered 272,325 COVID-19 cases with 6,466 deaths as of Sept. 8.
Officials say about 25% of Moldova’s population are vaccinated. AdChoices