The Ministry of Finance will allocate 19.5 million lei from the Government’s intervention fund to the Ministry of Health, Labor and Social Protection for buying ventilators for persons infected with the novel coronavirus. The ventilation equipment will be acquired through the agency of the Center for Centralized Public Procurement in Health, IPN reports.
Under the decision of the Commission for Exceptional Situations, by derogation from the law on public procurement, the Ministry of Home Affairs will be able to purchase antiseptics and personal protective equipment by negotiation, without preliminarily publishing a notice of participation. The acquisitions to the value of at most 1 million lei are also needed to prevent and combat infection with COVID-19.
During the period of emergency, the planned admissions to health facilities, regardless of their ownership and legal organizational form, will be suspended.