Currently, there are no prerequisites in the Republic of Moldova to postpone or cancel the presidential elections scheduled for November 1.
This stated yesterday the Minister of Health, Labor and Social Protection Viorica Dumbraveanu, linking the situation with the COVID-19 pandemic, infotag.md
At the same time, the minister acknowledged that the situation could change. However, despite this, the minister stated that the country is preparing for the next presidential elections in the context of pandemic.
"The CEC has created a working group, which also includes health professionals. A special instruction has been drawn up, and it clearly spells out the measures to be taken before and during the elections," the minister said.
According to her, the instruction has been confirmed by the Emergency National Commission for Public Health.
"Protective measures will be taken not only for members of polling stations and the commission but also for those who will vote - we are talking about airing and disinfecting the premises," the minister said.
She believes that at the moment there are no preconditions for the presidential elections to fail.
“But everything will depend on the epidemiological situation,” Dumbraveanu stressed.