Rommania country of 19 million residents is one of the poorest in the European Union and ill-equipped to deal with a spike in hospital cases.
With its dilapidated health system suffers from a severe shortage of doctors, especially in small towns.
Romania hospital blaze kills at least 10 infected people have been killed and several others seriously injured in a fire at a private hospital treating coronavirus patients in Romania, officials say.
The blaze broke out in the intensive care unit of the public hospital in the north-eastern city of Piatra Neamt.
One doctor who tried to rescue patients is said to be in a critical condition after suffering serious burns.
Romania’s Health Minister Nelu Tataru told local media the fire was “most likely triggered by a short circuit”.
Mr Tataru said that other Covid patients being treated at the hospital were being transferred to another facility in the city of Iasi.
The injured doctor, who is said to have suffered severe burning to most of his body, was being transferred to the capital, Bucharest, by a military plane, local media report.