At least 11 people died after a plane crash in Tuzla, Romania.
Romania announces that starting on May 16, the fourth dose of Comirnaty – the Pfizer–BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine – can be administered in vaccination centers and in family medicine offices for all adults.
Romania reintroduces mandatory face mask wearing in outdoor and indoor public spaces; reduces the operating hours and capacity of bars, restaurants, cinemas, gyms, and sporting events; and also reduces the quarantine period, amidst concern that the next wave of COVID-19 could overwhelm the health system.
Romania reports a record high of 1,356 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours.
Romanian Prime Minister Mihai Tudose resigns after losing the support of the Social Democratic Party.
A motorway bridge near Ancona, Italy, collapses killing two Italians and injuring two Romanian workers. The Italian highway agency links the collapse with a temporary structure that was designed to support it.
Despite massive protests in recent days, Romania's government adopts an emergency ordinance to decriminalize some graft offences.
European Union Foreign Ministers support Serbia's candidacy to join the European Union despite opposition from Romania.
Romanian Prime Minister Emil Boc and his entire cabinet resign after major social and political unrest in the country.
The Federal Supreme Court of Switzerland rules that Romanian footballer Adrian Mutu has lost his final appeal in a five-year legal battle meaning he has to pay a record €17 million in damages for breaching his contract.