Mandatory wearing of protective masks revoked Because of lack of public consensus, Health Minister Kiril Ananiev has canceled the order for mandatory wearing of protective masks in open and closed public places. "We strongly recommend that people use masks daily after leaving their home. Wearing a mask is an opportunity to avoid the introduction of stricter restrictive measures,"the minister said. The state will buy 1 million masks for socially.. See more
"The current situation in the country is more difficult than the economic crisis in 2009. Now we have casualties; we have people who have been seriously ill for a long time; payments on this disease are draining the healthcare system; the economy is suffering big losses," Prime Minister Boyko Borisov said in a television broadcast, in which he answered live questions of citizens. He pointed out that strict restrictive measures were introduced in Bulgaria in.. See more
In a telephone conversation with Italian Minister of Foreign Affairs Luigi di Maio, Bulgarian Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Ekaterina Zaharieva has expressed full support and solidarity with Italy in the battle against coronavirus. Minister Zaharieva pointed out the need for pan-European coordination of actions and expertise to tackle the epidemic. Luigi di Maio compared the situation with the coronavirus to war and added that his country,.. See more
Chair of the Bulgarian Olympic Committee and world record holder in high jump, Stefka Kostadinova, has given courage to all Bulgarians and urged them to be patient and to obey the instructions for protection..
After days of difficult negotiations between the government on the one hand, and the social partners represented by the trade unions and the employer organizations on the other, the government adopted a..
Volunteering is our organization’s greatest strength, says Academician Hristo Georgiev, chairman of the Bulgarian Red Cross, BCR. Despite the quarantine, we are currently feeding 320,000 Bulgarians with..
All Bulgarians must wear face-protection mask at indoor or outdoor public places, this country’s Minister of Health Kiril Ananiev has ordered . The..
Over the past 24 hours the authorities in Bulgaria have stepped up enormously the penalization of persons not complying with the measures against the..
Bulgaria makes masks mandatory at public places All Bulgarians must wear face-protection mask at indoor or outdoor public places, this..