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Easing of rules for tourists entering Bulgaria is being discussed

We have been working on easing restrictions and rules for entering Bulgaria, which would boost interest in this country as a tourist destination. This is what Minister of Tourism Stella Baltova said in an interview with BNR. Speaking about the..

published on 5/21/21 10:43 AM

Less than 3% of recent Covid-19 tests return positive result

There have been 368 new cases of coronavirus infection in Bulgaria for 24 hours. 2.7% of the 13,165 tests performed were positive, according to data of the Single Coronavirus Information Portal at midnight. 4,073 patients with..

published on 5/21/21 8:45 AM

Covid-19 in Bulgaria: Day 439

Dr. Branzalov: novel coronavirus cannot spread as easily as in 2020 Bulgaria already has the necessary quantities of vaccines. Logistics have been significantly improved and 100% of the orders are being fulfilled. "We would achieve herd..

published on 5/20/21 7:35 PM

British coronavirus strain with mutation typical for Brazilian variant found in Bulgaria

Reading the genome of coronavirus isolated from a Bulgarian patient shows that the British variant has acquired a mutation that is  characteristic of the Brazilian strain. This was what Prof. Todor Kantardzhiev, head of the National Center for..

published on 5/20/21 4:42 PM

Bulgaria reports 361 new cases of Covid-19 out of 11,061 tests performed

361 new cases of Covid-19 have been confirmed in Bulgaria in the past 24 hours out of 11,061 tests performed, indicate data of the Single Coronavirus Information Portal. 3.3% of the tests have returned positive result. The highest number of new..

published on 5/20/21 8:46 AM

Covid-19 in Bulgaria: Day 438

10.5% of Bulgarians over 60 with two doses of Covid-19 vaccine 17.5% of all Bulgarians over 60 have been vaccinated with one dose of vaccine against Covid-19 and 10.5% or almost 209,000 with two, the Ministry of Health announced in response to..

updated on 5/19/21 6:40 PM

The Covid-19 pandemic has a serious impact on the mental health of Bulgarians

The Covid-19 pandemic also has a serious impact on people's mental health, whether or not they have had the coronavirus infection. According to psychiatrists, severe depressive disorders have increased by 25% since the beginning of the..

published on 5/19/21 10:00 AM

Covid-19 recoveries for a day are 6 times more than number of newly infected

457 new cases of coronavirus infection have been registered for a day in Bulgaria. 3.3% of the 13,794 tests performed returned positive result, according to the Single Coronavirus Information Portal. The highest number of newly infected people is..

published on 5/19/21 8:45 AM

Covid-19 in Bulgaria: Day 437

Children under five to be exempt from presenting negative test result upon arrival Following an order of Bulgaria’s caretaker Minister of Health issued on May 18, children under five, who are nationals of Bulgaria, EU members states, Schengen..

published on 5/18/21 6:16 PM
Bulgaria’s caretaker Minister of Health Stoycho Katsarov

Children under five to be exempt from presenting negative test result upon arrival

Following an order of Bulgaria’s caretaker Minister of Health issued on May 18, children under five, who are nationals of Bulgaria, EU members states, Schengen countries, the United Kingdom, Australia, Canada, the USA, Japan, New Zealand, China,..

published on 5/18/21 4:49 PM