In this section you can find the latest updates on the spread of COVID-19 in Bulgaria and the measures taken here to combat the coronavirus infection registered for the first time on December 31, 2019 in Wuhan, China. 

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Covid-19 in Bulgaria: Day 155

Bulgaria rank s second in Covid-19 mortality in Europe Bulgaria and the United Kingdom share the second place in coronavirus mortality in the last two weeks in Europe with 1.4/100,000, according to the European Center for Disease..

published on 8/9/20 5:37 PM

Bulgaria ranks second in Covid-19 mortality in Europe

Bulgaria and the United Kingdom share the second place when it comes to coronavirus mortality in the last two weeks in Europe with 1.4 per 100,000, according to the European Center for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC). Romania is first with..

published on 8/9/20 2:27 PM
The hospital in Dobrich

Gastroenterologists treating coronavirus patients in Dobrich

All patients with Covid-19 and lung diseases in the district hospital in Dobrich, are beaing treated by two young gastroenterologists, as not a single infectious disease specialist or pulmonologist works in the hospital. In the past 24 hours, 11..

published on 8/9/20 2:20 PM

Different border crossing regimes for Bulgarians in Europe over Covid-19

Switzerland has lifted all restrictions on citizens arriving from Bulgaria, while Norway introduced a mandatory ten-day quarantine for them. Travelers from three Bulgarian regions - Varna, Blagoevgrad and Dobrich, will enter Germany only after a..

published on 8/9/20 10:28 AM

134 people test positive for coronavirus

After 3612 PCR tests performed in the past 24 hours in Bulgaria, 134 newly infected people were identified, according to data of the Unified Information Portal. This time the biggest number of positive samples is in Dobrich - 32, followed by Plovdiv..

published on 8/9/20 9:59 AM

Covid-19 in Bulgaria: Day 154

Germany to test Bulgarians coming from three regions for coronavirus As of today Germany is declaring three regions in Bulgaria to be coronavirus high-risk regions – Varna, Blagoevgrad and Dobrich, the foreign ministry has announced. All..

updated on 8/8/20 5:36 PM
Kostadin Angelov

Health Minister: There are enough hospital beds for Covid-19 patients in Sofia district

“A coordinator will refer patients with coronavirus from the hospitals in Sofia district to hospitals in Sofia,” said Health Minister Kostadin Angelov at a meeting with the directors of the hospitals in Samokov, Etropole, Svoge, Botevgrad and Pirdop...

published on 8/8/20 2:39 PM

195 new Covid-19 cases over past 24 hours

195 new Covid-19 cases have been confirmed in Bulgaria over the past 24 hours out of 5 , 837 PCR tests performed, show data of the single information portal.   7 people have died, 248 have recovered, and there are 55..

published on 8/8/20 9:36 AM

Covid-19 in Bulgaria: Day 153

60/40 measure stimulates unemployment This opinion was expressed by Tsvetan Simeonov, president of the biggest employer organization in the country – the Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BCCI). The government’s 60/40 and 80/20 measures in..

updated on 8/7/20 7:47 PM

Germany declares Varna, Blagoevgrad and Dobrich high-risk coronavirus regions

The Bulgarian embassy in Berlin has been informed by the foreign ministry of Germany that, as part of the coronavirus prevention effort, measures are being prepared regarding entry into Germany by arrivals from three regions of Bulgaria – Varna,..

published on 8/7/20 7:44 PM