IMPORTANT INFORMATION ON CORONAVIRUS

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. 

We also offer you helpful advice and guidance from experts and bring you stories of human compassion and mutual assistance in this time of global hardship.


Covid-19 in Bulgaria: Day 160

Serbia introduces mandatory PCR test for arrivals from Bulgaria All nationals of Bulgaria, Croatia, North Macedonia and Romania must present a negative PCR test performed up to 48 hours prior to entering Serbia, Nova TV informs. The decision..

published on 8/14/20 6:36 PM

Serbia introduces mandatory PCR test for arrivals from Bulgaria

All nationals of Bulgaria, Croatia, North Macedonia and Romania must present a negative PCR test performed up to 48 hours prior to entering Serbia , Nova TV informs. The decision enters into force on August 15 and does not concern the Serbian..

published on 8/14/20 4:09 PM

176 new Covid-19 cases registered out of 5,877 PCR tests performed

176 new Covid-19 cases have been reported in Bulgaria over the past 24 hours, or 2.99 % of the 5,877 PCR tests performed, indicate single information portal data. The biggest number of newly registered cases is in Blagoevgrad – 35, followed..

published on 8/14/20 9:11 AM

Covid-19 in Bulgaria: Day 159

Covid-19 mortality in Bulgaria is 1% Mortality depends on the number of patients and in Bulgaria it is 1%, said in an interview with Nova TV the Chief State Health Inspector Assoc. Prof. Dr. Angel Kunchev. According to him, Bulgaria’s health system..

published on 8/13/20 7:28 PM

Israel lifts quarantine for people arriving from Bulgaria, Croatia and Greece

The requirement for a 14-day quarantine for those arriving from Bulgaria has been lifted, the Bulgarian embassy in Tel Aviv informed. The measure, which takes effect on August 16th, will also be valid for citizens of Croatia and Greece entering Israel...

published on 8/13/20 6:37 PM

Farmers can also claim compensations over Covid-19

By the end of the year, 1.7 billion Bulgarian levs will be paid to farmers, Minister of Agriculture Desislava Taneva said during her visit to the region of Pleven, BNR's correspondent there reported. The Minister told people in the region that all..

published on 8/13/20 6:06 PM

Covid-19 mortality in Bulgaria is 1%

Mortality depends on the number of patients and in Bulgaria it is 1% , said in an interview with Nova TV the Chief State Health Inspector Assoc. Prof. Dr. Angel Kunchev. According to him, Bulgaria's health system was doing well, but if many cases were..

published on 8/13/20 5:28 PM

Bulgaria reports 171 new cases of Covid-19 out of 5,108 PCR tests performed

171 new cases of Covid-19 have been confirmed in Bulgaria in the past 24 hours, out of 5,108 PCR tests performed, data of the Single Coronavirus Information Portal show. The highest number of new infections is registered in Varna-33, followed by..

published on 8/13/20 8:57 AM

Covid-19 in Bulgaria: Day 158

Non-compliance with anti-epidemic measures is worrying: Dr. Stanimir Hasardzhiev Covid-19 poses huge risk to patients with chronic diseases, Dr. Stanimir Hasardzhiev, Chairman of the National Patients’ Organization told BNR. In his words, it is..

published on 8/12/20 7:49 PM

Number of charter flights to Varna and Burgas fall significantly

The number of charter flights to Bulgaria’s coastal city of Varna decreased by 80% in the current summer season. The number of charter flights to Burgas decreased by 83%, data of Varna and Burgas airports show . According to the Chief Executive of..

published on 8/12/20 4:50 PM