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No coronavirus in Bulgaria so far

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The head of the Military Medical Academy, General Ventsislav Mutafchiyski, announced on Friday morning that there was no case of coronavirus infection in Bulgaria so far, and all samples tested so far have been negative.

At the backdrop of the declared by WHO public health emergency on an international scale because of COVID-19, later today a joint meeting will be held in the Council of Ministers and the National Operational Headquarters to coordinate measures for prevention and combating the coronavirus.

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