Podcast in English
Text size
Bulgarian National Radio © 2024 All Rights Reserved

Bulgaria makes masks mandatory in public

Photo: BGNES

All Bulgarians must wear face-protection mask at indoor or outdoor public places, this country’s Minister of Health Kiril Ananiev has ordered. The control of the new measure is assigned to the Minister of Interior, the district governors and directly to the Police. The new regulation reads that this measure is taken to limit the spread of the COVID-19 epidemic amidst severe emergency situation related to public health nationally and globally. 

Meanwhile, the Ambassador of the United States to Bulgaria Herro Mustafa said that the Bulgarian health system is dealing well with the COVID-19 epidemic and that the measures undertaken by the Bulgarian authorities are effective.


Listen to the daily news from Bulgaria presented in "Bulgaria Today" podcast, available in Spotify.

More from category

The end of the week comes with warm weather and scattered clouds

On Friday , the lowest temperatures in Bulgaria will be between 0 and 5°C; in Sofia- about 2°C. During the day there will be scattered clouds. In the southern regions of the country rainfalls are possible in the afternoon. The..

published on 2/22/24 6:45 PM

Too much imported food is not good for Bulgarians, warns Agriculture Minister

The National Scientific and Practical Conference dedicated to the problems of the food industry was held in Plovdiv. Opening the conference, Agriculture and Food Minister Kiril Vatev said that one of the major shortcomings in food production was that..

published on 2/22/24 6:25 PM

President Macron thanks Bulgarian Prime Minister Denkov for courageous Reforms and pro-European Policy

"Dear Nikolay, thank you for coming to Paris and for this courageous fight for reforms and a pro-European policy for Bulgaria and for Europe," French President Emmanuel Macron wrote in Bulgarian on his Facebook page. The French leader added that..

published on 2/22/24 6:17 PM