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Mandatory mask-wearing restricted

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As of Thursday, 11 August face masks against Covid-19 will only be mandatory inside medical establishments, pharmacies, optician’s, specialized social service institutions. Mask-wearing will also be required on public transport and inside indoor stops/stations. Exemption from the requirement is allowed for children under the age of 6. 

The order was issued by Health Minister Assen Medzhidiev and will be in effect until 18 August, inclusive 

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