Bulgarian Parliament extends state of emergency until May 13 at first reading
The proposal was submitted by the Council of Ministers on 2 April, 2020. The left wing demanded that the ruling coalition make an analysis of the effect of the restrictive measures to date, stating that the state of emergency should remain in place until the end of April. GERB party accused them of failing to understand the gravity of the problem. The Movement for Rights and Freedoms, DPS, supported the proposal to extend the state of emergency but demanded a discussion of the government’s measures.