Covid-19


    • State of epidemic emergency extended until 30 April

      State of epidemic emergency extended until 30 April

      At an extraordinary meeting of the government today it was decided to extend the term of the emergency epidemic situation in Bulgaria until 30 April. In this regard, Prime Minister Boyko Borissov directed the health minister to prepare an order clearly setting out the deadlines for the gradual easing of measures.

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    • Government introduces new anti-epidemic measures

      Government introduces new anti-epidemic measures

      New, stricter measures aimed at mitigating the spread of the novel coronavirus are being introduced by the government. The new restrictions are to take effect on Friday, 27 November and apply until 21 December. The news came from Minister of Healthcare Kostadin Angelov. The order will officially enter into force Friday evening.

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    • Government extends epidemic emergency until 31 August

      Government extends epidemic emergency until 31 August

      Prime Minister Boyko Borissov said at a news conference on Monday that the state of epidemic emergency in Bulgaria, prompted by the spread of COVID-19, will be extended by a month until 31 August by order of Health Minister Kostadin Angelov.
      "We will extend the state of emergency due to the pandemic by one more month to make the measures work," Borissov said.

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    • Bulgaria extends Covid-19 epidemic emergency until 31 July

      Bulgaria extends Covid-19 epidemic emergency until 31 July

      The Covid-19 epidemic emergency, in effect until July 15, will be extended until July 31, 2020, Bulgarian Health Minister Kiril Ananiev told a news briefing here on Monday. The decision was made at a meeting with Prime Minister Boyko Borissov, members of the National Coronavirus Task Force, Finance Minister Vladislav Goranov and Deputy Prime Minister Tomislav Donchev.

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    • Facemasks mandatory at pharmacies as well, no mass celebrations until 30 June

      Facemasks mandatory at pharmacies as well, no mass celebrations until 30 June

      Bulgarian Health Minister Kiril Ananiev has issued four orders which set out the new rules and measures in connection with the coronavirus. They will be valid until the end of the epidemic emergency - 30 June. Initially, the mandatory wearing of protective masks had to remain only in public transport. Kiril Ananiev's order states now that we must wear personal protective equipment at pharmacies and hospitals too. Wearing facemasks remains recommended in all other public venues, especially outdoors.

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    • Epidemic emergency extended

      Epidemic emergency extended

      Based on a report by the Chief State Health Inspector Dr. Angel Kunchev, the state of epidemic emergency is being extended, Health Minister Kiril Ananiev told a news briefing on Wednesday at the Council of Ministers. In the morning, Prime Minister Boyko Borissov had a meeting with the national coronavirus taskforce to discuss the overall epidemic situation in Bulgaria. Ananiev said that in his report, Dr. Kunchev points out that the spread of the coronavirus is still a major risk to the health and lives of people.

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