All Bulgarians travelling to Romania to be held in mandatory quarantine

All Bulgarian nationals who are travelling to Romania will be held under mandatory 14-day quarantine at an address that they have to provide. The restriction does not apply to truck drivers and transit travellers, border police authorities inform. The measure is in force since midnight on 25 March.

Cargo trucks travelling via Bulgaria to Moldova and Ukraine may cross the Bulgarian-Romanian border only via the Danube Bridge at Rousse. At the Bulgarian-Romanian border the traffic flow is within normal at all border checkpoints.

On the border with the Republic of Serbia at the Vrashka Chuka checkpoint the traffic was stopped for snow clearing. At the Kalotina checkpoint the truck traffic is normal. At both checkpoints on the Serbian side only humanitarian and cargo trucks are being let through.

On the border with the Republic of North Macedonia at the Gyueshevo checkpoint the traffic flow is normal. Foreign citizens travelling by cars, vans and buses are not allowed entry into North Macedonia. Macedonian nationals are allowed to enter only via the checkpoint at Gyueshevo. Travellers are allowed to exit North Macedonia only at the Gyueshevo - Deve Bair checkpoints.

According to information provided by the Greek border guard authorities, only foreign citizens who work or live in the country are allowed to enter Greece. They have to show an official identification document in Greek. The restriction does not concern cargo trucks.

On the border with Turkey at the Kapitan Andreevo and Lesovo checkpoints the traffic of outbound trucks is very heavy. As of 19 March, foreign citizens travelling by cars, vans and buses are not permitted to enter Turkey, only Turkish nationals are being let in.

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