Bulgarians allowed to travel between cities and regions

As of 6 May, the checkpoints set up by the Interior Ministry at the entry and exit points of large cities as part of the coronavirus restrictions, will be removed and Bulgarians will be able to travel between cities and regions again, the Health Ministry said Tuesday.

The Health Minister has also ordered lifting the more rigorous restrictions for moving in and out of Sofia.

The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Bulgaria was 1,704 as of 5 p.m. on Tuesday, according to figures of the national coronavirus task force. Fifteen new cases were registered during  the day. Infected healthcare workers total 182, five of whom tested positive on Tuesday. The total number of fatalities stands at 80, with two new registered during the day.

On Tuesday morning,  the national coronavirus task force reported 57 new cases registered in the past 24 hours. In that period, there were four fatalities and 21 recoveries, bringing the total number of recovered COVID-19 patients to 342.

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