Bulgarians arriving from red zone countries required to submit negative PCR test

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As of 19 July, Bulgarian nationals or persons with permanent or long-term residence arriving in Bulgaria from countries in the red zone for coronavirus infections are required to present to the border health control service a negative coronavirus result from a PCR test performed 72 hours before entry, the Health Ministry said.

The requirement applies to people of all ages. If a negative PCR test result is not submitted, the person is placed under a 10-day quarantine.

The number of confirmed Covid-19 cases in Bulgaria reached 422,965, after 5,936 tests identified 35 new infections on Sunday, according to data posted in the early hours Monday on the national coronavirus information platform at https://coronavirus.bg/. The test positivity rate now stands at 0.58%.

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