Mandatory 28-day quarantine for coronavirus-infected patients

All persons treated for Covid-19 at a hospital are to be quarantined for 28 days. This was effected by an order of Bulgaria's Minister of Health Kiril Ananiev. The minister's new ordinance also says that on the grounds of Article 60, paragraph 1, and in connection with Article 74 of the Administrative Procedure Code, preliminary execution of the ordinance is envisioned with the aim of ensuring citizens' life and protecting their health. The measures are being taken in order to contain the spread of the Covid-19 epidemic.

Subjects to mandatory home isolation (quarantine) are the following confirmed cases of Covid-19 - people without symptoms, i.e. those who have been in contact or identified during the epidemic research, as well as people with mild clinical complaints - body temperature below 38°C, cough, malaise, runny nose, sore throat, gastrointestinal symptoms such as nausea, vomiting and/or diarrhoea, without changes in mental status, i.e. confusion or lethargy, and without concurrent chronic or immunocompromising conditions, etc., the Ministry of Health announced.

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