Bulgaria: Anti-Epidemic Measures Eased – Health Minister

Health Minister Kostadin Angelov issued an order regulating the anti-epidemic measures in Bulgaria for the period April 12 - 30, the Health Ministry press centre informed on Thursday.

In-person classes at schools will resume, following a preset schedule. Higher education institutions will resume practice lessons, activities and examinations for all students, as well as term examinations that cannot be taken online, state and thesis examinations.

As of April 12, cultural and entertainment events can be held at 30 per cent seating capacity. This includes festivals, cinemas, theatres, circuses, stage performances, concerts, museums, galleries, libraries and other art venues.

As of April 12, restaurants and pubs will reopen at 50 per cent capacity, with working hours limited to 6 am to 11 pm.

As of April 29, discotheques, bar-clubs, piano-bars, variety bars and night bars will reopen at 50 per cent capacity.

As of April 16, gaming halls and casinos will reopen at 50 per cent capacity.

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