Euroactive: Bulgaria May Change Tactics Towards North Macedonia

Bulgaria is trying to change its tactics towards Skopje, after the country blocked Northern Macedonia's path to the European Union in December, and yesterday the Bulgarian Foreign Minister presented an Action Plan for Cooperation in Implementing the Good Neighbor Agreement to the country's Special Envoy for Bulgaria. , Vlado Buckovski, writes Brussels-based "Euractive".

Weather in Bulgaria: Rains Stop But Freezing Cold Is Coming

It will still rain and occasionally snow in the eastern regions of Bulgaria, BNT reports. Over the rest of the country clouds will be changeable, more often dense, but no rains are expected.

Western-northwestern wind will be moderate. Lows will vary between minus 4°C and 1°C, along the Black Sea coast - about 3°C. Highs will be from 1°C to 6°C.

COVID-19 in Bulgaria: Number of Newly Infected Rises Again

In the last 24 hours, 750 new cases of COVID-19 infected were registered in the in 9,647 tests, show the data of the Single Information Portal, BNT reports.

Thus, the total number of positive cases in Bulgaria since the beginning of the epidemic reached 209 881 people. Of these, the active cases were 61,054.

State of Emergency Declared in Many Regions of Bulgaria, Heavy Rains Caused Massive Power Outage

More than 100 residential areas in the northwestern regions of Bulgaria were left without power last night owing to the damage caused by the heavy rains. Energy company crews are making repairs and work will continue until power supply is restored.

The situation is most severe in western Bulgaria.

Covid-19 in Bulgaria: 620 New Cases, 6,7 Percent of Tests Positive

In the past 24 hours, 620 new cases of coronavirus infection have been recorded in Bulgaria.

7804 tests were made - 3491 PCR and 4313 antigen tests. The ratio between the made and positive tests is 6.7%.

688 people were vaccinated, bringing their total number to 14,161.

By January 12, there were 8,232 active cases.

Bulgaria: Free Hotline Launched for Vaccination Consulting

Bulgaria's National Patients' Organization launches a free hotline on tel. +359 0800 14 515 for expert consultations on COVID-19 vaccines.

From 11 January 2021, two specialists, in epidemiology and immunology will provide free information on the currently available vaccines against OVID-19.