North Rhine-Westphalia Requires Mandatory COVID-19 Test for Those Coming from Bulgaria

The German province of North Rhine-Westphalia requires a mandatory coronavirus test for those arriving from Bulgaria, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced.

Testing should be performed by rapid test or PCR test up to 24 hours before entering the territory of the federal state or immediately thereafter, but not later than 24 hours after arrival.

Pandemic in Development: New Restrictions and Vaccination Campaigns in Different Countries

The number of confirmed cases of coronavirus infection worldwide increased by more than 434,779 people in the last 24 hours and reached 79.23 million, according to World Health Organization data released today and cited by TASS and BTA.

Europol Warns: Cases of Online Child Abuse on the Rise during Pandemic

The head of the EU's crime-fighting agency says perpetrators are spending more time online due to the various lockdowns across Europe. Catherine de Bolle called the development "an ongoing danger."

Cases of online child sex abuse are up this year owing to the coronavirus pandemic, the head of the EU's crime agency said on Monday.

"No room for mitigating measures"; Crisis Staff to decide on New Year's Eve measures

Members of the Crisis Staff should decide on the measures that will be valid during the upcoming holidays, bearing in mind that the medical part of the Crisis Staff strongly opposes any celebrations, while the economic part considers that the economic losses are great.