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On January 26, the Bulgarian Red Cross and the U.S. Embassy in Bulgaria gave an online press conference themed "Do it for those you love". With this event they launched an information campaign for COVID-19.
The special guests at the meeting were Acad. Hristo Grigorov, Chairman of the Bulgarian Red Cross, as well as H.E. Herro Mustafa, U.S. Ambassador to Bulgaria.
About 30% of the restaurants have gone bankrupt and will not open at all, and with each passing month this percentage grows, told bTV Richard Alibegov, President of the Bulgarian Association of Restaurants.
The associations of hotel- and restaurant-keepers in Bulgaria demanded resignation of Health Minister Kostadin Angelov because, in their words, "he is waging a war" against them.
The sooner the vaccines are available on the commercial market, the better, told Nova TV Vasil Velev of the Association of Industrial Capital in Bulgaria. Our delivery sources do not have to be limited. He reminded that the EC said that Bulgaira can authorize vaccines on a national level. That's what Hungary did with the Russian vaccine.
In the past 24 hours, 60 people died of coronavirus in Bulgaria, show the data from the Single Information Portal.
Since the outbreak of the pandemic, 8,880 people have died of Covid-19.
On January 25,the newly infected were 772 in 13,540 tests. The data show that 5.7% of tests are positive. A total of 215,589 cases of coronavirus have been confirmed since March.
Given the snail's pace at which the health authorities in Bulgaria have been vaccinating against coronavirus recently, the European target of vaccinating 70% of the total adult population will be achieved in August 2040. The European Commission recommends that it should be done by the end of summer 2021.
For the 20th consecutive year, Novinite.com, the largest English-language news agency in Bulgaria, presents the "Personality in the News" awards.
Bulgarian doctors have been selected as award winners in the annual competition "Personality in the News 2020".
The NoviniteGroup team was clear and unanimous in this choice.