Latest News from Bulgaria

Vacccination Rate in Bulgaria Lower than Officially Reported

For two months, the Bulgarian authorities have been miscalculating the number of vaccinated people in the country. The information system, which reports data on vaccinated and infected, reported a sharp increase in fully vaccinated Bulgarians by 73,000 per day with only 8,538 doses of vaccines.

EasyJet with Routes to 30 Countries in August

In August, the low-cost airline EasyJet will serve 30 countries. There is a dropout of three countries compared to the same month in 2019 - Estonia, Finland, Norway and Slovenia will no longer be served, although all of them except Norway will "return" in September-November.

COVID-19 in Bulgaria: Steady Increase with 200 New Cases

The number of new cases of coronavirus in our country has increased on a daily basis both as an absolute number and as a percentage.

There are 200 new registered infections for the last 24 hours accordingto the data published in the Unified Information Portal.

15 641 tests (PCR and antigenic) were performed..

Presidents of Austia and Bulgaria Discuss Topical Issues

Bulgarian President Rumen Radev paid a working visit to Salzburg on 26 July, at the invitation of Austrian Federal President Alexander van der Bellen.The meeting of the two heads of state focused on topical issues of bilateral relations, as well as topics on the EU agenda, including overcoming the restrictions on freedom of movement due to the coronavirus pandemic, EU priorities for green and d

Tourists from Romania 46.7 Percent of All EU Visitors to Bulgaria

In June, in the conditions of pandemic, Bulgarian citizens took 458,700 trips abroad, National Statistical Institute data show.  In June, 2019 the number of trips abroad was over 717,000. The number of visits by foreigners to Bulgaria in June, 2021 was 742,800,

COVID-19 in Bulgaria: 193 New Cases

The newly confirmed cases of coronavirus in Bulgaria over the past 24 hours are 193 from 20,910 tests, the daily report on the National Information Portal shows on July 27.

The total lab-confirmed positive cases in the country since the start of the epidemic are 423,879.

The active cases are 7,456.

Еmblematic Devil's Bridge in Ardino to Apply for UNESCO World Heritage List

Ardino Municipality, Kardzhali District, will apply to UNESCO for including the emblematic Devil's Bridge in the list of world cultural and natural heritage. The stone structure was built in the 14th century and was one of the main road connections of the Rhodope Mountains with the Aegean Sea.

COVID-19 in Bulgaria: Bourgas District Moves back from Green to Yellow Zone

Bulgaria's Bourgas district has been re-designated as Covid-19 yellow zone as the number of cases has started to increase since last week.

According to data from the regional health inspectorate on July 26, there are 25 cases per 100,000 population.

Acute Shortage of Medical Professionals Adds Pressure to Bulgarian Healthcare System

More than 500 medical workers leave Bulgaria every year. With the start of the Covid crisis and the strain on the healthcare system, the shortage of medical workers reached a critical point. At this point statistical data are staggering - at medical establishments there is a shortage of 470 doctors and 26,000 nurses!