Latest News from Bulgaria
Greece's national basketball team made up for its shock loss to Latvia on Friday with a comeback win against Bulgaria on Sunday at the Eurobasket qualifiers, to all but qualify to the next round of the tournament.
In the second "window" of qualifiers for the national teams, that saw Greece join the "Sarajevo bubble", the national team missed many first- and second-choice players.
1,792 are the new cases of coronavirus in the last 24 hours in Bulgaria. They were identified after 4,928 PCR tests. 36.3% of the samples are positive, give the data on the National Information Portal. 1039 were cured for the last 24 hours. 69 people died.
The highest number of infected is in Sofia - 375, followed by Varna - 209 and Burgas with 133 cases.
3 327 are the new cases of coronavirus for the past day in Bulgaria. They were identified after 9,179 PCR tests. Most newly infected are in Sofia and Plovdiv. 1,865 people were cured, bringing the total number of those who fought the infection in the country to 46,740.
151 are dead for the past day. Thus, the fatal cases in the country are already 3,680.
Minister of Environment Emil Dimitrov came to the Parliament surprisingly to warn lawmakers about the poor condition of the dams in Bulgaria. He stated that Burgas is facing a serious water crisis, which in 6 months will be a fact and in the coastal city and the situation will be similar to that in Pernik, the town facing persistent water-supply crisis.
The European Commission has approved an amendment to the Bulgarian Innovation and Competitiveness operational program, allowing the mobilization of EUR 511 million from the European Regional Development Fund and the Cohesion Fund to help the Bulgarian economy cope with the adverse effects of the Coronavirus crisis.