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A woman receives a COVID-19 vacine at the Military Medical Academy in Sofia, Bulgaria, February 22, 2021. Photo: EPA-EFE/VASSIL DONEV
According to Gigov, while 4.6 million doses of different brands have been distributed, only 1.8 million have been used. The expiry date is close for those jabs that arrived in late 2020 or early 2021.
No one has died from COVID-19 in the last 24 hours in Bulgaria. This is shown by the data on the Unified Information Portal.
19 new cases have been registered in the past 24 hours. The infected were identified after a total of 3,900 tests were performed. This means that the positive samples are 0.49%. 92 were cured.
Ohrid – President Borut Pahor made a case for the EU’s rapid enlargement to Western Balkans as he addressed the Prespa Forum Dialogue on Friday, arguing that this was in the interest of the EU and would strengthen the bloc as well as the region.
The president said continued enlargement was instrumental to the stability and prosperity of Western Balkans.
GERB political leader Boyko Borissov met with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Turkey on Saturday, which was shown from a video streamed on Borissov's Facebook page.
President Erdogan used the meeting to emphasize that the country which has the best migration policy in the region was Turkey.
Thousands of Socialists took part in the traditional gathering of the Left here on Saturday to mark the 130th anniversary of the organized Socialist movement in Bulgaria. A week ahead of the snap parliamentary elections, the top-of-the-list MP candidates of BSP for Bulgaria and representatives of its coalition partners gathered on Mounm Buzludzha.
The newly confirmed cases of coronavirus in Bulgaria over the past 24 hours are 81 from 16,184 tests, the daily report on the National Information Portal shows on July 3.
37 were confirmed from PCR and 44 from rapid antigen tests.
The total lab-confirmed positive cases in the country since the start of the epidemic are 421,983.
The active cases are 8,618.
In a mood of eager anticipation, in early June 2021 the Albanian seaside town of Shengjin opened its doors to locals and international visitors alike for the Unum Festival, the first big-scale event held in the region since March 2020, when the COVID-19 lockdown started. The festival hosted 50 international and local music acts over five days.
The newly confirmed cases of coronavirus in Bulgaria over the past 24 hours are 73 from 13,903 tests, the daily report on the National Information Portal shows on July 2.
32 were confirmed from PCR and 41 from rapid antigen tests.
The total lab-confirmed positive cases in the country since the start of the epidemic are 421,902.
The active cases are 8,905.
Brdo pri Kranju – EU enlargement is one of Slovenian EU presidency priorities and a response to strategic challenges, Prime Minister Janez Janša told Thursday’s press conference after a meeting between the government and the EU Commission delegation marking the start of the presidency stint. Slovenia will host an EU-Western Balkans summit in October.