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The scope of people arriving from the UK and Northern Ireland who previously were banned from entering and staying in Bulgaria has been expanded, the Ministry of Health has announced.
This is regulated by an order of the Minister of Health Kostadin Angelov, which enters into force from 00:00 on 22 December.
At a time when we are becoming increasingly aware of the crucial importance of science for the protection of human health and for the global development, we would like to remind you of some of the meetings radio Bulgaria has had during the year with young Bulgarian scholars who a significant contribution to science.
"At the moment, there is no evidence that the new strain of coronavirus, discovered in the UK, makes the vaccine meaningless, because the vaccine, like the natural disease, leads to the formation of neutralizing antibodies and cellular immunity. " said, Head of the Department of Infectious Diseases at the Medical University in Sofia.
In some places in Eastern Bulgaria, and in the northeastern regions the rain will mix with snow. Around and in the afternoon over Southwestern Bulgaria there will be temporary breaks in the clouds.
It will be almost quiet in most parts of the country, in the eastern regions with a weak northeast wind.
"The number of new cases of COVID-19 and mortality do not decrease at the expected rate after the introduction of new measures because there is a hidden morbidity. There are infected people who prefer not to be examined, do not allow us to register them - to quarantine them and their relatives," said Director of "Pirogov" emergency hospital Prof. Asen Baltov on bTV this morning.
Expulsion of one diplomat does not mean reduction of their number. There will be a new military attache and new spies will be sent to Bulgaria, explained diplomat Milen Keremedchiev on Nova TV in connection with the Russian diplomat expelled from the country for espionage. There are two reasons why.
Bulgaria has banned foreigners arriving from the UK until January 31st. The new order of the Minister of Health came into force at midnight. The reason is the newly discovered strain of coronavirus in the UK.
The decision was made late last night after an extraordinary meeting with Prime Minister Boyko Borissov.
New restrictive measures are introduced to all persons entering the territory of the Republic of Bulgaria from the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.
With his Order, the Minister of Health Prof. Kostadin Angelov imposed a mandatory 10-day quarantine on all persons, including Bulgarian citizens arriving from the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.
Romanian gymnast Ana Barbosu won the gold medals in all four final events on apparatuses - vault, uneven bars, beam and floor, at the 2020 European Championships in Women's Artistic Gymnastics, Juniors' competition, in Mersin, Turkey.
One Russian and three Bulgarian citizens face criminal charges in the United States for illegal export of strategic technologies to Russia, the US Justice Department reported. The names of the Bulgarians are Dimitar Dimitrov, Milan Dimitrov and Mariana Gargova, and the Russian is Ilias Sabirov, TASS reported.