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COVID-19 in Bulgaria: Sharp Jump in New Cases in the Last 24 hours

In the last 24 hours, 595 new cases of coronavirus infection were registered in Bulgaria (472 more than yesterday)with 5331 tests performed (nearly 11.1 percent positive), it is clear from the new data published in the Unified Information Portal.

Bulgaria: Slavi Trifonov is Suing Kiril Petkov

Leader of "There Is Such a People" Slavi Trifonov will sue the resigned Prime Minister Kiril Petkov. This is clear from a statement of the Sofia City Court.

The amount of his claim is BGN 50,000.

Bulgaria: Third Case of Monkeypox has been Confirmed

A third case in Bulgaria of a man infected with monkeypox has been confirmed - the chief state health inspector Angel Kunchev told journalists. Two cases were confirmed a few days ago. No surprise, according to Kunchev, as the patient was in contact with one of the first confirmed cases.

Bulgaria: 50.5% of People Disapprove of the Overthrow of Petkov’s Cabinet

"The Bulgarian society is divided in its views on what is happening in the country. Among the instinctive momentary reactions to the way the government was overthrown, sympathy for Petkov's government prevailed, and this led to a situational mobilization of his supporters (which can also be seen in the approval of Nikola Minchev).

Bulgarian Doctor Kunchev: In 2-3 weeks We Expect a Peak of a New COVID-19 Wave

"We are already in a new wave of COVID-19", confirmed on Nova TV the chief state health inspector Dr. Angel Kunchev.

"We are moving 3-4 weeks after what is happening in Western Europe. In the next two to three weeks, we are expected to face an increase in the new wave," he said.

COVID-19 in Bulgaria: 123 New Cases in the Last 24 hours

123 are the new cases of coronavirus in Bulgaria for the past 24 hours. This is shown by the updated data of the Unified Information Portal.

This is 10.84% of the 1134 tests performed.

320 patients are in hospitals, of which 26 are in intensive care units.

Bulgarian Ex-Minister: The Whole World Knows that We Export Weapons to Ukraine

"Obviously, the war in Ukraine has sunk into the tracks and will be a long event. The question is what can be done to prevent such tensions from recurring."

This was said to BNR by Ivailo Kalfin, former Deputy Prime Minister, former Foreign and Social Minister and former MEP. He is currently the Executive Director of Eurofound.

North Macedonia’s Foreign Minister: We may Not Get a New Proposal

"North Macedonia is in constant communication with France and Bulgaria in order to reach a proposal that takes into account all sensitive topics", Foreign Minister Bujar Osmani said on TV21.

But the minister also acknowledged that it is possible that no new proposal will be received by the end of June.

COVID-19 in Bulgaria: 240 New Cases in the Last 24 hours

The new cases of coronavirus in Bulgaria in the last 24 hours are 240, according to the data of the Unified Information Portal.

1974 tests were performed for the day, of which 12.2 percent were positive.

The active cases are 61 301, and 122 people were reported cured.