Latest News from Bulgaria

Coronavirus Mu Variant Has Not Been Detected in Bulgaria as Yet

Currently, the Delta version of the coronavirus is dominant in Bulgaria,told BGNES virologist Prof. Radka Argirova.

She pointed out that so far the "Mu" strain has not been detected in our country, and according to the classification of the European Bureau of the World Health Organization in Europe, it is still sporadically found in travelers.

SANS and Interior Ministry Inspect Energy Watchdog

State Agency for National Security (SANS) and the Ministry of Interior have requested information from the Energy and Water Regulatory Commission and the Independent Bulgarian Energy Exchange, the two institutions have told BNR. They did not specify what the required information was, but most likely these are documents related to electricity trading on the energy exchange.

Weather in Bulgaria: Code Yellow for First Frosts in Many Regions

Bulgaia's National Weather Service declared a code yellow danger fof very low morning temperatures on September 24. It applies to western, south-western and part of southern Bulgaria - for the districts of Plovdiv, Sofia city, Sofia region, Kyustendil, Pernik, Blagoevgrad, Pazardzhik, Stara Zagora and h Fore-Balkan region the lows will very between 1 -3 degrees C.

Sofia Wants EU to Take Bulgaria's Side in Dispute with North Macedonia

Bulgaria expects effective actions from EU institutions to promote the values ​​of democracy and respect for human rights in the Republic of North Macedonia, Bulgarian President Rumen Radev said during his meeting on Tuesday with EU Enlargement Commissioner Olivér Várhelyi. The meeting was not followed by a media briefing and Várhelyi left for Skopje later the same day.

Bulgarian Health Authorities to Take Decision on Booster Dose Soon

A third booster dose will be administered in Bulgaria soon. There will be such a recommendation for certain risk groups, told bTV the director of the National Center for Infectious and Parasitic Diseases Prof. Iva Hristova. This dose is administered 8 months after the second vaccine shot and is aimed to boost immunity.

Bulgaria May Need New Lockdown as of 15 October - Mathematical modeling prompts

45% of Bulgarians say that they have not vaccinated themselves and do not intend to do so. Meanwhile, doctors have warned that only 26% of Covid beds in Sofia are vacant.

The mathematician from BAS Prof. Ognyan Kunchev believes that a new lockdown will have to be imposed in Bulgaria soon.

Before the Election, GERB's Party Electorate is the Most Mobilized, According to Survey

GERB's party electorate is most mobilized before the November 11th elections, with 82% supporting the party. This is shown by the results of a sociological survey of "Market Links" commissioned by BTV. It was conducted among 1076 people in the period 14-20 September 2021 by the methods of direct personal interview and online survey.

COVID-19 Mortality in the United States, Britain, Israel and Bulgaria

Another wave, this time caused by the Delta variant of the coronavirus, has been raging in the four countries since July 21. A general observation is also the absence of restrictive measures for the summer period. People travel relatively calmly, visit restaurants and lead a normal life.

"We Continue Change" Registered for Upcoming Elections with CEC

The coalition "We continue change" submitted to the Central Election Commission (CEC) the documents for registration of the coalition for participation in the parliamentary elections on November 14, its press center reported.

Delegation of European Parliament is Visiting Bulgaria

A delegation of the European Parliament is on a two-day visit to Bulgaria.

This is the first visit of members of the Civil Liberties Commission in the country.

They will meet with various civil society organizations, as well as senior government and government officials, including the president, ombudsman and chief prosecutor.

INTERVIEW/ Romanian Ambassador in Washington assures US investors that Gov't in Bucharest, functional, there is no legislative instability

AGERPRES special correspondent Florentina Peia reports: Romania's Ambassador in Washington, Andrei Muraru, told AGERPRES in an interview that he gave assurances to US investors, whom he encourages to come to Romania, that the Executive in Bucharest is a functional one, and the change of its makeup should not affect the business environment.

Weather in Bulgaria: Cloudy and Little Sun Today

Today the clouds will be variable, over the western half of the country decreasing more often to sunny. By evening, the clouds will decrease over the eastern regions. It will blow to a moderate wind from the northwest. Maximum temperatures will be between 16° and 21° Celsius. Atmospheric pressure is and will remain higher than the average for the month.

President Radev Made Video Address to 76th Session of UN General Assembly

In a video address to the 76th session of the UN General Assembly, Bulgarian President Rumen Radev said that Bulgaria will continue to work for efficient United Nations, adequately prepared to respond to the needs of humanity in the 21st century.