Latest News from Bulgaria
A large number of Bulgarians seem to have already been exposed to COVID-19 and recovered. That's according to opinion polls by Gallup International Balkan.
The data are from an independent face-to-face survey, part of the agency's regular program. The survey was conducted 4-12 February among 1,011 adult Bulgarians across the country.
By the end of the new government's tenure in 2025, we believe that we should and can reach GDP of 67%. In 2019 it was about 54%, now maybe we have about 55% on average, which means that incomes grow with similar dynamics, said for "The Day Begins" talk show Plamen Dimitrov,President of the Confederation of Independent Trade Unions in Bulgaria (CITUB).
The Prosecutor General Gabriela Scutea had a meeting on Wednesday with the chargé d'affaires with the United States' embassy in Bucharest, David Muniz, the topics discussed being combating corruption and organized crime, measures regarding environment criminality, the rule of law.
Bulgaria is among the few countries in which there is growth in consumption and rising incomes during the coronavirus crisis. This was stated by Minister of Economy Lachezar Borisov during the virtual Economist event entitled EU Recovery and Resilience Fund for Bulgaria's Transition: Innovation - Green Agenda - Digital Transformation.
According to a new order issued by the Bulgarian Health Minister, school and university students from Greece, Turkey, Serbia, the Republic of North Macedonia and Romania, who travel to Bulgaria every day or at least once a week, will not be required to present PCR test result every time they enter Bulgaria.
The order comes into effect as of February 17.