Latest News from Bulgaria

Newly Infected with COVID-19 in Bulgaria are Growing

121 new cases of coronavirus were registered in Bulgaria during the last 24 hours. They were identified after 15,842 tests were performed. This means that the percentage of infected is 0.8, according to data from the Unified Information Portal.

There are two people who died of coronavirus in the past 24 hours. The cured for the same period are 69.

Bulgaria’s Winning Party Makes Sudden U-Turn on Coalition Talks

A deputy enters the new parliament's first session in Sofia on July 21, 2021. Photo: EPA-EFE/VASSIL DONEV

"We're doing this round of discussions because the citizens want stability," Philip Stanev, an MP for There's Such a Nation, told the media on his way to the National Assembly on Thursday.

Mura pull out a draw against Ludogorets

Murska Sobota – Slovenian football champions Mura pulled out a goalless draw against Bulgaria’s Ludogorets in the first leg of the second round of qualifying for the UEFA Champions League at home last night, which means their potential promotion to the third round will be decided in the fixture in Bulgaria next Wednesday.

There is Such a People is Starting Negotiations to Form a Government

The largest parliamentary party "There is Such a People" (ITN) is starting negotiations to form a government, BGNES reports. The consultations will take place in the next three days, and an invitation for a meeting has been unofficially addressed to the leaders of the BSP, "Stand up BG! We are coming" and Democratic Bulgaria.

Weather in Bulgaria: Warm and Dry Period Begins

Another warm and relatively dry period begins. No precipitation is expected today. If there are any, they will be in isolated places in the mountainous and foothill areas, mostly in the Fore-Balkans and the central Stara Planina. Temperatures in the afternoon will be between 25 and 30 degrees. Wind with noticeably stronger gusts is expected in Eastern Bulgaria.

Week in Review: Hopes and Pitfalls

Deja Vu

Local TV broadcasting a special statement by Bulgarian TV host turned politician, Slavi Trifonov, and leader of the 'There Is Such a People' party after the country's parliamentary elections, in Sofia. Photo: EPA-EFE/VASSIL DONEV

Bulgaria Will Donate 172,500 Vaccines to Kingdom of Bhutan

Bulgaria will donate 172,500 Vaccines to Kingdom of Bhutan.

On July 22, 172,500 vaccines with the manufacturer AstraZeneca will be transported from Bul Bio - NCIPD to Sofia Airport, the Ministry of Health announced.

Bulgarian Recovery Plan Published for Discussion

The revised Plan for Recovery and Sustainability of Bulgaria has already been published for public discussion, Deputy Prime Minister Atanas Pekanov said.

"NATO to protect its neighbors from Serbia and Belgrade's intentions"

"It is time for the EU and NATO to become realistic about Serbia and for Washington D.C. to send a clear signal that NATO will protect all of Serbia's neighbors from 'Belgrade intentions'", said the U.S. expert on Balkan issues, Daniel Serwer, as Koha reports.

COVID-19 in Bulgaria: 145 New Cases

The newly confirmed cases of coronavirus in Bulgaria over the past 24 hours are 145 from 15,953 tests, the daily report on the Unified Information Portal shows on July 21.

The total lab-confirmed positive cases in the country since the start of the epidemic are 423,223.

The active cases are 7,391.