Latest News from Bulgaria

Not Many Ukrainian Refugees have Stayed in Bulgaria since the Start of the Invasion

Since the start of the conflict in Ukraine, Bulgaria has received 782,043 refugees at its borders and has granted temporary protection as per the Temporary Protection Directive of EU, to approximately 136,818 Ukrainian refugees, 87 percent of whom are women and children. 54,579 Ukrainian refugees remain within the country as of 5 October.

COVID-19 in Bulgaria: 212 New Cases in the Last 24 hours

The new confirmed cases of coronavirus in Bulgaria for the last 24 hours are 212, according to the data of the Unified Information Portal.

1,302 tests were performed, which means that the proportion of positive results is 16.28 percent.

One patient with confirmed coronavirus infection died.

Russia: The Truck involved in the Explosion of the Crimean Bridge left from Bulgaria

The President of Russia, Vladimir Putin, called the explosion of the Crimean bridge a terrorist attack, the perpetrators, guarantors and executors of which are the Ukrainian special services. The chairman of the Investigative Committee, Alexander Bastrykin, added that Russian citizens and foreign countries were involved in the organization of the attack.

Bulgarian Economy Minister: The Peak of Inflation has Passed

"Unless something happens with the war, I expect that the peak of inflation has passed, thanks to fuel and electricity prices, I don't expect them to go up". This was stated by the caretaker Minister of Economy and Industry Nikola Stoyanov on BNT.

Strokes and Heart Attacks are the most common cause of Death in Bulgaria

The Covid pandemic, which in recent months has subsided worldwide, and which has claimed millions of lives, cannot be compared to the "pandemic" of cardiovascular diseases, which continues to be the leading factor in mortality worldwide. Even last year, heart attacks, strokes and other similar diseases of the cardiovascular system took 80 thousand victims in Bulgaria.

COVID-19 in Bulgaria: 288 New Cases in the Last 24 hours

The new confirmed cases of coronavirus in Bulgaria for the last 24 hours are 288, according to the data of the Unified Information Portal.

1651 tests were done, which means that the share of positive results is 17.44 percent.

One patient with confirmed coronavirus infection died.

COVID-19 in Bulgaria: 697 New Cases in the Last 24 hours

The new confirmed cases of coronavirus in Bulgaria for the last 24 hours are 697, according to the data of the Unified Information Portal.

4,776 tests were performed, which means that the proportion of positive results is 14.6 percent.

Four patients with confirmed coronavirus infection have died.

Loud Protest against the opening of a Bulgarian club in North Macedonia

Several hundred people blow vuvuzelas and chant: "Bulgarians - Tatars and fascists" in Ohrid in front of the building where the Bulgarian club "Tsar Boris III" is to be officially opened, BGNES reports.

Some of the protesters also carry posters with inscriptions against Bulgaria and appeals against the European Union, which supported the "fascist demands of Bulgaria".

Bulgaria: "We Continue the Change" did not accept GERB's offer - they remain Opposition

The co-chairman of "We Continue the Change" Asen Vassilev rejected the offer of GERB's leader Boyko Borissov for the formation of a Euro-Atlantic government with clear priorities.

"We remain a constructive opposition to GERB. We will not join a coalition of theft," he announced at a press conference in BTA.

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