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"At the moment there is no real choice of vaccines, we expect that people will be able to choose a vaccine in the summer," Chief State Health Inspector Assoc. Prof. Angel Kunchev told Nova TV.
Kunchev explained that this is because we do not have enough vaccines of all kinds as of yet. He reminded that currently the fewest doses our country have received are of vaccine.
New anti-epidemic measures are introduced in the UK. From today, anyone travelling to the country must reserve in advance and pay for a package of coronavirus tests at a cost of £210 - around BGN 500.
It is mandatory that everyone who arrives in the UK to take a test on the second and eighth days of quarantine.
Code yellow for low temperatures is in force for 9 districts in southwestern and southern Bulgaria - Sofia, Sofia - region, Kyustendil, Pernik, Blagoevgrad, Pazardzhik, Haskovo, Smolyan and Kardzhali. Minimum temperatures in these regions reach minus 15 degrees.
For Tuesday, February 16, a yellow code for cold is declared for the whole of Bulgaria.
From 06:00 am on 17.02.2021, Wednesday, all passengers arriving in the Slovak Republic must undergo a 14-day quarantine in a home environment or in a special state establishment. At the earliest on the eighth day of entry, travelers can take an RT-PCR test, and in case of a negative result, the quarantine is lifted.
Over the past 24 hours, 163 new cases of coronavirus infection have been recorded in Bulgaria, data from the Single Information Portal shows.
Yesterday, 1,852 diagnostic tests were made - 1095 PCR and 757 antigen. This is 9% positivity rate. As of February 15, there were 23,135 active cases in the country.
Only 19% of Bulgarians believe that this country is governed according to the will of the people and 74% are of the opposite opinion, 6% do not give a specific answer. There has been no significant change in this regard in the past few years, according to the latest global Voice of the People (VOP) survey by the Gallup International Association at the end of 2020.
Wizz Air announced today a new seasonal base in Bourgas. The airline will base 1 Airbus A320 aircraft at Bourgas airport between 10 June and 12 September 2021. Along with the establishment of the new base, Wizz Air announced seven additional new services to seven countries from Bourgas starting from June 2021.
"Boyko Borissov wants to stay in power because he is fears for his survival and has all grounds to be afraid - he took too much from too many people. I think that Peevski is history now, it doesn't matter whether they still keep him or not," journalist Koprinka Chervenkova said for "Day with V. Dremdzhiev" talk show on TV+.
1,070 are the new cases of coronavirus in Bulgaria for the last 24 hours, with 11,816 tests performed. This is shown by the data on the Unified Information Portal. Positive samples are 9% of all tested in the past 24 hours.258 are the new cases in Sofia, followed by Burgas - with 110 and Plovdiv - with 93 newly infected.