Latest News from Bulgaria

Bulgaria’s Chief Health Inspector: For Now People Cannot Chose Vaccine

"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 Requirements for Entering UK - £210 Needed for Two Tests

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.

Weather in Bulgaria: Code Yellow for Freezing Temperatures in Nine Regions

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.

Slovak Republic Imposes 14-Day Quarantine for Arrivals

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.

Covid-19 in Bulgaria: 163 Newly Infected, 16 People Died

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.

Less Than 20 Percent of Bulgarians Believe in Fair Election

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.

Maya Manolova: Borissov Costs Bulgaria BGN 1 Billion Due to Delayed Vaccination

In the remaining 10 weeks, until the change of government, Borissov will cost 1 billion euros. management decision not to purchase EUR 3 million. covid-19 vaccines. According to economists, Bulgaria's economy is currently losing 100 million euros every week due to vaccination delay.

Wizz Air Announces Seven New Routes from Bourgas in 2021

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. 

Bulgarian Journalist: Borissov Is Afraid, Peevski Is Out, Dogan Ousted

"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+.  

Bulgarian Medical Union: Third Wave of Coronavirus Will Be More Sparing

Bulgaria faces the beginning of the third wave of coronavirus, like it happens in any pandemic, but this wave will by no means result in such high morbidity as the previous ones, told Nova TV Dr. Nikolay Brunzalov,Deputy Chairman of the Management Board of the Bulgarian Medical Union.

Covid-19 in Bulgaria: 1,070 Newly Infected, 34 Fatalities


There have been 1,070 new cases of coronavirus infection recorded in the country, data from the Single Information Portal show.

Yesterday, 11,816 diagnostic tests were made - 6,373 PCR and 5,443 antigen, 9% of tests are positive.

As of February 12, there were 22,801 active cases.

COVID-19 in Bulgaria: Over 1000 New Cases in 24 Hours

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.