Latest News from Bulgaria

The Head of State: We Have a Future and What Bulgaria’s Tomorrow Will Be After the State of Emergency is Over Depends on Our Common Sense, Actions and Solidarity Today

The National Assembly passed the State of Emergency Measures Act. The state of emergency was declared by virtue of resolution on 13 March. My decision is to impose a veto on part of the act and to return it for a reconsideration in the Bulgarian Parliament, the presidential press office reported.

190 COVID-19 Infected in Bulgaria

190 are already the infected with a coronavirus people in Bulgaria, Prof. Ventsislav Mutafchiiski said at a briefing.

He revealed that it is not only Sofia that is ready to build places for treatment of infected people outside hospitals. "We are looking for halls and other indoor spaces where we can quickly make field hospitals in all the regional towns in Bulgaria" the general said.

185 COVID-19 Cases in Bulgaria

There are already 185 COVID-19 cases in Bulgaria. This was said by Prof. Ventsislav Mutafchiiski at a briefing.

171 COVID-19 cases in Bulgaria, People Aged 40 to 49 Most Affected

The new cases of people infected with the new coronavirus in Bulgaria are 32, as the total number of cases in the country has reached 174, the head of the National Crisis Staff announced. 28 are the new cases registered in Sofia. Young people also become infected, but they usually develop only light symptoms compared to older people.

Bulgaria’s Parliament passed the COVID-19 State of Emergency Measures Act

Bulgaria's Parliament passed the COVID-19 State of Emergency Measures Act. The act was earlier discussed by President Rumen Radev and Parliament Speaker Tsveta Karayancheva.

On March 20 MPs conclusively passed the State of Emergency Measures Act.

The law sets out the measures taken during the state of emergency to limit the spread of coronavirus.


More Good News! Three People already Cured from COVID-19

Three are already cured by COVID-19 in Bulgaria. This is what the Chief State Health Inspector, Dr. Angel Kunchev, told NOVA.

The first cured patient is a woman housed in the MMA, Chief of National Operations Staff Major General Ventsislav Mutafchiiski announced earlier today. The other two are from Pleven.

The Number of COVID-19 Infected People in Bulgaria Reached 142

142 people are infected with a COVID-19 in Bulgaria. This was announced by the chief of the Operations Headquarters and the chief of the MMA, General Prof. Ventsislav Mutafchiiski.

After Dobrich and the four reported cases on Friday, the infection also reached Shumen. There is 1 patient in Shumen - he is admitted to the infectious ward. He came back from Bansko a few days ago.

Stricter Measures against the Spread of COVID-19 Introduced in Bulgaria

17 new coronavirus infected patients have been registered in Bulgaria on Friday. The total number is already 127, General Ventsislav Mutafchiiski, head of the national headquarters, said. The first cured coronavirus patient is to be released on Saturday.

World Happiness Report: Bulgaria is Ranked 96th in the World

UN experts announce Finland as the happiest country in the world for the third consecutive year, BNR reported, citing AFP.

The researchers conducted a large-scale survey of their World Happiness Report among residents of 156 countries to evaluate their happiness levels, taking into account factors such as GDP, social support, personal freedom and levels of corruption.

Bulgarian Minister of Health Bans The Export of Quinine-Based Medicines

The Minister of Health issued an order banning the export of quinine-based medicines until a second order. The aim is to meet the needs of the Bulgarian market in connection with the WHO declared pandemic and the complicated epidemic situation related to the spread of COVID-19 on the territory of Bulgaria.

The Astronomical Spring is Here

At 05:49 am, the astronomical spring began in Bulgaria.

The sun, in its apparent movement in the ecliptic, crosses the spring equatorial point, and from the southern hemisphere passes into the north. This is also one of the two days of the year where the day and night are approximately equal in duration.