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In August 2021, production prices in Bulgaria increased by 3% compared to the previous month and recorded a record growth on an annual basis of nearly 18% as a result of a sharp jump in energy prices, according to data from the National Statistical Institute, quoted by BNR. They are also evidence of a continued rise in inflation in the coming months.
The number of infected vaccinated people in Bulgaria is much higher than in other countries. However, there is a large percentage of people with purchased certificates. This was stated on the air of "Hello, Bulgaria" by Dr. Apsaruh Iliev - head of the laboratory of infections at the University of Bern.
The Social Democrats are joining "We Continue the Change" to run together in the November 14 parliamentary elections.
Talks to join the coalition are also being held with other parties, which would recognize the main political goals and priorities of "We Continue to Change" and are ready to abide by the principles set out in the agreement, they said.
A task force has been established to coordinate the unloading of a Panamanian-flagged ship with fertilizers, that ran into cliffs in the Black Sea off the coast of Northern Bulgaria and is threatening to cause a major pollution of the sea water.
The decision for the task force was announced by Transport Minister Hristo Alexiev after the government's weekly meeting Wednesday.
A protester against COVID-19 restrictions in Sofia, Bulgaria on September 8. Photo: EPA-EFE/VASSIL DONEV
"My observations are that most of the people who appear to be vaccinated but are hospitalised have managed to acquire the documentation in some way or another," respected virologist Dr Radka Argirova told Bulgarian National Television on Wednesday.
The average monthly temperature in October will be around and below the norm. Degrees will be from minus 3 to 28 degrees Celsius.
The monthly amount of precipitation in most of the country will be less than usual, which for the southeastern regions is between 60 and 90 l / sq.m, for the rest - between 40 and 60 l / sq.m, in the mountains - from 80 to 100 l / sq.m.
The European Commission is hoping to start accession negotiations with Albania and North Macedonia before the end of the year, its president Ursula von der Leyen said on Tuesday, as she started a regional tour ahead of the EU-Western Balkans summit on 6 October, news wires reported. "The future of North Macedonia is in the EU. We want you by our side.