From Thursday, November 11, green certificates obtained after antibody testing will be introduced. This was announced at a briefing today by the Minister of Health Stoycho Katsarov.
The certificate will be for people who have had Covid asymptomatically, or for those who have tested themselves with a test from the pharmacy.
An investigation by Bulgarian Media "Nova" has uncovered a large-scale scheme to issue green certificates to unvaccinated people. One of them costs 450 leva. False documents are received in just two days. According to an intermediary, between 15 and 30 false certificates are issued per day by only one doctor.
Mass dissatisfaction in various industries after the new order of the Ministry of Health. A "green" certificate will be needed almost everywhere. Owners of restaurants, nightclubs, sport arenas and gyms have announced a boycott of the new measures. Even the theaters have concerns about how they will handle the situation.
"Covid certification is a very powerful tool in the fight against the virus. The certificate gives freedoms, it does not take away freedoms. Lockdown is a very rough measure to solve the problem." This was said to BNR by Dr. Petar Markov, an epidemiologist, a lecturer at the London School of Tropical Medicine.
The Minister of Health, Ioana Mihaila, on Tuesday, informed that the government adopted a draft emergency ordinance regulating the legal framework for the release, starting with July 1, 2021, of the COVID-19 digital certificate for travel in the EU.
Thousands of facilities and tour and transfer vehicles in Turkey have been granted the "Safe Tourism Certificate" through a program aimed at ensuring the safety of tourists, relevant staff and travelers from COVID-19.
The Turkey Tourism Promotion and Development Agency (TGA) said the certificates have been granted to a total of 5,216 accommodation facilities.
Whenever we received our report card from school back in my day, the last thing we cared about was the conduct grade of "excellence" we all received. We never knew anyone who received a grade of "decent." We could not understand why there were only two grades, but what we didn't know because it was so rare was that there was also a third one: "reprehensible."