"In fact, what is happening in Serbia, which introduced curfew yesterday, the situation in Bansko (Bulgarian resort), the situation in Italy and Spain, where police through speakers call people to return home - this is a state of war," Geshev said for Nova TV.
The Chief Prosecutor urged the public to understand that the country is actually at war for the survival of its citizens.
By order of the Prosecutor's Office and by decision of the Crisis Staff in Bansko, the ski area in the city shall be closed immediately. This was announced by the mayor of the municipality Ivan Kadev. The foreign nationals at the resort will be visited on the spot and will fill out declarations that they are aware of the state of emergency in Bulgaria.
There are two positive samples for a coronavirus in Bansko. The first was announced by Prof. Ventsislav Mutafchiiski at a regular briefing at the Operations Headquarters on Monday morning. A 9-year-old child from England is the 52nd case of a coronavirus infection registered so far in Bulgaria, the National Crisis Staff announced on Monday morning.
A 9-year-old child from England is the 52nd case of a coronavirus infection registered so far in Bulgaria, the National Crisis Staff announced on Monday morning. The uncle of the child, who is also in Bulgaria's ski resort Bansko, had previously been in contact with his sister, who was suffering from a coronavirus infection.
The Prosecutor's office said on January 31 that it started a new investigation against former environment minister Neno Dimov in relation to the Bansko ski resort concession, BNT reported.
In a statement, the Prosecutor's office said that the investigation was being conducted by the Specialised Prosecutor's office.
No material damage is reported after the Bansko earthquake last night.
The quake was registered around 7:36 PM Bulgarian time. According to the National Institute of BAS, the epicentre was 6 kilometers north of Razlog and 85 kilometers south of Sofia.
According to the latest information, the magnitude was 3.5 on the Richter scale and its depth was 20 km.