Bulgarian Health Minister: For Now, a Full Lockdown in the Country is Not Necessary

The measures proposed by the chief state health inspector will be discussed on Monday at an extraordinary meeting of an extended panel of the expert council, caretaker Minister Stoycho Katsarov told the media. He assured that a complete lockdown in the country - everything closed and people staying at home, is not necessary for now.

Bulgarian Health Minister: We are Discussing Implementing COVID-19 "Green Certificate"

Soon in Bulgaria it will be necessary for the citizens to have a vaccine, a proven recent illness of COVD-19 or a recent negative test in order to enter establishments of the type of restaurants and cafés. This will not artificially limit their capacity.

A German and an American share the Nobel Prize in Chemistry

The Nobel Prize in Chemistry for 2021 was awarded to the German Benjamin Liszt and the American David Macmillan. The two scientists were honored for their long-term work on the development of asymmetric organocatalysis. This method has significantly influenced the development of new drugs and made chemistry more environmentally friendly, argued the Nobel Committee.

Assoc. Prof. Glomb: Variant of COVID-19 of Bulgarian Origin May Appear Soon

If we continue to have low immunization coverage, I would not be surprised if a variant of Bulgarian origin appears. Upon entering a host, the virus seems to borrow life and begin to dictate conditions. The more passages pass from person to person, the more we allow the virus to improve. That's why these variants appeared.

Bulgaria: Two Children Have Died from COVID-19

Two children died of coronavirus. One is a 7-year-old girl with a chronic neurological disease, and the other was 9 years old.

The older child died in a hospital in Plovdiv on September 19, but to this day does not appear in the official report, which is published daily by the Ministry of Health.

An investigation into the case is currently underway.


GCS: 3,342 new cases of SARS-CoV-2 infections; in over 21,000 tests performed in last 24 hours

A number of 3,342 new cases of people infected with SARS-CoV-2 has been registered in the last 24 hours, following over 21,000 tests, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS) informed on Monday. These are cases that have not previously had a positive test.