Clinical medicine

Greece Introduces Additional COVID-19 Test for Arrivers from Bulgaria

Greece is introducing an additional coronavirus test for those arriving from Bulgaria who have not been vaccinated and have not been ill, and a mandatory PCR or Rapid test will be performed at the respective border crossing point upon entering the country. According to Bulgaria's embassy in Athens, if the test is positive, the citizens will be placed under a 10-day quarantine.

In 24 hours 2 Die of Covid-19 in Switzerland, 30 in Bulgaria Due to Low Vaccination Rate

Dr. Asparouh Iliev, head of the neuroinfection laboratory in Bern, Switzerland, described the low percentage of vaccinations against coronavirus in this country as a major problem.

"With a comparable number of new infections in Switzerland there are 1-2 deaths a day, in Bulgaria in recent days there have been an average of 30 deaths a day," Dr. Iliev said in an interview for Nova TV.

Nine deaths recorded in COVID-19 patients in past 24 hrs mount death toll to 34,412

The Strategic Communication Group (GCS) reports that nine deaths have been reported in patients infected with the SARS-CoV-2 virus in the last 24 hours, thus mounting the national death toll to 34,412. According to GCS, these are seven women and two men, admitted to hospitals in the counties of Bistrita-Nasaud, Botosani, Caras-Severin, Iasi, Prahova, Suceava, Vaslui and in Bucharest.