Molecular biology

Bulgarians who Had COVID, established by Antigen Test, can Download “Green Pass” on Monday

From Monday, October 25, all Bulgarian citizens who have suffered from COVID-19 and have registered in the National Health Information System a positive result from an antigen test, can download their "green certificate" from

Katsarov: Post-Covid with Antigen Test, Done in a Hospital or Laboratory, Gives a Green Certificate

"The antigen tests are equated to the PCR tests from December 1. If a patient is admitted to hospital and treated after a positive Atigen test performed there, he receives a green certificate. Regardless of what the test is - PCR or antigen, where it is done, a certificate is issued there", explained the Minister of Health Stoycho Katsarov in"This morning".

Bulgaria: More than 10,000 Coronavirus Tests have been Performed in COVID zones

95 of the 120 COVID zones detected in the country have performed tests for COVID-19 with rapid antigen tests. The tests performed were a total of 10,190, of which 3,111 were positive. For health-insured patients with a proven coronavirus infection who have passed through the COVID zones, the NHIF pays for home remedies.

COVID-19 in Bulgaria: Queues for Quick Tests in Front of Restaurants in Sofia

Sofia restaurants are already open after 11 pm without restrictions and in compliance with the requirements of the health authorities. The owners offer a new service to their customers - quick tests for coronavirus. Last night they were free, but from today those who want to have fun, without evening hours, now have to pay 10 leva for a test.

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.