Three are already cured by COVID-19 in Bulgaria. This is what the Chief State Health Inspector, Dr. Angel Kunchev, told NOVA.
The first cured patient is a woman housed in the MMA, Chief of National Operations Staff Major General Ventsislav Mutafchiiski announced earlier today. The other two are from Pleven.
By the end of next week, the PCR Laboratory for the establishment of COVID-19 in Pleven will be ready. The rector of the Pleven Medical University, Professor Slavcho Tomov, assured this at today's meeting of the Regional Operations Headquarters. The laboratory will be located at Second Clinic. "The research will be done by people who have experience with PCR.
Metropolitan Neofit of Sofia, the Patriarch of the Bulgarian Orthodox Church, has drawn anger - and some ridicule - after his office said church services would continue in the country - despite concerns about transmission of the coronavirus - as the holy sacraments could not possibly transmit a disease.
Four cases of coronavirus are confirmed in Bulgaria.
This was announced at an emergency briefing by the National Operations Headquarters. The samples of a 75-year-old woman in Gabrovo and a 27-year-old man in Pleven have been confirmed. In addition, a 61-year-old man from Pleven, who has pulmonary problems, as well as a medical officer at a hospital in Gabrovo, are positive.
The first two cases of coronavirus in Bulgaria were registered. This was confirmed by the National Operations Headquarters at an emergency briefing at midnight. It is a 27-year-old patient from Pleven and a 75-year-old patient from Gabrovo. People who have been in contact with them in recent days will also be quarantined.