Provinces of Bulgaria

Sixth Coronavirus Victim in Bulgaria, the Number of those Infected has Reached 331

Two more of the patients have been cured, General Mutafchiiski said.

Six are Bulgarians who have already died because of COVID-19. The number of infected has reached 331. This was reported by Gen. Ventsislav Mutafciiski at a briefing at the Council of Ministers on Saturday afternoon.

171 COVID-19 cases in Bulgaria, People Aged 40 to 49 Most Affected

The new cases of people infected with the new coronavirus in Bulgaria are 32, as the total number of cases in the country has reached 174, the head of the National Crisis Staff announced. 28 are the new cases registered in Sofia. Young people also become infected, but they usually develop only light symptoms compared to older people.

The Number of COVID-19 Infected People in Bulgaria Reached 142

142 people are infected with a COVID-19 in Bulgaria. This was announced by the chief of the Operations Headquarters and the chief of the MMA, General Prof. Ventsislav Mutafchiiski.

After Dobrich and the four reported cases on Friday, the infection also reached Shumen. There is 1 patient in Shumen - he is admitted to the infectious ward. He came back from Bansko a few days ago.

Skiing in Bansko, Pamporovo and Borovets Banned, the Ski Area is Closed

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.

Schools in 10 Regions of the Country Closed over the Flu Outbreak

The Ministry of Education has announced that schools are closing down in 10 regions of the country over the flu outbreak. In three regions - Bourgas, Pernik and Shumen - all schools are closed, in seven regions only some.

As of today until 8 March, schools are closed in the municipalities of Kostinbrod, Svoge, Botevgrad, Pravets, Zlatitsa, Koprivshtitsa, and Sofia-region.

The First Section of the New Metro Line Starts Operating in May

The ride from Krasno Selo to Patriarch Evtimiy Blvd will take 5-6 minutes. This was announced on Facebook by Sofia Mayor Yordanka Fandakova. 

"In May we plan to put the first 5 km with 5 metro stations from the third line (from" Krasno selo "to Odeon cinema) into explotation, in the summer - 3 kilometers from Eagle Bridge to" Blvd. And after them -

The Rhodope Narrow Gauge in Bulgaria Ranked among The Guardian Top 10 Best Scenic Rail Journeys in Europe

The Septemvri-Dobrinishte railway ranked among the top ten of the best scenic rail journeys in Europe by the prestigious British newspaper The Guardian, reported.

Several other countries such as Finland, the Czech Republic, Germany, Spain, Ireland, Luxembourg, France and Switzerland are also included in the ranking.

Narrow gauge in Bulgaria

The Dam from which Pernik Gets its Drinking Water will Reach a Dead Volume in 2 Weeks

In two weeks time, Studena Dam, from which the town of Pernik gets its drinking water, will reach a dead volume. This was announced by Mayor of Pernik, Stanislav Vladimirov, during the meeting of the Standing Committee on Engineering Infrastructure and Energy Planning in the Sofia Municipality on January 20.