More than 6,000 Bulgarians have been Fined for Failing to Comply with Anti-Epidemic Measures in 2021

More than 6,000 people have been fined for failing to comply with anti-epidemic measures in 2021. This is stated from a written answer of Interior Minister Boyko Rashkov to a question from GERB MP and former Interior Minister Hristo Terziiski.

New rules enter into force for arrivals from southern Africa

Ljubljana – Due to the spread of the Omicron variant of coronavirus, the government decreed that from today, passengers arriving in Slovenia from seven countries in southern Africa are required to take three PCR tests during their mandatory 10-day quarantine, which was imposed already on Saturday.

Testing guidelines issued for arrivals from southern Africa

Ljubljana – The Health Ministry has issued guidelines on testing for persons who receive mandatory quarantine orders following their return to Slovenia from areas and countries with the new coronavirus variant Omicron – currently South Africa, Botswana, Eswatini, Lesotho, Namibia and Zimbabwe.

The worst strain was registered in both Austria and Switzerland

A virologist from the Austrian province of Tyrol, Dorothee von Lar, said that the presence of a new, omicron strain of coronavirus had been confirmed in Austria. Von Lar told ORF that the new strain, which some scientists say is the worst, was proven by sequencing and that, in addition to the first case, there is a suspicion of infection with the same strain in 30 people.

Quarantine imposed on arrivals from areas with Omicron Covid variant

Ljubljana – Travellers arriving in Slovenia from areas with the new coronavirus variant that the WHO has declared to be of concern face mandatory quarantine on arriving in Slovenia starting from Saturday under a decision taken by the government last night. Entry is banned to foreigners without a residence permit in Slovenia arriving from those areas.

Ministry of Health Issues New Order for People Entering Bulgaria without a Green Certificate

The Ministry of Health will extend the term for exemption from quarantine for people who arrive in the country without a green certificate. So far, this period was 24 hours. With a new order of the Minister of Health it will be 3 days. It will take effect on December 1.