The number of coronavirus infected in the country is already 242. This was announced General Ventsislav Mutafchiiski at a briefing at the National Operations Headquarters. There are 22 new cases of infected with COVID-19 in Bulgaria.
16 of the infected people are in Sofia. The first infected was reported in Sliven. and the new district is Sliven with 1 case.
A group fro trafficking of large quantities of heroin from Turkey through Bulgaria to the Netherlands has been busted, prosecutors say.
The action was held on September 20. The leader of the group, who is a Bulgarian citizen, has been detained. Searches, seizures and questioning of witnesses were carried out.
There are many advantages of investing in the Sliven region, Mayor of Sliven Stefan Radev told Focus Radio in relation to a memorandum signed between the municipality and the Industrial Zones National Company. In his words, in addition to outside investors, the local city companies also are expanding their projects.
Over 9,200 ha of corn have been completely damaged by hail, Minister of Agriculture Desislava Taneva said at the start of harvest in Sliven, a reporter of Focus Radio Sliven said. For the affected areas, the state will compensate a small part of the costs, their size and payment this year will be decided upon after the end of the season, said Minister Taneva.
As part of the celebrations marking 140 years since Sofia was declared the capital of Bulgaria, the Culture Directorate and the team of the Historical Routes website organized a tour of part of Sofia's cultural heritage, which is called "Behind the Facades of Sofia homes". On 29th of March, the Sofia mayor Yordanka Fandakova was the first to pass on it, reports BNT.