The Coronavirus has Reached Sliven, Total Cases in Bulgaria are already 242

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.

Police Officers Busted a Group for Heroin Trafficking from Turkey through Bulgaria to the Netherlands

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.

Mayor Talks About many Advantages of Investing in Bulgaria's Sliven Region

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 Completely Damaged by Hail in Central Bulgaria

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.

Bulgarian Living in Chicago Donates Money to Hospital in Sliven

A Bulgarian who lives in Chicago donated USD 5,700 to the Neonatology Department of the District Hospital in Sliven.

The sixty-year-old Pencho Nedev has lived in Chicago for 21 years and has a private business in the USA. He has been helping hospitals and social institutions in Bulgaria for years.

Cultural Heritage tour Presented to Mark Sofia’s 140th Anniversary as Capital of Bulgaria

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.