A decision was made to extend the emergency epidemic situation in Bulgaria to April 30th. This was announced by the government press centre. What is more, the Health Minister issued three orders in connection with the current epidemiological situation.
The only zoo in the area, located in Pavlikeni, renewed its licence to work for another 5 years. The place enjoys great interest and in order to continue this positive trend, they have increased their fauna with new inhabitants. The variety of animals is now complemented by albino kangaroos, ostriches, emu and jackals. Besides them, monkeys, deer, bears, foxes, cute Vietnamese piglets, and many more can be seen in the zoo.
Gyms, dance and sports centres in Bulgaria will resume their activities from the beginning of February. A green light is also given for the operation of stores in large shopping centres and malls. This became clear on Monday morning, during a meeting at the Council of Ministers. At the meeting, the representatives of the National Operational Headquarters recommended an easing of the anti-epidemic measures.
The Minister of Health Prof. Kostadin Angelov announced at the weekly briefing of the National Operational Headquarters that the measures introduced in Bulgaria to limit the infection are working. According to official data for the last week, the number of people cured is three times higher than the number of newly infected with COVID-19.