As of today, June 22, visitors are allowed for patients with a hospital stay of more than 5 days, at the decision of the treating physician regarding the patient’s health condition and the risk of infection with COVID-19. This was ordered by the Minister of Health Dr. Stoycho Katsarov with his new order. The ban on visits to medical establishments does not apply to visits of patients in the terminal stage. When visiting medical establishments, all anti-epidemic measures must be observed, including the wearing of protective masks. Also no more than one visitor per patient is allowed at a time.
The Veliko Tarnovo region is in the safe green zone for infected, with data showing that the diagnosed people are 16,98 in 100 000. In the last two days, only a few cases of infection per day have been identified, and only 13 people are hospitalized. 82 people are treated at home, and 8906 managed to fight the infection. The death toll from the coronavirus is a total of 669. The most active cases in the district are in the municipality of Veliko Tarnovo – 36, in Zlataritsa there are two patients, and in Suhindol – only one.
The Minister of Health Dr. Stoycho Katsarov issued an order according to which work teams of up to 7 people can be allowed to not wear protective masks under certain conditions. This will be a decision of employers, owners or managers of public facilities, commercial and other sites providing services to citizens. The condition is that all individuals must have been vaccinated against COVID-19 and/or have had a coronavirus infection.