The government decided today that the emergency epidemic situation in Bulgaria will be prolonged until the end of September. This was suggested by the Minister of Health and approved by the parliament via a videoconference. However, the Health Minister assures that no new restrictive measures against COVID-19 are envisaged for now.
The emergency epidemic situation in the country will be extended to August 31st. This was announced during a briefing at which new socio-economic measures in the fight against COVID-19 and the crisis were introduced by Prime Minister Boyko Borisov.
The European Commission has launched a website where travellers to the European Union can check the conditions in the country they are heading to. The data is supposed to be constantly updated and submitted by EU countries.
The requirement for a 14-day quarantine for those arriving from the UK and a number of other countries has been dropped. See below arrivals from which countries are not subject to quarantine in Bulgaria.
Dixie Jazz Fest, which was supposed to start tonight in Veliko Tarnovo, has been cancelled and will not take place. This is necessary due to the decision of the regional crisis headquarters, which made its recommendations to the city government to cancel all mass events by July 31.