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.
48 new cases of coronavirus infection have been reported in the country in the past 24 hours, of which 25 have been hospitalized. This makes the total number of infected people in Bulgaria 783 as of today (16.04). Most new cases have been detected in Sofia – 32 and in Smolyan – 7. One patient was registered respectively in Veliko Tarnovo, Kyustendil, Sliven, Plovdiv, Kardzhali, Burgas, Vidin, Gabrovo and Dobrich. 37 people in the country have died so far and 122 have been cured.