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  • Payment Period for Home Electricity Bills Extended to 30 Days

    April 30 (BTA) - As of Thursday, the payment period for home electricity bills has been extended to 30 days from 20 days now, Energy Minister Temenouzhka Petkova told a news briefing. She recalled that the payment period for home utility bills was extended from 10 to 20 days a...

  • 1,488 Confirmed COVID-19 Cases in Bulgaria

    April 30 (BTA) - The confirmed COVID-19 cases in Bulgaria are 1,488, the national coronavirus task force said on Thursday morning. The confirmed cases in 24 hours are 51. A total of 266 patients have recovered. The recent fatalities are four. Of a total of 310 hospitalized pat...

  • 1,447 Confirmed COVID-19 Cases in Bulgaria

    April 29 (BTA) - The confirmed COVID-19 cases in Bulgaria are 1,447, according to data of the national coronavirus task force, released by the Health Ministry here Wednesday afternoon. A total of 243 patients have recovered. The fatalities are 64. A total of 45,208 tests ha...

  • Chinese, Turkish and Bulgarian Companies Bid to Build Mt. Shipka Tunnel

    April 29 (BTA) - Seven offers were opened here on Wednesday in a tender for the construction of a Mt. Shipka tunnel. The aspiring contractors are companies from Bulgaria, China and Turkey, the Road Infrastructure Agency said. The contract is for more than the Shipka tunnel and...

  • 1,437 Confirmed COVID-19 Cases in Bulgaria

    April 29 (BTA) - The confirmed COVID-19 cases in Bulgaria are 1,437, increasing by 50 in the past 24 hours, the national coronavirus task force said on Wednesday morning.

  • A Total of 1,399 Confirmed COVID-19 Cases in Bulgaria

    April 28 (BTA) - There are atotal of 1,399 confirmed COVID-19 cases in the country, according to data from the National Coronavirus Taskforce, the Health Ministry said Tuesday afternoon.

  • Parliament Holds Extraordinary Sitting to Hear PM Borissov about Coronavirus Effort

    April 28 (BTA) - Parliament held an extraordinary sitting on Tuesday to hear Prime Minister Boyko Borissov about the current situation in Bulgaria in connection with the COVID-19 pandemic and the effectiveness of the healthcare, economic and social measures undertaken so far. ...

  • President Radev Calls for Public Register of Spending to Fight COVID-19

    April 27 (BTA) - President Rumen Radev believes a public register should be introduced to account for spending on the fight against the coronavirus, with regular updates of the outlays, the approval criteria and the sources of financing. Radev's position was released by his p...

  • 1,348 Confirmed COVID-19 Cases in Bulgaria

    April 27 (BTA) - The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Bulgaria has reached 1,348; 206 people have recovered and 56 have died, informed head of the national coronavirus task force Gen. Moutafchiiski at the regular morning briefing on Monday. Over the last 24 hours, there a...

  • 1,300 Cases of COVID-19 Confirmed in Bulgaria

    April 26 (BTA) - The number of COVID-19 cases confirmed in Bulgaria has reached 1,300, the Health Ministry said on Sunday afternoon, citing data of the national coronavirus task force. Sixty-six new cases were registered in the last 24 hours.

  • Visits to Parks, Gardens Allowed under Certain Conditions

    April 26 (BTA) - Visits to parks and gardens is now allowed under certain conditions, the Health Ministry said Sunday. Health Minister Kiril Ananiev has issued an order that lifts the current ban on such visits.

  • Bulgarian Cancer Patients Allowed to Continue Treatment in Turkey

    April 25 (BTA) - The medical treatment of Bulgarian nationals in Turkey for cancer and other diseases, which was interrupted by COVID-19-prompted restrictions, may now continue, the government press service in Sofia reported on Saturday.

  • 1,247 Cases of COVID-19 Confirmed in Bulgaria

    April 25 (BTA) - The number of COVID-19 cases confirmed in Bulgaria has reached 1,247, including 614 men and 633 women, the government press service said on Saturday afternoon, quoting the National Coronavirus Task Force.

  • Wearing of Mask or Other Covering over Nose, Mouth Made Compulsory until May 13

    April 24 (BTA) - An order issued by the Health Minister on Friday obliges everyone in outdoor and indoor public places to wear a face mask or another covering over their nose and mouth (scarf, towel, etc.) until May 13, the Health Ministry reported. The new order was prompted by...

  • 1,171 Confirmed COVID-19 Cases in Bulgaria

    April 24 (BTA) - The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Bulgaria has reached 1,171, informed national coronavirus task force head Gen. Moutafchiiski at the regular morning briefing. There are 90 new cases for the last 24 hours, which is an 8.3 per cent increase from yesterd...

  • European Commission Approves Bulgaria's Scheme to Support Business

    April 24 (BTA) - The European Commission informed on Thursday that it has approved a 150 million euro Bulgarian scheme to support small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in the context of the coronavirus outbreak. The scheme, which will be open to SMEs active in all sectors ...

  • 1,097 Confirmed COVID-19 Cases in Bulgaria

    April 23 (BTA) - The confirmed COVID-19 cases in Bulgaria are 1,097, the Health Ministry reported here Thursday afternoon, quoting data from the national coronavirus task force. A total of 190 patients have recovered. The fatalities are 52. A total of 270 patients are in hospi...

  • European Central Bank, National Bank of Bulgaria Set Up Swap Line

    April 23 (BTA) - The European Central Bank (ECB) and the National Bank of Bulgaria (BNB, the central bank) have set up a swap line to ensure liquidity of up to two billion euros, the BNB said on Wednesday. The line will be in force until the end of 2020 or until needed. T...

  • 1,081 Confirmed COVID-19 Cases in Bulgaria

    April 23 (BTA) - The confirmed COVID-19 cases in Bulgaria are 1,081, increasing by 66 in the past 24 hours, the national coronavirus task force said on Thursday morning. A total of 190 patients have recovered. The fatalities are 50, three recent. A total of 262 pati...

  • 1,024 Confirmed COVID-19 Cases in Bulgaria

    April 22 (BTA) - The confirmed COVID-19 cases in Bulgaria are 1,024, according to the latest statistics of the national coronavirus task force made public by the Health Ministry Wednesday afternoon. There were nine enw cases during the day. A total of 262 persons who hav...