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  • 2,235 Confirmed COVID-19 Cases in Bulgaria

    May 18 (BTA) - The total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Bulgaria is 2,235, the national coronavirus task force said at its news briefing on Monday morning. The latest confirmed cases are 24. The fatalities are 110. A total of 612 patients have recovered. The number of m...

  • 2,211 COVID-19 Cases Confirmed in Bulgaria

    May 17 (BTA) - The confirmed cases of coronavirus in Bulgaria are 2211, summed up at a briefing on Sunday morning Prof. Todor Kantardzhiev, Director of the National Centre for Infectious and Parasitic Diseases and a member of the National Coronavirus Taskforce. There a...

  • 2,174 Confirmed COVID-19 Cases in Bulgaria

    May 16 (BTA) - Confirmed coronavirus cases in Bulgaria have reached 2,174, Prof. Todor Kantardzhiev of the national coronavirus task force told a briefing on Saturday morning. There are 37 new cases. Of these ten patients have been hospitalized. Three patients with unde...

  • Finance Ministry Says Minister Goranov Already Expressed His Position about Alleged Communication with Vassil Bojkov and...

    May 15 (BTA) - In view of the increased media interest, provoked by insinuations circulated by notorious businessman Vassil Bojkov on Friday, the Finance Ministry recalls that Minister Vladislav Goranov has already commented and expressed his position in Parliament last Friday, M...

  • President Radev: Most Important Resource in Coping with Any Crisis Is Trust in Institutions That Manage It

    May 15 (BTA) - Speaking during an expert discussion on the social and economic dimensions of the COVID-19 crisis in light of Europe's and Bulgaria's experience held here on Friday under his auspices, President Rumen Radev said that the most important resource in coping with any c...

  • 2,138 Confirmed COVID-19 Cases in Bulgaria

    May 15 (BTA) - Confirmed coronavirus cases have reached 2,138, Prof. Dimo Dimov of the national coronavirus task force told a briefing on Friday. There are 102 COVID-19 fatalities, and 545 patients have recovered. In the past 24 hours there were 38 new cases and three patients...

  • EC's Infringement Proceedings against Bulgaria on Free Movement of Goods, Environmental Matters, Transport

    May 14 (BTA) - In its latest package of infringement decisions published on Thursday, the European Commission (EC) urges Bulgaria to ensure the proper application of EU law in several areas, including free movement of goods, environmental matters and transport. At the same time, ...

  • May 15 Is Bulgaria's Tax Freedom Day in 2020

    May 14 (BTA) - May 15 is Tax Freedom Day in Bulgaria, the day on which people have theoretically settled their tax bills and can stop working for the government and start working for themselves, the Institute for Market Economics (IME) said Thursday. This is also the day on which...

  • President Radev Refers Certain Health Act Revisions to Constitutional Court

    May 14 (BTA) - President Rumen Radev has referred to the Constitutional Court certain texts of the amended Health Act concerning the coronavirus situation which he argues go against the Constitution, Radev's press secretariat said on Thursday. On Wednesday Radev decreed the ...

  • Confirmed COVID-19 Cases in Bulgaria Reach 2,100

    May 14 (BTA) - The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases reached 2,100 people, said head of the national coronavirus task force Prof. Moutafchiiski on Thursday. Over the last 24 hours, there were 31 new cases in Bulgaria. A total of 351 patients are hospitalized, 51 of them ar...

  • Embattled Owners of FC Levski Offer Club's Shares to PM, Offer Is Declined

    May 13 (BTA) - The embattled owners of FC Levski offered the club's shares to Prime Minister Boyko Borissov on Wednesday but the offer was declined. The shares were broght by renowned journalist Sasho Dikov to the government HQ where he was met by Sport Minister Krassen K...

  • PM Allows 12-Graders to Meet in School for Traditional Send-Off

    May 13 (BTA) - Prime Minister Boyko Borissov has allowed 12-graders to meet in their schools for a traditional send-off and has asked the Ministries of Education and Health to prepare a health protocol to make sure it does not create a COVID risk. This transpired from a press rel...

  • 65 New Confirmed COVID-19 Cases in Bulgaria

    May 13 (BTA) - There are 65 new confirmed COVID-19 cases in Bulgaria over the last 24 hours. Of them, 25 people were hospitalized. The information was released on Wednesday morning at the Council of Ministers by national coronavirus task force secretary Assoc. Prof. Dimo Dimov. A...

  • Health Act Amendments Pass on Second Reading

    May 12 (BTA) - The fines for violating anti-epidemic measures and for non-compliance with the quarantine remain unchanged even after the end of the state of emergency on May 13. This was decided when Parliament adopted amendments to the Health Act on second reading Tuesday.

  • PM Borissov Promises 11% VAT Reduction for Restaurants

    May 12 (BTA) - Prime Minister Boyko Borissov and representatives of restaurant, catering and entertainment establishment businesses agreed here on Tuesday that the VAT will be reduced from the standard 20 to 9 per cent for catering and entertainment establishments registered unde...

  • 2,004Confirmed COVID-19 Cases in Bulgaria

    May 12 (BTA) - The total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Bulgaria has reached 2,004, the task force said on Tuesday morning. The new cases in the past 24 hours are 23, of whom 13 were hospitalized. There are 368 patients in hospital, including 50 in intensive ca...

  • Energy Regulator Approves Natural Gas Price Reduction of Over 34% for August, September 2019

    May 11 (BTA) - The Energy and Water Regulatory Commission (EWRC) announced here on Monday that it has confirmed changes in the price of natural gas for the months of August and September 2019. The natural gas price for the period of August 5 - 31 is 34.79 per cent lower compared ...

  • Cultural Events, Visits to Museums, Galleries, Libraries Allowed If Complying with Anti-epidemic Measures

    May 11 (BTA) - Visits to indoor museums, and outdoor and indoor galleries and libraries is allowed, but in compliance with the requirements for physical distancing and all anti-epidemic measures. This becomes possible after an order to this effect issued by the Health Minister on...

  • 1,981 Confirmed COVID-19 Cases in Bulgaria

    May 11 (BTA) - The total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Bulgaria is 1,981, the task force said at its news briefing on Monday morning. The latest confirmed cases are 26. The fatalities are 91. A total of 461 patients have recovered. Their number has been growing steadily i...

  • Employers and Political Parties Make Proposals for Post-Emergency Measures

    May 10 (BTA) - Employers propose that the State cover 60 per cent or more of the salary and social and health insurance contributions of employees who would otherwise have lost their jobs, and employers should pay nothing. This proposal was submitted to Parliament by the Bulgaria...