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Covid-19: Bulgarian capital suspends hospital admissions and visits

The Bulgarian capital Sofia is halting planned admissions, operations and visits to hospitals from midnight January 12 as a stepped-up measure to prevent the spread of Covid-19, the regional health inspectorate said. Exceptions will be made for activities related to organ, tissue and cell transplantation, diagnosis and treatment of patients with oncological and oncohematological diseases, […]

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On New Year’s Eve, the air in Bulgaria was 2-3 times more polluted than normal – Novinite.com

The concentration of fine dust particles (FDP10) in the air in large cities was 2 to 3 times higher in New Yearcompared to the evening hours of December 31, 2021 and the morning of January 1, 2022. This is shown by the analysis of the Ministry of Environment and Water based on data from the […]

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Census of Bulgaria in 2021: the first results show a sharp drop in the population

Announcing the preliminary results of the September 2021 census, the National Institute of Statistics (INS) said on January 6 that it estimated the Bulgarian population at 6,520,314. The director of the Directorate of Demographic and Social Statistics of the INS, Magdalena Kostova, said the population decline between the 2011 and 2021 censuses was the largest […]

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As number of Covid cases worsens, Bulgarian capital steps up checks on anti-epidemic measures

The mayor of the Bulgarian capital Sofia, Yordanka Fandukova, said on January 4 that the municipality was stepping up checks on compliance with anti-epidemic measures, given the increase in Covid-19 infections. On January 1, Sofia was reclassified from a Covid-19 red zone to a dark red zone, after its disease rate exceeded 500 per 100,000 […]

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Bulgaria detects first cases of Omicron coronavirus variant

A sign reading “Please keep the distance” is visible on the floor inside the Paradise shopping center after Bulgaria reopens the malls, easing some of the restrictions related to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Sofia , Bulgaria, February 2, 2021. REUTERS / Stoyan Nenov Register now for FREE and unlimited access to Reuters.com Register SOFIA, […]

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Covid-19 in Bulgaria: the capital Sofia returns to the status of dark red zone

The capital of Bulgaria, Sofia, has been classified as a dark red Covid-19 zone – which means a morbidity rate of 500 or more per 100,000 inhabitants on a 14-day basis – according to the Jan. 1 report from the portal of unified information. The sharp rise in Covid-19 cases in recent days has pushed […]

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Bulgaria: Gaffes during the first protocol meeting of the new Minister of Foreign Affairs – Novinite.com

The first regular and routine protocol meeting of the new Bulgarian Foreign Minister Teodora Genchovska ended with a diplomatic blunder – an hour after receiving a courteous conversation with the Ambassador of Montenegro, the same state introduced new strict restrictions on the entry of Bulgarians into the Balkan country, and our Foreign Ministry did not […]

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EBRD to lend an additional € 20 million to Bulgarian Sofia Med

SOFIA (Bulgaria), Dec.29 (SeeNews) – The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has announced that it will grant a new loan of 20 million euros ($ 22.6 million) to the Bulgarian manufacturer of Sofia Med copper products to help meet investment needs as part of its sustainable growth. The funds will allow Sofia Med […]

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Top 10 things to know about arbitration in Bulgaria

Being an EU member state and party to the New York Convention (NYC), the Republic of Bulgaria is an attractive destination to locate the seat of your arbitration proceedings. This is especially true if you are looking for a neutral location where travel, accommodation and other costs would be considerably lower than other European jurisdictions […]

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Rum, gin or … COVID shot? Sofia bar makes offer to increase low vaccination rate in Bulgaria

Bulgarians can now get vaccinated while having a drink in a cozy and welcoming bar turned into a COVID-19 vaccination center before the festive gatherings in the capital Sofia. The move launched by the hospitality industry hopes to keep everyone safe during Christmas celebrations this weekend, as the Balkan country still has one of the […]