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Anti-Epidemic Restrictions in Bulgaria to Be Eased as of April 1

Bulgaria will ease some of its measures against the spread of Covid-19 from April 1, Health Minister Kostadin Angelov told a briefing on March 30.

Society | March 30, 2021, Tuesday // 15:43

Maria Bakalova in Exclusive Interview to BTA: I Want to Help the Underprivileged

If life is indeed made out of colors, as actress Maria Bakalova believes, then she must be one of the most colorful, lively, authentic and lovable young women there are.

Society | March 30, 2021, Tuesday // 15:36

New 21 Cases of Blood Clots in Vaccinated with AstraZeneca Reported in Germany

Germany's medical regulator says it has received reports of 21 cases of rare blood clots in people who had recently received AstraZeneca's coronavirus vaccine.

Society » Health | March 30, 2021, Tuesday // 15:29

Tanzania Stampede Leaves 45 Dead as Mourners Bid Farewell to Late President

Tanzanian police say 45 people died during a stampede in Dar-es-Salaam as mourners paid their last respects to the late President John Magufuli.

Society » Incidents | March 30, 2021, Tuesday // 15:20

Sad Details of Alaska Helicopter Crash Killing Five Passengers

The helicopter carrying Czech billionaire Petr Kellner, 56, just missed clearing an Alaskan ridge by three to five metres when it crashed, preliminary investigations show.

Society » Incidents | March 30, 2021, Tuesday // 15:03

World Will Soon Need New Vaccines to Deal with Mutating Virus

The planet could have a year or less before first-generation Covid-19 vaccines are ineffective and modified formulations are needed, according to a survey of epidemiologists, virologists and infectious disease specialists.

Society | March 30, 2021, Tuesday // 14:42

Iceland Introduces 5-Day Quarantine in Hotel for Arrivals from Bulgaria

From April 1, Iceland introduces mandatory five-day quarantine in a hotel upon entry into the country for Bulgarian citizens including, the foreign ministry said.

Business » Tourism | March 30, 2021, Tuesday // 14:31

Bulgaria: Prime Minister Is Optimistic – We’ll Overcome Pandemic In May - June

“We will overcome the pandemic by May-June,” stated Prime Minister Boyko Borissov in Byala, where he inspected the new sports venue together with Sports Minister Krasen Kralev.

Politics » Domestic | March 30, 2021, Tuesday // 14:08

Bulgaria: Only 14 Percent of Restaurants Agree to Work Using Just Outdoor Spaces

Only 14 percent of dining facilities‘ owners agree to work with their outdoor seating capacity alone.

Business | March 30, 2021, Tuesday // 13:23

Bulgaria: NSI Reports Improvement of Business Climate in March

In March, the country's overall economic situation has been improving for the third consecutive month since the beginning of 2021, making up for the deterioration at the end of the previous year, according to the latest survey of the National Statistical

Business | March 30, 2021, Tuesday // 12:56

Covid-19 Vaccine Arsenal Expanded - J & J Starts EU Deliveries of Its Single-Dose Vaccine on April 19

Johnson & Johnson said Monday (29 March) it would start delivering its single-shot COVID vaccine to Europe on April 19, giving the continent a boost as it struggles to speed up its vaccination drive.

Society » Health | March 30, 2021, Tuesday // 11:34

Risk of Rigged Election High in Bulgaria – Anti-Corruption Fund

The NGO Anti-Corruption Fund says that Bulgaria is facing a serious risk of electoral fraud at upcoming elections on 4 April, with irregularities found at one in every five polling stations.

Politics » Elections | March 30, 2021, Tuesday // 11:21

After Trips to Zanzibar and Egypt 395 Bulgarians Remain in Quarantine

In the past two weeks, 395 Bulgarians who have arrived from Zanzibar (Tanzania) and Egypt have been quarantined, TravelNews reported.

Business » Tourism | March 30, 2021, Tuesday // 10:53

North Macedonia Comes out with Protest Note in Response to Bulgarian MEP Outburst

The Macedonain Foreign Affairs Ministry and the VMRO-DPMNE party issued a protest to Bulgaria after the latest nationalist outburst from Bulgarian member of the European Parliament Angel Dzhambazki.

Politics » Diplomacy | March 30, 2021, Tuesday // 10:22

PACE Sends Observers to Monitor General Election in Bulgaria on April 4

An 18-member delegation of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE), led by Alfred Heer (Switzerland, ALDE), will observe the conduct of the parliamentary elections in Bulgaria, the organization wrote on its website, https://pace.

Politics » Elections | March 30, 2021, Tuesday // 09:59

Over 31,000 Doses of Pfizer/BioNTech Vaccine Arrived in Bulgaria

“Although the number of coronavirus patients in hospital is higher than during the previous wave of coronavirus the hospital system is able to handle the surge,” Health Minister Kostadin Angelov declared at a working meeting of the Council of Ministers.

Society » Health | March 30, 2021, Tuesday // 09:47

Bulgaria: Government Mulls Easing Restrictions after March 31

The government and health authorities are considering loosening of the anti-epidemic measures is under after March 31.

Politics » Domestic | March 30, 2021, Tuesday // 09:34

Canada Will Pause AstraZeneca Vaccine Use for People under 55, until New Risk Analysis

Canadian health officials said on Monday they would stop offering AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine to people under age 55 and require a new analysis of the shot’s benefits and risks based on age and gender.

Society » Health | March 30, 2021, Tuesday // 09:13

Leaders Around the World Called for International Treaty on Pandemic

More than 20 world leaders are calling for a new global settlement to help the world prepare for future pandemics.

Politics | March 30, 2021, Tuesday // 09:01

Bulgarian Initiative to Send Books to North Macedonia supported by President Radev

Bulgarian President Rumen Radev supported the initiative "Send a Bulgarian book to Macedonia" by donating novels by the famous Bulgarian writer, Dimitar Talev, who was born in the city of Prilep (today in Republic of North Macedonia).

Society » Culture | March 30, 2021, Tuesday // 08:55

COVID-19 in Bulgaria: 4,497 New Cases and 203 Deaths for Past 24 Hours

The newly confirmed cases of coronavirus in Bulgaria over the past 24 hours are 4,497 from 19,424 tests, according to the daily report on the Unified Information Portal on March 30.

Society » Health | March 30, 2021, Tuesday // 08:50
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