MFA with Information on Measures and Restrictions in 90 Countries due to the COVID-19

Society | March 14, 2020, Saturday // 16:36
Bulgaria: MFA with Information on Measures and Restrictions in 90 Countries due to the COVID-19 www.pixabay.com

We call on Bulgarian citizens to refrain from traveling abroad unless absolutely necessary.

For the attention of all compatriots who are abroad or planning a trip, we recommend:

- Follow the information, warnings and advice published by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

- The information can also be found in the Situation Center Directorate and Travel-by-Country section.

- Follow the recommendations and instructions of the authorities in the country in which they are located.

- If in need of assistance, contact our 24/7 phones: +359 2 948 24 04; +359 2 971 38 56 and our email crisis@mfa.bg 

Information on the measures taken in Bulgaria can be found on the website of the Ministry of Health: https://www.mh.government.bg/en/

Regarding the worldwide spread of COVID-19 and the World Health Organization-declared pandemic, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs has increased the travel risk index for the following countries:

Iran - Risk Level 5 (Warning to cease all travel and leave the country immediately);

Republic of Korea - Risk Level 4 (Warning to suspend travel throughout the country (except where absolutely necessary);

Spain - Risk Level 4 (Warning to suspend travel throughout the country (except where absolutely necessary);

France - Risk Level 3 (Recommendation not to travel to certain areas of the country except where necessary - the Grand Est, Ile-de-France, Au-France, Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes, Burgundy-Franche-Comté, Provence-Alpes-Côte-d'Azur coast, the island of Corsica, where the highest number of cases of coronavirus are recorded, with the situation throughout the country remaining extremely dynamic);

Germany - Risk Level 3 (Recommendation not to travel to certain areas of the country except where necessary - the provinces of Bavaria, Baden Württemberg and North Rhine-Westphalia, where the highest number of coronavirus cases are recorded);

Japan - Risk Level 3 (Recommendation not to travel to certain areas of the country except where necessary - Hokkaido, Aichi, Osaka, Tokyo, Kanagawa, Hogo, Chiba prefectures, where the highest number of coronavirus cases are recorded.);

Switzerland - Risk Level 2 (Caution - be informed about the current situation in the country);

Norway - Risk Level 2 (Caution - be informed about the current situation in the country);

Denmark - Risk Level 2 (Caution - be informed about the current situation in the country);

Sweden - Risk Level 2 (Caution - be informed about the current situation in the country);

The Netherlands - Risk Level 2 (Caution - be informed about the current situation in the country);

USA - Risk Level 2 (Caution - be informed about the current situation in the country)

Risk levels remain when traveling to China - level 5, Italy - level 4.

We urge our compatriots, who live permanently abroad, to show a high level of self-awareness and care for their loved ones, by rethinking a possible return to Bulgaria in the coming weeks on various occasions, including personal or upcoming Easter holidays.

We need your support so Novinite.com can keep delivering news and information about Bulgaria! Thank you!

Society » Be a reporter: Write and send your article
Tags: Coronavirus, COVID-19, MFA, information, restrictions
Advertisement
Advertisement
Expats.bg All Are Welcome! Join Now!
Bulgaria news Novinite.com (Sofia News Agency - www.sofianewsagency.com) is unique with being a real time news provider in English that informs its readers about the latest Bulgarian news. The editorial staff also publishes a daily online newspaper "Sofia Morning News." Novinite.com (Sofia News Agency - www.sofianewsagency.com) and Sofia Morning News publish the latest economic, political and cultural news that take place in Bulgaria. Foreign media analysis on Bulgaria and World News in Brief are also part of the web site and the online newspaper. News Bulgaria