Health Minister Kiril Ananiev issued a new order, extending the

Health Minister Kiril Ananiev issued a new order, extending the ...

Bulgaria extends measures against spread of COVID-19 till April 12 and suspends Parliament.


Health Minister Kiril Ananiev issued a new order, extending the measures for containing the coronavirus spread until April 12. All the measures will remain the same as outlined in the previous order, except for one addition.

Walks in parks are only allowed if walking a pet. Sports grounds and playgrounds are closed, along with other spaces for sports and entertainment.

Checkpoints at the entrance of regional centers will continue to restrict unnecessary travel under police guard. People may only travel for work, for health reasons or if returning to a place of residency. People may also travel to a different town if they need to care for a family member or loved one, including getting them medicine and groceries. The traveler must provide a note from the employer or a work identification document (in cases of traveling for work), a medical document (in case of travel for health reasons), an ID card, and a declaration for the reason for travel.

People younger than 60 cannot shop in grocery stores and pharmacies between 8:30 AM and 10:30 AM. These times will be reserved only for people 60 and over; and vice versa: people over 60 cannot go to shopping after 10:30 AM.

The only change concerns offices offering payment services in large trade centers, which now may open. Apart from those and grocery stores, pharmacies, drug stores, insurance desks and banks, all other stores and facilities in the malls are closed.

Източник: mediapool.bg