Since November 27, all tourist trips, both to and from Bulgaria, have been banned. This restriction will last until December 21.
Hotels, travel agencies and ski resorts are concerned that the ski season in the country, which begins in December, may break down and lead to the bankruptcy of Bulgarian tourism enterprises. The most popular ski resorts, where tourists from all over Europe come with pleasure, are Bansko, Borovets and Pamporovo.
For the same period, all entertainment and cultural events are canceled in Bulgaria. Moreover, Bulgarians cannot hold private meetings, meetings, parties with the number of more than 15 people. Theaters are not yet closed, they can receive spectators, but the load of the hall should not exceed 30% of the total occupancy.
Sports competitions are allowed, but they will be held at empty stands.
All restaurants, bars, cafes are closed. No casinos will work. The same restrictions for gyms, fitness centers and shopping centers, they also close until December 21.
Bulgarian Minister of Health Kostadina Angelova said that since Friday, November 27, the Bulgarian authorities have closed all educational institutions in the country, including kindergartens, schools and higher education institutions. The restriction on work will also last until December 21.
Residents will be able to go to pharmacies and grocery stores. Banks and insurance agencies will be opened.
The head of the Ministry of Health Angelova said that a curfew is not imposed in the country, walks in the parks are allowed.
Since the end of October, daily jumps of new infections with coronavirus infection have been observed in Bulgaria. Thus, if on October 17, 998 cases were detected per day, then on October 29, 2760 people contracted coronavirus per day. On November 18, a maximum of 4828 infections per day was reached in the country. Over the past day, 4,292 people fell ill.
The number of people who died from coronavirus has increased. Thus, on November 24, 189 people died in a day.
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