The Bulgarian authorities have extended a state of emergency until July 15

The Bulgarian government has extended until July 15 the action of the emergency epidemiological situation (BSEC), introduced due to the spread of coronavirus infection, said the publication the Sofia Globe with reference to the Minister of health Cyril Ananieva.

Speaking after the Cabinet meeting, which adopted such a decision, the Minister stressed that the extension of the regime of the BSEC does not mean that the country will introduce new restrictive measures. According to him, the authorities will rely on the measures that are in place now. Monday in connection with the deteriorating situation with the spread COVID-19 in the country, the authorities ordered re-introduce the compulsory wearing of masks in closed public areas. In addition, the country has a quarantine for people arriving in Bulgaria from certain countries.

In mid-may, the Bulgarian government declared a state of mode Chas, he replaced in effect since March 13, the state of emergency and had to act in Bulgaria from 14 may to 14 June. In early June, Prime Minister Boyko Borisov said that the regime of the BSEC and its related measures will be fully cancelled on 15 June, however, the regime was upheld until the end of the month.

According to the latest data, Bulgaria has seen a total of 4 114 cases of coronavirus infection has died 208 cases, recovered more than 2.2 thousand people.

World health organization March 11 announced the outbreak of a new coronavirus infection COVID-19 pandemic. According to the latest who data, the world revealed more than 8.9 million cases of infection, over 469 thousand people died.

Relevant data on the situation of COVID-19 in Russia and the world presented on the portal stopmanager.of the Russian Federation.