Bulgaria overview

36,519

cases

1,077

DEATHS

18,102

recovered

2.9%

Fatality Rate

49.6%

Recovery Rate

travel ban and restrictions due to the coronavirus in Bulgaria

due to Coronavirus Travel
Restrictions and Bans in Bulgaria:

1. Passengers not arriving from Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Greece, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia or Sweden are not allowed to enter Bulgaria. - This does not apply to nationals of Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Greece, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia and Sweden. - This does not apply to family members of nationals of Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Greece, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia and Sweden. - This does not apply to passengers and their families with a permanent or long term residence permit issued by Bulgaria. - This does not apply to nationals of Austria, Belgium, France, Germany, Iceland, Ireland (Rep.), Italy, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Spain and Switzerland and their family members when they transit through Bulgaria to return to their country of residence. - This does not apply to passengers with a British passport and their family members when they transit through Bulgaria to return to their country of residence. - This does not apply to nationals and residents of Turkey when they transit through Bulgaria to return to their country of residence. - This does not apply to nationals and residents of North Macedonia (Rep.) when they transit through Bulgaria to return to their country of residence. - This does not apply to nationals and residents of Serbia when they transit through Bulgaria to return to their country of residence. - This does not apply to nationals and residents of Montenegro when they transit through Bulgaria to return to their country of residence. - This does not apply to the following passengers: a. health care professionals, health researchers and elderly care professionals; b. transport personnel engaged in the carriage of goods, crews of aircraft engaged in commercial air transport and other transport personnel as necessary; c. diplomats, officials of international organizations, military personnel and humanitarian workers in the performance of their duties; d. persons traveling for humanitarian reasons; third-country nationals who hold a long-term residence permit in an EU Member State and pass through Bulgaria in order to return to their country of residence and residence. 2. Nationals of Bulgaria arriving from risky countries are requested to observe a 14-day quarantine period. 3. All arriving passenger from Italy at Sofia airport (SOF) must fill out a questionnaire in the presence of a health inspector.

Advice on the use of masks in the context of COVID-19

This document provides advice on the use of masks in communities, during home care, and in health care settings in areas that have reported cases of COVID-19. It is intended for individuals in the community, public health and infection prevention and control (IPC) professionals, health care managers, health care workers (HCWs), and community health workers. This updated version includes a section on Advice to decision makers on the use of masks for healthy people in community settings.

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak: rights,roles and responsibilities of health workers, including key considerations for occupational safety and health

Health workers are at the front line of the COVID-19 outbreak response and as such are exposed to hazards that put them at risk of infection. Hazards include pathogen exposure, long working hours, psychological distress, fatigue, occupational burnout, stigma, and physical and psychological violence. This document highlights the rights and responsibilities of health workers, including the specific measures needed to protect occupational safety and health.