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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information

Country-Specific Information: Last updated:  [12/02/20] Bulgaria has 148,775 reported cases of COVID-19 within its borders. Bulgaria has 4,188 reported fatalities from COVID-19 within its borders. Bulgaria is following WHO and ECDC guidance on threat mitigation. Grocery stores and pharmacies remain open. Supplies including food and medicine remain plentiful. Masks: All persons must cover their mouth and ...
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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Sofia, Bulgaria

Location:  Bulgaria Event:  Health Alert: Ministry of Health Order revises and extends entry restrictions and quarantine requirements through January 31, 2021. Entry restrictions:  U.S. citizens are still prohibited from entering Bulgaria unless they meet one of the exceptions to entry restrictions found in the current Ministry of Health Order.  The entry restrictions apply to all ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens – Air Travel Sofia Flights Information

To assist U.S. citizens considering departure from Bulgaria, the U.S. Embassy in Sofia will share information we receive from airlines regarding flights currently operating from Sofia airport.  Please be advised that this information is subject to change at short notice. Today, Monday November  30,2020 Wizz Air – London 06:15 Bulgaria Air – Amsterdam 07:00 Lufthansa – Frankfurt 07:00 ...
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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Sofia, Bulgaria

Location:  Bulgaria Event:  Alert – New Anti-Covid-19 Measures New Anti-Covid-19 Measures:  The Ministry of Health has ordered the following new measures, effective from November 27 to December 21, 2020:  In-person classes are suspended for students from first to twelfth grade, college, and university. Kindergartens and children’s centers are closed.  Grocery stores and pharmacies remain open. Between 8:30-10:30am only customers over the age of 65 are ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens – Air Travel Sofia Flights Information

To assist U.S. citizens considering departure from Bulgaria, the U.S. Embassy in Sofia will share information we receive from airlines regarding flights currently operating from Sofia airport.  Please be advised that this information is subject to change at short notice. Today, Friday Nov 27,20 1/ Wizz Air – London 06:15 2/ Wizz Air – Brussels ...
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