Extension of the Emergency epidemic situation in Bulgaria until 30.09.2020

Under decision from 26.08.2020 from the Council of Ministers the emergency epidemic situation in Bulgaria was extended until 30.09.2020 with regard to the prevention of the spread of COVID-19. Until the expiry of this term the restrictions for travel remain, whereas entry in Bulgaria is allowed only for certain categories of persons. For persons arriving from a large number of countries the requirement remains to present a negative result from a PCR test, conducted no later than 72 hours before arrival in Bulgaria. If such a test is not conducted before arrival in Bulgaria, the persons arriving from such countries shall have to be subjected to 14 day quarantine. The recommendations of the Ministry of health for active measures for prevention of the spread of the disease remain if effect.
The extension of the emergency epidemic situation allows the minister of health to enfoce additional measures within the framework of the Health Act. Such measures for example can affect the free movement on the territory of Bulgaria or the use of infrastructure for public purposes.