COVID-19 has disappeared from the media, but it is still among us: Bulgaria's state chief health inspector
COVID-19 has disappeared from the media, but it is still among us: Bulgaria's state chief health inspector

Sofia, Bulgaria: The state chief health inspector Assoc. Prof. Angel Kunchev, while speaking during a television channel on Sunday, March 20, 2022, once again reminded the general public of Bulgaria, said that the COVID-19 pandemic is still between us, though it has disappeared from the media.  

Prof Kunchev, in his statement, asserted, “The COVID-19 has disappeared from the media, but it is still among us,” he warned, adding, “As of yesterday, Austria is the first country in Europe to reinstate restrictive measures. It is difficult to analyze the situation so far, but we are cautious.”  

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He then asked individuals not to pile up iodine stock and cited, “There is no need to stock up on iodine tablets. Bulgaria has a national centre for radiology – the people there are the most familiar with the situation, let’s trust the experts.”  

As per Prof Kunchev, the downward trend in the COVID-19 cases has stopped, stating it is an “unpleasant” thing. He then added the European country is likely not to witness an increase in its daily COVID-19 infections, but the population needs to follow the COVID-19 containment measures and health protocols established by the Bulgarian government. 

He then underscored if things do not change and the condition remains unchanged, then the European country will witness a normal and calm summer. 

Assoc. Prof. Kunchev, following the above statement, cited, “Even Greece has abolished the preliminary form for the location of passengers so that we will all be able to travel”. 

Bulgaria’s COVID-19 situation is improving as it witnesses a significant decline in its novel coronavirus daily infections and in its death rate.

The European country recorded a total of additional 919 cases of the COVID-19 viral disease, bringing the total toll of the active cases in Bulgaria to 193,074. 

In addition to these new cases, a total of 518 COVID-19 patients got recovered from the deadliest viral disease, whereas (6) additional deaths have been reported in the past 24 hours, as of March 20. 

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