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The Covid-19 coronavirus situation in Vratsa, Bulgaria – updates and restrictions


Located in Bulgaria, the city of Vratsa has a population of 69.5K. The latest data indicates 1,157,199 cases of Covid-19 infection in Bulgaria as of May 2, 2022 ,with 36,920 deaths. This represents a 101 percent increase from August 10, 2021, when 18,288 people died and 429,628 cases were registered, and a 4,039 percent increase from October 11, 2020, when 892 people were died and 24,402 infected.
We will review in the table below the effects of Covid-19 on visitors and daily life in Vratsa.



Restriction Applied to Recent Update
Closing or restricting schools and universities

Students at colleges and universities

Schools in Vratsa are open and there are no disciplinary restrictions on learning in classrooms.

The closure of workplaces and the move to working from home

Workers in offices

No reduction of workplaces in significant differences compared to non-Covid-19

Cancellation of public events and shows

69.5K residents who live in Vratsa

No cancellation of scheduled events for the public

Restrictions on gatherings

69.5K residents who live in Vratsa

Gatherings can be held in Vratsa without restriction

Public transportation shuts down

People who use public transportation

There are no measures to restrict public transportation

Order to stay at home or abstain from going out

69.5K residents who live in Vratsa

No order to remain at home in Vratsa

Movement restrictions between cities or regions

Intercity travelers

Unrestricted movement between cities and regions

Restrictions on international travel for foreign travelers

Foreign travelers

Screening travelers upon arrival

Governmental cash assistance for people without jobs or unable to work

Unemployed citizens

The government is replacing 50% or more of the lost salary, or is paying a flat sum that is greater than all the lost salary 50% median salary

Financial obligations of households are being frozen (e.g., there is no repayment of loans, water services are not stopped, or evictions are prohibited)

Qualified households

Provides extensive contract relief and debt relief

Campaigns aimed at informing the public

69.5K residents who live in Vratsa

A coordinated campaign to inform the public through traditional or social media

Government policy regarding access to PCR tests (not antibody tests for immunity)

Symptomatic individual

Open public testing available to people who are asymptomatic, e.g. drive through tests

In the case of a positive diagnosis, the government's contact-tracing policy

Diagnosed with a positive result

Each case is traced through a comprehensive contact tracing plan

Public spending to Covid-19 vaccine development

69.5K residents who live in Vratsa

Facial covering policies outside the home

People leaving the house

Mask not needed

Vaccine delivery policies for different groups

Different groups

Vaccines available to all

Policy for protecting the elderly in long-term care facilities and in their communities

Elderly people

No measures to protect the elderly




Changes in coronavirus status in the past few months



Restriction October 11, 2020 August 10, 2021

Closing or restricting schools and universities

Closure of schools or their alterations so the school operation differs significantly from standard non-Covid-19 operations

Schools in Vratsa are open and there are no disciplinary restrictions on learning in classrooms.

The closure of workplaces and the move to working from home

The authorities in Vratsa recommend that companies close down or operate from home, or observe significant changes compared to pre-Covid-19

No Changes

Cancellation of public events and shows

The Vratsa authorities recommend canceling public events

No cancellation of scheduled events for the public

Restrictions on gatherings

Restrictions on gatherings with more than 1,000 attendees

Gatherings can be held in Vratsa without restriction

Restrictions on international travel for foreign travelers

Blocking entering from some regions

Quarantine arrivals into Vratsa from all, some, or most of the regions

Governmental cash assistance for people without jobs or unable to work

The government is replacing 50% or more of the lost salary, or is paying a flat sum that is greater than all the lost salary 50% median salary

-

Financial obligations of households are being frozen (e.g., there is no repayment of loans, water services are not stopped, or evictions are prohibited)

A narrow relief tailored to a specific contract type

-

Government policy regarding access to PCR tests (not antibody tests for immunity)

People who suffer symptoms AND meet specific criteria (such as certain key workers, patients admitted to hospital, people who came into contact with a known case, and returning home from overseas)

Open public testing available to people who are asymptomatic, e.g. drive through tests

In the case of a positive diagnosis, the government's contact-tracing policy

Each case is traced through a comprehensive contact tracing plan

-

Facial covering policies outside the home

The wearing of a face covering may be required in some specified shared or public areas outside the home when other people are present or when social distancing cannot be achieved

Required in all shared or public spaces outside the home where other people are present or any other situation when social distancing isn't possible

Vaccine delivery policies for different groups

Vaccines are not available

Vaccines available to all



*Credit and clarification: some of the data were collected from a variety of sources such as Oxford COVID-19 Government Response Tracker, Blavatnik School of Government, University of Oxford, And others. the data are for general information only, And we do not take responsibility for the use and accuracy of it. We wish you a safe and enjoyable trip!

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