US News COVID-19: strongly affected by the pandemic, Bulgaria adopts the sanitary pass

11:10  21 october  2021
11:10  21 october  2021 Source:   rfi.fr

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In Bulgaria, the sanitary pass will be required for restaurants, shopping centers or theaters. The country remains most affected by the coronavirus in the EU in terms of mortality. Paradoxically, the vaccination rate is also very low.

with our correspondent in Sofia, Damian Vodénitcharov

Bulgaria is struck full by the fourth wave. In Sofia, new cases exceed 800 per 100,000 inhabitants. Mortality is also up. It now reaches 167 inhabitants of one million, the highest of the entire EU. Schools spend tele-teaching and hospitals are struggling to welcome new patients.

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It is in this context that the Ministry of Public Health has decided to adopt the health passport. It applies to most closed public spaces, except grocery stores, pharmacies, banks and public transport.

A political issue

The announcement caused a rush to the vaccination centers, while only 20% of the Bulgarians are currently vaccinated. Events have also been organized, especially by restaurateurs, always anxious to see their clientele decrease.

less than a month of anticipated legislatures, nationalist parties are also released on the street. A militant even assaulted the Minister of National Education as the government announced the new measures.

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