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Introduced measures

Order of the Ministry of Health for the introduction of temporary anti-epidemic measures on the territory of the Republic of Bulgaria, starting from 11.08.2022 to 25.08.2022, including:

- wearing masks becomes mandatory in all medical facilities, pharmacies, opticians, drugstores and facilities for the provision of social services, as well as in public transport and adjacent stops and stations indoors, an exception to the obligation to wear a protective face mask is allowed for children up to 6 years of age;

- implementation of an enhanced morning filter in educational institutions to prevent admission of persons with clinical symptoms of COVID-19 as well as other infectious diseases;

- all employers must organize the implementation of anti-epidemic measures in the workplace i.e. ventilation, disinfection, personal hygiene instruction of the staff, creation of an organization for remote work, where possible;

- introduction of a distance of at least 1.5 m between visitors in public places/premises.


More information about the Order of the Ministry of Health can be found at

The order of the Ministry of Health to extend the period of the introduced anti-epidemic measures on the territory of the Republic of Bulgaria until 25.08.2022 can be found here

You can read the full text of the Order of the Regional Health Inspection - Plovdiv at

Order № 22ОA-1842 from 11.08.2022 of the Mayor of Plovdiv Municipality regarding anti-epidemic measures can be found at


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