“Although the health authorities officially removed me from quarantine, on Friday I postponed all my public meetings and events for the next few days. After two negative PCR tests, I am positive for COVID-19 today. I have a general state of discomfort. I am currently in the care of doctors and I am at home and receiving treatment. I notified the health authorities of all my contacts. I am sure that we will get over this situation together “, Boiko Borisov wrote on Facebook on Sunday.
Borisov announced on Friday that he was entering self-isolation because he was contacted by Deputy Minister of Regional Development Nikolay Nankov, who tested positive for coronavirus, according to Reuters.
The Sofia health inspectorate announced to the Bulgarian prime minister that he could get out of quarantine after the results of the first tests were negative, but another PCR test indicated on Sunday that he has COVID-19.
Authorities in Sofia, home to 2 million people, closed nightclubs and nightclubs for two weeks on Saturday in a bid to stop the rise in coronavirus cases affecting the Bulgarian health system, according to The Guardian.
Sofia Mayor Yordanka Fakakova spoke on BTV on Saturday and urged city universities to adopt online courses and called on business people to allow as many employees as possible to work from home.
“The situation in Sofia is becoming alarming. We have a new increase in infections and people in need of hospital treatment. This affects hospitals, “said Fakakova.
Coronavirus cases in Bulgaria have increased since early October. Bulgarian authorities reported a new record of 1.595 daily infections on Friday, with a total of 34,930 and 1,064 deaths due to COVID-19, according to Reuters.