Bulgaria

This page presents the law in force at the peak of the COVID-19 pandemic (the date of the highest number of daily cases in each country according to Johns Hopkins University as of June 2020). Legal restrictions on free movement are recorded. While not all restrictions are captured, we have sought to present those that go to the core of the right.

In case of comments/ corrections, please contact: katharina.o.cathaoir@jur.ku.dk

The date of the highest number of daily cases in each country according to Johns Hopkins University

25 June: 166

COVID-19 related border restrictions

Generally closed to third countries, with exceptions

Quarantine/self-isolation on arrival

Arrivals from specific countries must quarantine/ self-isolate

14 days mandatory

Restrictions on internal free movement

May go outside, but recommendations and regulations on distance between people, face coverings etc

Restrictions on outdoor gatherings

Up to 1000 people at football matches (social distancing applies)

Outdoor events require maximum occupancy of up to 50% of total capacity

Sanctions for breaching restrictions on free movement?

Yes (criminal)

More information

Johns Hopkins University Coronavirus resource Centre

Maria Rohova, Antoniya Dimova, Mincho Minev, (Ed.) Anne Spranger, Policy Responses Bulgaria

Covid-19 Unified Information Portal, Official source of information on COVID in Bulgaria (visited 30 June 2020)

Order № RD-01-354 of 22.06.2020

Order № RD-01-347 / 19.06.2020

Order № RD-01-341 / 17.06.2020

Order № RD-01-337 / 13.06.2020