10 April 2020 – Anti-epidemic measures extended to 13 May

Type of Intervention: Specific Action
Sectors Involved: Education, Executive Office, Foreign Affairs, Health, Local Government, Media/Arts/Culture, Private Sector and Businesses, Police and Interior Affairs, Social Services, Tourism
Intervention Categories: Legal and policy; Declaring state of emergency
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: Ministry of Health

Overview: The duration of the introduced anti-epidemic measures in Bulgaria in connection with the spread of Covid-19 is extended until May 13, 2020. The decision is motivated by the complicated epidemic situation in the country, by the Decision of April 3, 2020 taken by the Bulgarian Parliament for extending the declared state of emergency and the recommendations of the National Crisis Staff.
Full details here: https://www.mh.government.bg/media/filer_public/2020/04/10/zapoved-rd-195-10-04-2020.pdf

Type of Justification: Advice of INTERNAL government advisory committee or group, Perception of an increased threat