23 March 2020 – Bulgaria requests 1 million COVID-19 tests within EU order

Type of Intervention: Other Announcement
Sectors Involved: Health
Intervention Categories: Surveillance and response measures; Detecting and isolating cases
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: Ministry of Health

Overview: Bulgaria has requested 1 million tests for COVID-19 in the framework of a common European order within the EU. This way a bigger part of the population could be tested. Currently, only patients who are ill or with symptoms of infection are tested for the virus.
Full details here: https://bnr.bg/en/post/101245391

Type of Justification: No justification given