Bulgarian Prime Minister tests positive for COVID-19

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Sofia [Bulgaria], October 25 (ANI/Sputnik): Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borissov, who has self-isolated after coming into contact with an infected government official, said on Sunday that he had also tested positive for COVID-19.

"Despite the fact that a regional medical inspection officially lifted the quarantine from me, I had already postponed all my meetings and future public events on Friday. After two PCR tests, I have received a positive result today," the prime minister wrote on Facebook.

Borissov added that he felt "general discomfort" and received treatment at home.

Bulgaria has reported 1,043 new COVID-19 cases for the past 24 hours. Since the start of the pandemic, 37,562 infections have been confirmed in Bulgaria, with 1,084 deaths. (ANI/Sputnik)