Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borissov has tested positive for the new coronavirus as the number of infected with COVID-19 in the Balkan country has been on a steady rise in the two weeks.
Borissov made the disclosure in a Facebook message on Sunday.
“After two PCR tests, today I am positive for COVID-19,” Borissov wrote.
Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu sent his best wishes to Borissov on Sunday evening for a speedy recovery from the virus.
To my friend Bulgarian Prime Minister @BoykoBorissov, my very best wishes for a speedy recovery and good health.
— Benjamin Netanyahu (@netanyahu) October 25, 2020
Borissov said that he has a “general indisposition” and, following the recommendations of doctors, will remain at home for treatment.
The Balkan nation of 7 million people has recorded 37,562 confirmed cases of coronavirus and 1,084 deaths.
(YWN Israel Desk – Jerusalem & AP)