Bulgaria’s caretaker Health Minister: Vaccinated may be exempted from masks in the workplace

In an order that takes effect on July 7, Bulgaria’s caretaker Health Minister Stoicho Katsarov said that employees who have been vaccinated against Covid-19 may be exempted from the requirement to wear a face mask at their workplace.

This will be at the discretion of the employer and others in charge at public facilities, commercial or other sites providing services to the public, the order said.

On June 15, Katsarov issued an order that in “work teams” of up to seven people, an exception to the requirement to wear a protective mask may be allowed.

That order said that the exception may be allowed on condition that all individuals either have been vaccinated against Covid-19 or have undergone the illness.

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