06 April 2020 – More lenient measures to farmers and market workers

Type of Intervention: Executive Order
Sectors Involved: Local Government, Private Sector and Businesses, Police and Interior Affairs, Supply Chains
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: Ministry of Health (decision maker), Local governments (implementers)

Overview: The Ministry of Health issued an order related to the functioning of the cooperative and the farmer’s markets. According to the measures, enclosures will prevent gathering of large groups of people in one place. Secondly, people must walk only in one direction and a minimum distance of 2 meters between sellers and customers must be kept. Clients and sellers must wear protective equipment, the regulation further reads.
Full details here: https://www.mh.government.bg/media/filer_public/2020/04/06/rd-01-179.pdf

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Type of Justification: Perception of an increased threat