In Bulgaria, a participant in a protest against covid certificates hit a minister

A participant in the protest against the covid certificates held in the center of Sofia struck the Minister of Education of the Technical Government of Bulgaria, Nikolai Denkov. This was reported on Wednesday, October 20, by bTV channel.

It is specified that the attacker turned out to be a representative of the political party “Renaissance”. The 45-year-old man has been detained and will face trial.

A total of several hundred people took part in the protest, they blocked the road traffic in the city center, and suspended public transport in Burgas (the fourth most populous city in the country). Protests were also observed in the city of Plovdiv.

The protesters called the new measures against coronavirus “discrimination against citizens who do not have green certificates. The TV channel drew attention to the fact that a few meters from the protesters in Sofia there was a line for vaccination.

Earlier, on March 17, the European Commission presented a draft of a digital certificate of vaccination against coronavirus infection. The document will contain information about the EU citizen’s vaccination, data on his recovery from COVID-19 or a negative result of PCR test for coronavirus.

The document can be issued by e.g. hospitals, testing centers, health authorities. At the same time, citizens will be able to request a paper version of the document, which, just like the electronic version, will have a QR code and a digital stamp of authenticity.