Bulgarian nationals quarantined in Bauska region have left Latvia

  • 2020-04-22
  • LETA/TBT Staff

RIGA - The 18 Bulgarian nationals who had been quarantined in the municipality of Mezotne, Bauska Region, since April 6, have left Latvia, the State Fire and Rescue Service said on Twitter. 

The State Fire and Rescue Service's deputy chief Lieutenant Colonel Martins Baltmanis informed that the Bulgarians have been convoyed across the Latvian border. 

The Bulgarians were convoyed to the Latvian-Lithuanian border crossing at Grenctale. It was planned that Latvian law enforcement officers would escort the Bulgarians to the Polish border. 

The convoy of the group was organized by the Bulgarian Embassy, the Foreign Ministry and the Bauska Regional Council. The group left with their private vehicles. 

As reported, a group of 18 Bulgarians entered Latvia from Estonia on April 6. One of them was diagnosed with Covid-19 and they were not allowed to enter Lithuania to return home, thus they were quarantined at a boarding school in Mezotne.