Covid-19: Bulgaria reports 8,932 new cases; 87 people lost their lives

The number of Covid-19 cases reported in a day has witnessed a minor decrease. According to the unified information portal on January 21, Bulgaria reported 8,932 Covid-19 fresh cases on Thursday, taking the total number of confirmed cases to 860,877. In the past 24 hours, around 39,445 people were tested, out of which 22.64 percent were tested positive.

During the same time, 87 people lost their lives due to the deadly virus. According to the latest update on the portal, the total number of deaths reported in the country since the pandemic has begun is 32,518.


So far, Bulgaria has around 187,765 active cases; in the past 24 hours, 8,464 active cases were added to the tally.

The count of the recovered patients is 640,594. 381 people were healed and discharged from the hospitals on Thursday. Till now, around 5,198 people have been admitted to the hospital due to Covid-19; of these, 529 were new admissions. Of these, 530 patients are under intensive care, 12 lesser than Wednesday (report on January 20).

Within the 24 hours, as many as 107 health staff members tested positive for the virus, taking the tally to 19,316.

As here, 4,078,145 people have taken the doses of vaccines against Covid-19 in Bulgaria; out of these, 19,191 were administrated on the past day. A total of 1,973,224 Bulgarians have taken complete vaccination, including 3,059 in the past 24 hours. However, 555,333 people have received a booster dose of the vaccine.

As of January 21, one more Bulgarian district has been classified as the dark-red zones. 25 out of 28 Bulgarian districts have been categorized as the dark red zones, whereas three have been red zoned districts.

The cities under the dark-red zone are: Blagoevgrad, Bourgas, Varna, Vidin, Gabrovo, Kyustendil, Pernik, Sofia district, Sofia city, Stara Zagora, Veliko Turnovo, Vratsa, Dobrich, Lovech, Montana, Pazardzhik, Pleven, Plovdiv, Rousse, Silistra, Sliven, Smolyan, Haskovo, Yambol and Shoumen.

Meanwhile, in the red zone are: Razgrad, Turgovishte, and Kurdzhali.