Covid-19: Bulgaria reports 11,049 new cases, 132 deaths in the past day

According to the unified information portal on January 22, Bulgaria reported 9,874 Covid-19 fresh cases on Friday, taking the total number of confirmed cases to 870,751. In the past 24 hours, around 43,879 people were tested, out of which 22.5 percent were tested positive.

During the same time, 86 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 32,604.


So far, Bulgaria has around 195,629 active cases; in the past 24 hours, 7,864 active cases were added to the tally.

The count of the recovered patients is 542,518. 1924 people were healed and discharged from the hospitals on Friday. Till now, around 5,164 people have been admitted to the hospital due to Covid-19; of these, 615 were new admissions. Of these, 547 patients are under intensive care, 17 more than Friday (report on January 21).

Within the 24 hours, as many as 113 health staff members tested positive for the virus, taking the tally to 19,429.

As here, 4,091,684 people have taken the doses of vaccines against Covid-19 in Bulgaria; out of these, 13,541 were administrated on the past day. A total of 1,975,203 Bulgarians have taken complete vaccination, including 1,979 in the past 24 hours. However, 565,282 people have received a booster dose of the vaccine.

As of January 22, 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.