2393 individuals tests COVID positive in Bulgaria, while 34 dies
2393 individuals tests COVID positive in Bulgaria, while 34 dies

Sofia, Bulgaria: According to the report of the unified information portal, a total of additional 2393 cases of the novel coronavirus have been recorded in Bulgaria as of March 2022. With the arrival of these fresh cases, the total active number of the COVID-19 infections in the European nation has increased to 195,420, whereas the confirmed toll has hiked to 1,117,525.  

The positivity rate of these fresh COVID-19 cases was computed for around 13.1%, as per the unified portal’s data. The active toll as of March 16, 2022, has witnessed a decline of 3667, as compared to that of the March 15 report.  


These new cases were confirmed out of the 18 262 COVID-19 tests conducted in the past 24 hours. 

The official portal’s data further notes a total of thirty-four (34) COVID-19 patients in Bulgaria scummed to the contagious virus, bringing the total number of COVID related fatalities to 36,196.  

Among new deaths, around 91.18% belonged to the category of unvaccinated individuals. 

Meanwhile, there are a total of 36,196 individuals who got recovered and were granted discharge from the hospital establishments in Bulgaria, as of March 16, 2022, the unified portal’s information highlights. This brings the total COVID-19 recovery rate of the European nation to 885, 909.  

For the present time, the COVID morbidity rate of Bulgaria stands at 341.28 per 100 000 population on a two-week basis.  

So far, a total of 2,054,562 individuals in the European country have taken their recommended number of the COVID vaccines and hence are in the category of fully immunized population, representing around 29.7%. 

On the other hand, there are a total of 705,600 citizens in Bulgaria who are fully vaccinated and have also taken their booster shots of the WHO-approved COVID-19 vaccines; the unified portal’s data further shows.  


Currently, there are 2349 COVID patients who are in the hospitals, of which a total of 248 are the newly admitted ones. In intensive care units, 288 patients are there, which is fifty-seven (57) less than the previous day.