The Balkan state of Bulgaria recorded a total of an additional 313 cases of the novel coronavirus in the past 24 hours, as per the data shared in the unified information portal of May 14, 2022. The new infections have been recorded of the additional 5686 COVID-19 tests conducted by the health care authorities of the European country during the previous day.
The positivity rate of the additional cases stands at 5.50%; of this, 69% are not vaccinated against the mutant. The overall count of active infections has increased to 110,028.
With this, the total count of confirmed COVID-19 infections in Bulgaria has increased to 1,161,351. In addition, a total of eight (8) deaths have been recorded in the European country in the last day. Of this number, nearly 87.50% belonged to the category of the unvaccinated population. This brings the total count of death rate to 37,043.
For the present time, there are a total of 590 patients in the hospital facilities, out of which a total of 56 patients are in intensive care units.
A total of sixty-four (64) patients were admitted to the hospital authorities of the country during the last day, of which 75% are unvaccinated.
Meanwhile, a total of 7611 patients with COVID-19 virus got recovered from the contagious mutant in Bulgaria. Additional 815 doses of the WHO-approved COVID-19 vaccines were also administered in the country.
There are a total of 2,057,749 individuals who have taken their required number of COVID-19 vaccines and are now fully vaccinated against the mutant. This number represents around 29.7% of the total targeted eligible population.
On the other hand, there are a total of 752,669 individuals who are fully vaccinated and have also taken their third dose or booster shots of the WHO-approved COVID-19 vaccines. This number of individuals represents nearly 10.8% of the total targeted eligible population, according to the official data.