Sofia, Bulgaria: The COVID-19 pandemic situation in Bulgaria is improving as the country is recording less number of daily COVID-19 cases. The Balkan state recorded a total of additional 188 cases of the novel coronavirus in the last 24 hours. The data has been shared in the unified information portal.
These new cases have been detected from the 3718 tests conducted at the COVID testing in the last 24 hours. The positivity rate of these new COVID infections stands at 5.06%.
Among the newly infected individuals, 61.17% belonged to the population of unvaccinated individuals. With this, the total number of active cases has increased to 68,574, whereas the overall number of confirmed COVID-19 infections has hiked to 1,166,777.
During the last day, there are a total of two patients who lost their lives to the contagious COVID-19 viral illness, taking the overall death rate of the country to 37,196, the data further adds.
A total of 1,356 patients with the COVID-19 infection recovered from the virus and have been discharged from the hospital facilities in Bulgaria in the past 24 hours. This takes the overall recovery rate of the European country to 1,061,007.
For the present time, there are a total of 288 patients with the novel coronavirus in Bulgarian hospital facilities, including the recently admitted 27 COVID patients. There are a total of twenty-eight (28) patients in intensive care units – ICU. Additional 396 doses of the WHO-approved COVID-19 vaccines have been administered in the Balkan state.
Till June 10, 2022, there are a total of 2,060,444 individuals who have taken their required number of the COVID vaccines and are now in the category of fully immunized individuals. This number represents nearly 29.7% of the total targeted eligible population of Bulgaria, as per the data shared in the report.