Covid-19: Bulgaria reports 7,263 new cases & 108 deaths in past day

On January 28, Friday, the country surpassed the mark of 300,000 deaths, according to the official information portal. The death because of the deadly virus has been reached up to 33,017.

According to the portal, on Friday, 9,874 Covid-19 new cases in the past day, taking the total number of confirmed cases to 923,466. As many as 37,945 tests were done, out of which 26.02 percent were tested positive.

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During the same time, 78 people lost their lives due to the deadly virus.

So far, Bulgaria has around 227,281 active cases; in the past day, 5,120 active cases were added to the tally.

Till now, around 5,455 people have been admitted to the hospital due to Covid-19; 691 were admitted in the last 24 hours. Of these, 520 patients are under intensive care.

As here, 4,139,365 people have taken the doses of vaccines against Covid-19 in Bulgaria; out of these, 12,636 received the jab on the last day. As many as 1,987,545 Bulgarian has taken complete vaccination and 596,235 have taken the booster dose.

Bulgaria’s national Covid-19 morbidity rate is 1684.21 per 100,000 population on a 14-day basis, according to the unified information site on January 28, up from 1643.15.

As of January 28, 27 out of 28 Bulgarian districts have been categorized as the dark red zones, whereas only one district is in the red zone. The only district in the red zone is Kurdzahi, with a morbidity rate of 499.9 per 100,000 population.

Therefore, the districts in 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, Shoumen, Razgrad, and Turgovishte.

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Despite such a surge in the Covid-19 cases, Bulgaria has the lowest vaccination rate among the nations in the European Union, according to the statics by the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control’s vaccine tracker.