Covid-19: Bulgaria reports 2,847 new cases, 32 deaths in the past day

According to the unified information portal on January 24, Bulgaria reported 2,847 Covid-19 new cases in the past day, taking the total number of confirmed cases to 877,381. As many as 13,268 tests were done, out of which 21.45 were tested positive.

During the same time, 32 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 32,636.


So far, Bulgaria has around 200,978 active cases; in the past day, 1,443 active cases were added to the tally.

Till now, around 5,216 people have been admitted to the hospital due to Covid-19; 258 were admitted in the last 24 hours. Of these, 547 patients are under intensive care. Whereas, a total of 1,249 were recovered from the virus, taking the tally to 643,767.

As many as 74 health staff members tested positive for the virus in the past day, taking the tally to 19,503.

As here, 4,095,421 people have taken the doses of vaccines against Covid-19 in Bulgaria; out of these, 3,737 received the jab on the last day. A total of 1,976,308 Bulgarians have taken complete vaccination, including 472 in the past day. However, 569,133 people have received a booster dose of the vaccine.

Bulgaria’s national Covid-19 morbidity rate is 1426.72 per 100,000 population on a 14-day basis, according to the unified information site on January 24, up from 1376.79.

As of January 24, 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.