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

According to the unified information portal on January 26, Bulgaria has registered the highest single-day virus cases. On Wednesday, the country reported 12,399 Covid-19 new cases in the past day, taking the total number of confirmed cases to 903,676. As many as 43,981 tests were done, out of which 28.19 percent were tested positive.

During the same time, 73 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 32,869.

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The previous highest single-day spike – 11,181, was registered on January 19, according to the official data providing platform.

So far, Bulgaria has around 217,129 active cases; in the past day, 9,638 active cases were added to the tally.

Till now, around 5,347 people have been admitted to the hospital due to Covid-19. Of these, 523 patients are under intensive care.

As here, 4,114,896 people have taken the doses of vaccines against Covid-19 in Bulgaria; out of these, 10,667 received the jab on the last day.

Bulgaria’s national Covid-19 morbidity rate is 1582.23 per 100,000 population on a 14-day basis, according to the unified information site on January 26, up from 1505.07.

As of January 26, 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 424.8 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. Of the above, Blagoevgrad has the highest morbidity rate of 2492.88, while the capital city is at 2429.72 per 100,000 population.

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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.