Sofia, Bulgaria: An additional 1552 cases of the novel coronavirus have been recorded in the European country in the past 24 hours, as of March 24 report. The positivity rate of the additional COVID-19 cases stands at 11.92 %. The data has been shared in the unified information portal.
The new cases have been recorded out of the 13 017 COVID-19 tests conducted in a day, as of March 24. This takes the total number of active infections of the COVID-19 virus in the country to 191 254; meanwhile, the overall number of confirmed infections of the COVID-19 viral disease has increased to 1 129 641 as per the data shared in the portal.
Along with these new cases, there are a total of twenty-five (25) individuals who lost their lives to the contagious virus, bringing the total death rate of Bulgaria to 36 375, as of March 24, Thursday.
The data of the official portal further adds that there are a total of 1555 patients of the COVID-19 virus who recovered from the deadliest viral disease in the last 24 hours. This takes the overall tally of the recovery rate of Bulgaria to 902 012.
For the present time, there are a total of 2025 patients who are in the hospital facilities in Bulgaria, including the newly admitted 188 patients, the data further cites.
Meanwhile, there are a total of 233 patients of COVID who are in the intensive care unit – ICU, which has witnessed a decline of three as compared to the report of March 23.
As of March 23, there are a total of 2,048,442 individuals who have taken their needed number of the COVID-19 jabs and are in the category of fully vaccinated individuals. This number of individuals accounts for around 29.6% of the total targeted population.
On the other hand, there are a total of 715,012 individuals who are fully vaccinated and have also taken their booster shots, representing nearly 10.3% of the total population.