Bulgaria records 1333 additional COVID infections
Bulgaria records 1333 additional COVID infections

Sofia, Bulgaria: The European country recorded a total of additional 1333 cases of the novel coronavirus, as per the data shared in the Unified Information Portal of March 26, 2022, Saturday. These new cases have been recorded of the total 14,197 COVID-19 tests conducted in the last 24 hours.  

With this, the total number of active cases in Bulgaria has increased to 189,204; meanwhile, the overall number of confirmed cases of the COVID-19 mutant has now reached the margin of 1 132 398 since the beginning of the outbreak. The active toll of the European country has been decreased by 829, as compared to the report of March 25. 


The portal’s data further adds that the positivity rate of the fresh COVID infections stands at 9.38%.  

While a total of twenty-nine (29) COVID patients lost their lives to the deadliest viral illness, bringing the total count of the death rate to 36 425, as of March 26, 2022. 

There are a total of 2133 patients of the virus who recovered from the mutant and got discharged from the hospital facilities, taking the total number of the recovered COVID patients in Bulgaria to 906, 769. 

For the present time, there are a total of 2020 patients of the novel coronavirus who are in the hospital, including the newly admitted 212 patients, as per the data shared in the unified portal. 

There are a total of 235 patients who are in intensive care units – ICU for the current time. This number of ICU patients has declined by six, as compared to that of the previous day. 

In terms of vaccination, there are a total of 2,048,723 individuals in Bulgaria who have taken their required number of the COVID-19 vaccines and are now fully vaccinated against the deadliest virus, representing nearly 29.6% of the total targeted eligible population. 

Meanwhile, there are a total of 716,401 Bulgarian citizens who are fully vaccinated and have also taken their booster shots of the COVID vaccines, computing for around 10.3%.