Sofia, Bulgaria: During the past 24 hours, there have been a total of 226 individuals who tested positive for the novel coronavirus, as per the information shared in the unified information portal. The positivity rate of these additionally reported COVID infections remains at 5.55%.
The new infections have been recorded among the total of 4068 tests conducted to detect the contagious viral disease in the Bulgarian population.
With this, the total number of COVID-19 active infections in Bulgaria stands at 177 462, which is decreased as compared to that of the previous day.
Meanwhile, in the last 24 hours, there have been a total of 376 patients with the COVID-19 virus who recovered and got discharged from the hospital facilities, according to the data shared in the unified portal.
A total of three COVID-19 patients lost their lives to the contagious virus in the last 24 hours, bringing the total death rate in the European country to 36 568.
For the time, a total of thirty-nine (39) patients of the mutant were admitted to the hospital facilities, the majority of which belonged to the population of unvaccinated citizens. In total, 1,869 COVID patients are in the hospital facilities of Bulgaria, of which there are a total of 20-6 patients in intensive care units – ICU.
According to the data, there are a total of 2,050,871 individuals who have taken their required number of the COVID-19 jabs of the vaccines and are now fully vaccinated against the contagious disease. This number of Bulgarian nationals represents Bulgaria’s 29.6% of the total targeted eligible population.
On the other hand, there have been a total of 724,838 individuals in the European nation who are fully vaccinated and have also taken their booster shots (third dose) of the WHO-approved vaccines, computing for around 10.5% of the total targeted population, to date, as per the official data.