Sofia, Bulgaria: A total of 839 fresh COVID-19 cases of the novel coronavirus have been recorded in the past 24 hours in Bulgaria, as of April 6, 2022, as per the data shared in the unified information portal. This takes the total active COVID-19 cases count of the Balkan state to 172 222.
The overall toll of confirmed COVID-19 infections in Bulgaria has increased to 1 142 698 as of April 6. The positivity rate of the fresh COVID cases stands at 7.48%.
There are a total of twenty-eight (28) individuals who lost their lives to the contagious virus in the last 24 hours as of April 6, bringing the death rate of the country to 36 636, according to the portal’s data.
Meanwhile, 2158 COVID patients got recovered from the virus and have been discharged from the hospital facilities. This brings the total count of recovered infections in the country to 933 840.
Currently, there are a total of 1461 patients in the Bulgarian hospital establishments, including the newly admitted 154 patients. The data adds that there are a total of 174 patients in intensive care units – ICU, which is less than as compared to that of April 5, 2022.
In terms of vaccination, there are a total of 2,051,389 individuals who have taken their required number of the WHO-approved COVID-19 vaccines and are in the category of fully vaccinated individuals. This number represents around 29.6% of the total targeted eligible population.
On the other hand, the official data shows that there are a total of 727 033 individuals who are fully vaccinated and have also taken their third dose, that is, booster shot of the COVID-19 vaccines, to date. This number of Bulgarian nationals is representing around 10.5% of the total targeted population of the European country.