Bulgaria confirms new 265 COVID-19 cases with 8 deaths
Bulgaria confirms new 265 COVID-19 cases with 8 deaths

Sofia, Bulgaria: During the previous 24 hours, a total of additional 265 cases have been recorded in Bulgaria, according to the data revealed in the unified information portal today, April 11, 2022 (Monday). The positivity rate of these fresh COVID-19 infections stands at 6.39%, which were detected out of the total 4143 COVID-19 tests conducted in the previous 24 hours. 

With the arrival of these infections, the total number of active COVID cases has increased to 169 657, and the toll of confirmed COVID cases to 1 145 408 as of today. 

Along with these, during the past 24 hours, a total of eight (8) individuals lost their lives to the contagious viral illness, bringing the overall toll the death rate in Bulgaria since the start of the pandemic to 36, 700. 

Meanwhile, there are a total of 224 COVID-19 patients in the European country who recovered and got discharged from the hospital facilities in a day. 

For the time, according to the statics of the unified portal, there are a total of 1252 COVID patients who are in the hospital, including the newly admitted twenty-five (25) patients. Of this total number, a total of 136 COVID-19 patients are in intensive care units – ICU, the data reveals. 

Additionally, 202 doses of the COVID-19 vaccines have been administered in the last 24 hours.  

To date, as per official data, there are a total of 2,051,896 individuals who have taken their required number of the WHO-approved COVID-19 vaccines and are now fully immunised against the deadly viral illness. This number represents around 29.6% of the total targeted Bulgarian population. 

On the other hand, there are a total of 729,603 nationals of Bulgaria who are fully vaccinated and have also taken their third dose, which is booster shots of the COVID-19 vaccines, representing nearly 10.5% of the total targeted eligible population of the European nation, to date. 

The health ministry has further asked the general public to follow the COVID-19 containment measures for their safety, even though the pandemic situation is improving in the country.