Sofia, Bulgaria: Additional 631 cases of the novel coronavirus have been recorded in the past 24 hours in Bulgaria, as per the information shared in the unified information portal of April 22, 2022. This takes the total number of the active COVID-19 infections to 156 124 as of today.
The number of the confirmed COVID-19 infections since the beginning of the pandemic has now increased to 1 152 251. The new cases have been detected from the additional 10 011 COVID-19 tests conducted in the last 24 hours. The positivity rate of these additional COVID-19 cases stands at 6.3%.
With this, a total of eleven (11) patients with the viral illness lost their lives to the contagious mutant, bringing the overall death rate of the European country now to 36 838, as per the portal’s data.
Along with it, 1455 COVID patients got recovered from the virus in the last 24 hours and have been discharged from the hospital facilities. This brings the total COVID-19 recovery rate of Bulgaria to 959 289.
For the present time, there are a total of 893 patients who are in the hospital facilities, including the recently admitted forty-five (45) patients. Meanwhile, according to the report, there are a total of 111 patients in intensive care units -ICU, as of today.
Additional 2404 doses of the COVID-19 vaccines were administered during the last 24 hours in Bulgaria at the vaccination sites and centres.
To date, 2,054,572 individuals who have taken their required number of the WHO-approved COVID-19 vaccines and are now fully vaccinated against the virus. This number of individuals represents around 29.7% of the total targeted eligible population of the European nation.
On the other hand, there are a total of 742,218 Bulgarian nationals are the ones who are fully vaccinated and have also taken their third dose (booster shots) of the vaccine, calculating for nearly 10.7% of the total targeted eligible population of the European country.