Sofia, Bulgaria: During the last 24 hours, a total of additional 237 cases of the COVID-19 virus have been recorded in Bulgaria, according to the data shared in the unified information portal of April 25, 2022. With this, the total number of active novel coronavirus infections in the European country has increased to 156 682.
Meanwhile, since the beginning of the outbreak, a total of 1 153 129 COVID-19 infections have been recorded in Bulgaria. The positivity rate of the additional COVID-19 cases stands at 11.6%. These fresh cases have been detected in a total of 2043 tests conducted by the healthcare facilities of the Balkan state during the last 24 hours.
Along with this, five COVID-19 patients lost their lives to the contagious virus in the last 24 hours, taking the total death rate in Bulgaria to 36 854, as of today, April 25, 2022, as per the portal’s data.
Meanwhile, a total of fifty-one (51) individuals have been recovered from the COVID-19 virus and have been discharged from the hospital facilities, taking the overall count of the COVID-19 related recoveries to 959 593.
For the present time, there are a total of 897 patients with the COVID-19 virus who are in the hospital facilities of Bulgaria, including the recently admitted 24 patients. There are a total of 105 COVID patients in intensive care units as of today.
A total of 16 additional COVID-19 vaccine doses have been administered in the last 24 hours.
Currently, there are 2,054,606 individuals who are fully vaccinated by taking their required number of the COVID-19 vaccines. This count of Bulgarian nationals represents around 29.7% of the total targeted eligible population of the Balkan state.
On the other end, there are a total of 742,326 Bulgarian nationals who are fully vaccinated and have also taken their third dose, which is booster shots of the COVID-19 vaccines, representing around 10.7% of the total targeted eligible population.