The European country of Bulgaria recorded a total of 720 additional COVID-19 virus cases in the last 24 hours, as per the information shared in the unified information portal. These fresh, novel coronavirus cases have been detected of a total of 8565 tests conducted by the healthcare facilities of the Balkan state during the previous day.
The positivity rate of these new COVID-19 infections stands at 8.4%. The portal’s data states that nearly 66.94% of the fresh COVID cases reported belonged to the category of unvaccinated individuals.
With this, a total of twenty-seven (27) patients with the COVID-19 virus have lost their lives to the contagious mutant during the time frame of the last 24 hours. Meanwhile, there are a total of 4,881 COVID patients recovered and got discharged from the hospital facilities during the last 24 hours.
For the present time, a total of 803 individuals who contracted the viral disease are in the hospital facilities of Bulgaria, including the recently admitted 148 patients. The data further reveals that currently, there are a total of seventy-five (75) patients in intensive care units – ICU.
Around 73.65% of individuals who recently got admitted to the hospitals in Bulgaria were not vaccinated against the deadliest virus, whereas nearly 92.59% of the deceased belonged to the category of unvaccinated individuals, the official data further adds.
Additional 894 COVID vaccine doses were administered on the European state in the past day. There are a total of 2,056,129 individuals who have received their required number of the WHO-approved COVID-19 vaccine doses and are now fully vaccinated against the virus, representing nearly 29.7% of the total targeted eligible population.
On the other hand, there are a total of 747,505 Bulgarian nationals who are fully immunized and have also taken their third dose or booster shots of the COVID-19 vaccines. This number is representing around 10.8% of the total targeted eligible population of Bulgaria, according to the official data present.