Sofia, Bulgaria: A total of additional 293 cases of the novel coronavirus have been recorded in the European country of Bulgaria during the last 24 hours. The data has been shared in the unified information portal as of May 24, 2022.
These new cases have been detected of the additional 6573 tests conducted by the healthcare facilities in Bulgaria. The positivity rate of the new cases stands at 4.46%.
With the total number of the COVID, active infections in Bulgaria has increased to 82,245; meanwhile, the total count of confirmed COVID-19 cases (since the beginning of the pandemic) has hiked to 1,163,706.
According to the official data, at least 13 people with COVID virus during the last 24 hours lost their lives to the contagious mutant. Nearly 92.31% of the recently died patients were not vaccinated. The overall death rate of Bulgaria at the present time is 37,106.
A total of 1,716 patients who recovered from the virus and have been discharged from the hospital facilities, bringing the total recovery rate of the country to 1,044,355.
Currently, there are a total of 483 COVID patients who are in the hospital facilities, including the recently admitted 60 patients (80% of which belonged to the category of unvaccinated individuals).
Additional 639 doses of the coronavirus vaccines have been administered in the European country. As of May 23, 2022, there are a total of 2,058,679 individuals who have received their required number of COVID-19 vaccines and are now fully vaccinated. This number of individuals represents around 29.7% of the total targeted eligible population.
On the other hand, there are a total of 756,052 Bulgarian nationals who are fully vaccinated and have also taken their third dose (booster shots) of the WHO-approved COVID-19 vaccines, the official data further reveals. This number of individuals represents nearly 10.9% of the total targeted eligible population of the European country.