Sofia, Bulgaria: In the last 24 hours, there have been a total of 6130 individuals who tested positive for the contagious virus, as per the data shared by the Bulgarian healthcare authorities in the Unified Information Portal, as of February 14, 2022.

Along with these new cases of the COVID-19 virus, 187 deaths were also reported by the healthcare staff on February 14, 2022. With the arrival of these new deaths, the total death rate of the European country has risen to 34,591.

These additional cases have been reported positive from the 35,342 tests conducted in the past 24 hours. The positivity rate turned out to be 17.34 per cent.

The data shared in the portal highlights that 84.49 per cent of the individuals who tested positive for the contagious mutant on February 14, 2022, were the ones who had not taken any dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.

A total of 939 new hospitalizations were recorded in 24 hours, of which around 86% of them are not vaccinated, according to the hospital facilities. The official portal’s data further shows that at present, there are 605 COVID-19 patients in intensive care Units, which is nine numbers less than as compared to that of February 13, 2022.

In terms of recoveries, around 7426 patients win their battle against the viral disease. On February 14, 2022, a total of 3813 additional doses of the WHO-approved COVID-19 vaccines were administered at the vaccination sites across Bulgaria.

So far, there are a total of 2,027,162 individuals who have taken their required number of the COVID-19 jabs and are now fully inoculated. The number stands for 29.3% of the total Bulgarian population.

Meanwhile, on the other hand, 654,690 persons in Bulgaria have taken their booster shots, which counts for about 9.5% of the total population, the data in the portal further states.