Sofia, Bulgaria: The Unified Information Portal of the European country has recorded a total of 4845 additional cases of the novel coronavirus. This brings the tally of the active infections in Bulgaria to 239,005. The data has been shared in the COVID-19 update report of Tuesday, February 22, 2022.
The active toll has witnessed a decrease by 5495. Along with these new cases, a total of 143 COVID-19 patients lost their lives to the deadliest virus, taking the total death rate count to 35 185. Among these new deaths, about 90.91% of persons were unvaccinated.
In 24 hours, there were a total of 30 634 tests conducted at the healthcare facilities, out of which the positivity rate turned out to be 15.81%.
Since the start of the pandemic in Bulgaria, the European country has recorded a total of 1, 072,493 confirmed COVID-19 cases.
The data shared in the official unified portal further notes that there are a total of 10,197 patients who were recovered in the past 24 hours, bringing the total count of the recoveries in Bulgaria to 798 303.
The past 24 hours saw 797 hospitalizations. To date, in total, there are 5145 COVID-19 patients in the hospital facilities of the European nation, of which 549 individuals are in the Intensive Care Unit.
Around 1354 COVID-19 vaccine doses and 2330 booster shots were administered in Bulgaria in the past 24 hours.
As of February 21, 2022, there are a total of 2,038,507 individuals who have taken their required number of the COVID-19 vaccine doses and are fully vaccinated, counting for about 29.4% of the total Bulgarian population.
Meanwhile, there are a total of 674,115 persons in the European country who are fully vaccinated and have taken their booster jabs. This number computes for nearly 9.7% of the total Bulgarian population.