Bulgaria: 168 individuals tests positive for COVID; 2 dies
Bulgaria: 168 individuals tests positive for COVID; 2 dies

Sofia, Bulgaria: The COVID-19 updated data has been shared in the unified information portal on June 8, 2022, according to which a total of 168 Bulgarians tests positive for the contagious viral illness during the last 24 hours. 

These new cases have been traced out of the additional 4140 COVID tests conducted at the testing sites all across Bulgaria on June 7. Therefore, the positivity rate of the new COVID-19 infections computes for nearly 4%. 

This now brings the total number of active cases of the Balkan state to 71,016. Meanwhile, the overall count of the confirmed COVID cases since the beginning of the pandemic has now hiked to 1,166,316 in Bulgaria, the portal’s data further reveals.  

Only two (2) patients with the COVID-19 virus have lost their lives to the COVID-19 mutant in the last 24 hours. 

Currently, there are a total of 312 patients in the hospital facilities of the European country, including the newly admitted patients during the previous day, the official data highlights. There are a total of twenty-eight (28) patients in intensive care units.   

A total of 1479 COVID patients were recovered from the deadliest virus and got discharged from the hospital establishments in Bulgaria. Additional 418 doses of the WHO-approved COVID-19 vaccines were administered in the European nation in the last 24 hours. 

Till June 7, 2022, there are a total of 2,060,099 individuals in Bulgaria who have taken their required recommended number of the WHO-approved COVID-19 vaccines and are now in the category of fully immunized individuals. This number of individuals accounts for around 29.7% of the total targeted eligible population.

Worldwide COVID Vaccination rate – 

So far, around 66.6% of the global population is partially immunized with at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. On the other hand, nearly 61.8% of the world’s population is fully vaccinated by taking required jabs of the COVID vaccines, the official statistics notes.