Bulgaria: The cases of COVID-19 have been witnessing an upward trend in the country. The increasing cases of the virus have become a serious concern for the health ministry of Bulgaria. As of August 8, in the last week the country reported more than 10,000 cases of the SARS-CoV-2 virus and over 50 deaths due to the deadly infection.
As per the health ministry, the country reported 10,398 COVID-19 cases and 55 deaths in the last week. This was the highest COVID-19 death toll the country reported since middle of the May month. After the addition of the COVID cases in the last week, the toll of confirmed cases has climbed up to 1,217,565.
Out of the total, number of active cases are 27,151, witnessing increase of 2,970 as compare to the cases in the report published on August 1. The morbidity rate in Bulgaria is 324.51 per 100,000 population, which is slightly higher than last week. Out of total 28 districts, Silistra has the highest morbidity rate – 484.41. The current morbidity of capital city, Sofia is 431.22 per 100,000 population on a 14-day basis.
In Bulgaria, the number of patients admitted in the hospital is 1,098, out of these 47 are in intensive care. The number of admitted patients has been increased by 121 in the last week. While treating the ill patients around 149 medical personnel have tested positive to deadly COVID-19 virus, taking the toll to 25,253.
Vaccination Data in Bulgaria:
In the country, a total of 4,488,347 doses of vaccines have been administered against Covid-19, including 14,119 in the past week. Furthermore, 2,065,679 people have completed the vaccination cycle, including 997 in the past week, as per the data by health ministry.
In the last week, 12,512 received first booster dose and 7,776 received second; bring the total 837,161 and 46,671 respectively.