For much of the first six months of 2020, it was striking that the number of deaths in Bulgaria was lower than in January to the end of June 2019. But in July 2020 alone compared with July 2019, that trend was reversed.
Striking, of course, for the fact of the Covid-19 pandemic and the fears about the death toll it would mean in Bulgaria.
(Photo of the main gate of Sofia Central Cemetery: Edal Anton Lefterov)
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