Bulgaria surpassed yet another bleak new record as the national information system on Covid-19 showed on November 4 that 63 people in the country who had tested positive for the disease had died in the past day, bringing the country’s Covid-19 death toll to 1412.
This is a single-day record in the number of people in Bulgaria who had tested positive for the disease and died.
Another bleak record was the number of newly-confirmed cases, 4041, in the past day.
With Bulgaria’s health system seriously under strain, the number of patients in hospital who have tested positive for Covid-19 rose by 81 in the past day, to a current total of 2922.
The number of patients in intensive care has risen by 30 to 210.
As of the November 4 report, there are 37 581 active cases in Bulgaria. This is an increase of 3471 compared with the figure for 24 hours earlier.
Of the newly-confirmed cases, 1619 are in Sofia, another new record rise in a single day for Bulgaria’s capital city.
A total of 106 medical personnel in Bulgaria tested positive for Covid-19 in the past 24 hours. This is the first time that this figure among medical personnel in the country surpassed the three-figure mark in a single-day increase. To date, 2542 medical personnel in Bulgaria have tested positive.
For the rest of The Sofia Globe’s continuing coverage of the Covid-19 situation in Bulgaria, please click here.
The Sofia Globe’s coverage of the Covid-19 situation in Bulgaria is supported by the Embassies of Switzerland and Finland.
Please support independent journalism by clicking on the orange button below. For as little as three euro a month or the equivalent in other currencies, you can support The Sofia Globe via patreon.com and get access to exclusive subscriber-only content: