A total of 348 people in Bulgaria who had tested positive for Covid-19 died in the past week, bringing the country’s death toll linked to the disease to 17 250, according to the May 16 daily report by the national information system.
A total of 180 932 doses of vaccines against Covid-19 were administered in the past week, bringing the total to 1 113 351. This includes 6591 administered on May 15.
So far, 413 148 people in Bulgaria have completed the vaccination cycle, meaning either that they have received a second dose or one from a single-dose vaccine. This figure includes 123 536 in the past week and 3754 on May 15.
To date, 414 041 cases of new coronavirus have been confirmed in Bulgaria, a figure that includes those who have died, the active cases and those who have recovered from the virus.
There are 34 464 active cases, a decrease of 10 410 in the past week.
A total of 4839 patients with Covid-19 are in hospital, a decrease of 1043 compared with the figure in the May 9 report, with 501 in intensive care, a decrease of 65.
According to the May 16 report, 362 327 people in Bulgaria have recovered from the virus, an increase of 14 142 in the past week.
Eighty-four medical personnel tested positive in the past week, bringing the total to date to 13 335, again a figure that includes those who have died, the active cases and those who have recovered from the virus.
(Photo: Alexandrovska Hospital)
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