Covid-19 in Bulgaria: In past day, 5 deaths, 0.68% tests positive

Five people in Bulgaria who had tested positive for Covid-19 died in the past day, bringing the country’s death toll linked to the disease to 18 163, according to the July 16 report by the national information system.

Of 13 816 tests, 94 – about 0.68 per cent – proved positive.

To date, 422 797 cases of new coronavirus have been confirmed in Bulgaria, of which 7558 are active. This is an increase of 16 in the past day.

The report said that 73 people recovered from the virus in the past day, bringing the total to 397 076.

There are 741 patients with Covid-19 in hospital, an increase of 14 in the past day, with 93 in intensive care, a decrease of one.

Two medical personnel tested positive in the past day, bringing the total to date to 13 457.

To date, 1 896 574 doses of vaccines against Covid-19 have been administered in Bulgaria, including 11 655 in the past day.

A total of 867 602 people have completed the vaccination cycle, including 4938 in the past day.

(Photo: Military Medical Academy)

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