Covid-19 in Bulgaria: 19 red zones, nine yellow zones

Nineteen out of the 28 districts in Bulgaria are Covid-19 red zones, meaning a morbidity rate from 250 to 499.9 per 100 000 population on a 14-day basis, according to the December 18 update by the unified information portal.

The 19 red zone districts are Blagoevgrad, Bourgas, Varna, Vidin, Vratsa, Gabrovo, Kyustendil, Lovech, Montana, Pernik, Pleven, Plovdiv, Rousse, Smolyan, Sofia district, Sofia city, Stara Zagora, Turgovishte and Haskovo.

The morbidity rate is highest in the district of Rousse, 451.28 per 100 000 population. In Sofia city, the morbidity rate is 379.01 per 100 000 population.

Nine districts are classified as yellow zones, meaning a morbidity rate from 100 to 249.9 per 100 000 population on a 14-day basis: Veliko Turnovo, Dobrich, Kurdzhali, Pazardzhik, Razgrad, Silistra, Sliven, Shoumen and Yambol. The day before, Razgrad had been classified as a red zone.

The update said that Bulgaria’s national Covid-19 morbidity rate was 317.56 on December 18, down from 327.32 on December 17.

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