Blagoevgrad becomes Bulgaria’s second district to drop below dark red zone threshold

Written by on February 22, 2022 in Bulgaria - Comments Off on Blagoevgrad becomes Bulgaria’s second district to drop below dark red zone threshold

The district of Blagoevgrad has become the second in Bulgaria to drop below the threshold for classification as a Covid-19 dark red zone, according to the February 22 report by the unified information portal.

The threshold is 500 per 100 000 population on a 14-day basis. Blagoevgrad’s morbidity rate is 482.84.

The district of Kurdhzali dropped below the threshold on February 15. Currently, Kurdzhali’s Covid-19 morbidity rate is 316.58 per 100 000 population.

Bulgaria’s national Covid-19 morbidity rate has dropped below the four-figure mark for the first time in several weeks. As of February 22, it is 998.26 per 100 000 population on a 14-day basis.

The district with the highest morbidity rate is Bourgas, at 1376.94. In capital city Sofia, the rate is 1117.54.

(Photo: Georgi Nikolchev)

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