The deaths of 37 people in Bulgaria who had tested positive for Covid-19 were registered in the past week, bringing the country’s total official Covid-19 death toll to 37 821, according to figures posted on October 24 on the unified information portal.
A total of 4255 new cases of Covid-19 were confirmed in Bulgaria in the past week, bringing the total to date to 1 274 336.
In the past week, the number of active cases decreased by 951, from 11 218 to 10 267.
As of the October 24 report, Bulgaria’s national Covid-19 morbidity rate is 139.04 per 100 000 population on a 14-day basis, down from 148.17 a week ago.
There are 701 Covid-19 patients in hospital in Bulgaria, 11 more than a week ago.
There are 58 in intensive care, 12 more than the figure in the October 17 report.
A total of 78 medical personnel tested positive for Covid-19 in the past week, bringing the total to date to 26 053.
A total of 4 572 487 doses of vaccines against Covid-19 have been administered in Bulgaria, including 6599 in the past week.
The report said that 2 072 935 people had completed the vaccination cycle, including 300 in the past week.
A total of 911 135 people have received a booster dose of vaccine, including 6182 in the past week.
The October 24 report said that 38 567 people had received a second booster dose with an adapted vaccine, including 6181 in the past week.
(Photo: Alexandrovska Hospital)
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