Covid-19 in Bulgaria: In past week, 10 deaths, 330 new cases

The deaths of 10 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 38 204, according to figures posted on February 20 on the unified information portal.

A total of 330 new cases of Covid-19 were confirmed in Bulgaria in the past week, bringing the total to date to 1 296 200.

In the past week, the number of active cases increased by 67, from 2653 to 2720.

As of the February 20 report, Bulgaria’s national Covid-19 morbidity rate is 8.82 per 100 000 population on a 14-day basis, up from 8.7 a week ago.

There are 187 Covid-19 patients in hospital in Bulgaria, two more than a week ago.

There are 19 in intensive care, four fewer than the figure in the February 13 report.

Seven medical personnel tested positive for Covid-19 in the past week, bringing the total to date to 26 343.

A total of 4 608 220 doses of vaccines against Covid-19 have been administered in Bulgaria, including 425 in the past week.

The report said that 2 075 853 people had completed the vaccination cycle, including 142 in the past week.

A total of 943 178 people have received a booster dose of vaccine, including 256 in the past week.

The February 20 report said that 70 608 people had received a second booster dose with an adapted vaccine, including 255 in the past week.

(Photo: Military Medical Academy)

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