Covid-19 in Bulgaria: In past week, 8 deaths, 862 new cases

The deaths of eight 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 38 219, according to figures posted on March 6 on the unified information portal.

A total of 862 new cases of Covid-19 were confirmed in Bulgaria in the past week, bringing the total to date to 1 297 062.

In the past week, the number of active cases increased by 33, from 2947 to 2980.

As of the March 6 report, Bulgaria’s national Covid-19 morbidity rate is 12.6 per 100 000 population on a 14-day basis, up from 11.67 a week ago.

There are 242 Covid-19 patients in hospital in Bulgaria, 19 more than a week ago.

There are 24 in intensive care, two fewer than the figure in the February 27 report.

Two medical personnel tested positive for Covid-19 in the past week, bringing the total to date to 26 350.

A total of 4 608 926 doses of vaccines against Covid-19 have been administered in Bulgaria, including 304 in the past week. According to the unified information portal, no doses were administered from February 27 to March 2. The figure then rose by 299 on March 3. The portal showed no doses administered on March 4, then five on March 5, then none on March 6.

The report said that 2 077 096 people had completed the vaccination cycle, including 103 in the past week.

A total of 943 577 people have received a booster dose of vaccine, including 174 in the past week.

The March 6 report said that 71 007 people had received a second booster dose with an adapted vaccine, including 174 in the past week.

(Photo: Military Medical Academy)

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