COVID-19 Update: 1,426 New Cases, Test Positivity Rate at 13.6%
March 7 (BTA) - The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in
Bulgaria reached 259,811, after 10,473 tests identified 1,426
new infections on Saturday, according to data posted on
https://coronavirus.bg/ on Sunday. The test positivity rate now
stands at 13.62 per cent.
A total of 1,741,614 tests have been performed in this country
since the first infections were diagnosed on March 8, 2020.
Sofia City Region tops the list of new cases with 406 positive
tests, followed by Bourgas Region with 127 cases and Varna
Region with 112.
The active cases are 36,716. Currently, the hospitalized
patients number 5,629, including 452 in intensive care.
The infected medical staff have reached 10,446, with 26 new
cases registered on Saturday.
Another 584 COVID-19 patients have recovered over the last 24
hours, bringing the total to 212,502.
Twenty-two fatalities were reported, and the death toll now adds
up to 10,593.
With 2,654 new inoculations over the last 24 hours, 287,118
persons in aggregate have been vaccinated against the
coronavirus, of whom 50,051 have received both doses. RY/DS