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COVID-19 Update: 497 New Cases, Test Positivity Rate at 6.56%
COVID-19 Update: 497 New Cases, Test Positivity Rate at 6.56%
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The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Bulgaria reached 1,140,453, after 7,572 tests identified 497 new infections on Saturday, 70.42 per cent of which were of unvaccinated persons, according to data posted on https://coronavirus.bg/. The test positivity rate now stands at 6.56 per cent.

Sofia City Region tops the list of new cases with 183 positive tests, followed by Varna Region with 48 cases and Burgas Region with 31.

The active cases are 177,615. Currently, the hospitalized patients number 1,851, including 205 in intensive care. Of the new 69 hospital admissions, 73.91 per cent were not vaccinated.

The infected medical staff have reached 24,083, with no new cases registered since Friday.

Another 473 COVID-19 patients have recovered over the last 24 hours, bringing the total to 926,273.

Eleven fatalities were reported (90.91 per cent unvaccinated), and the death toll now adds up to 36,565.

With 339 new inoculations over the last 24 hours, 4,353,674 vaccine doses have been administered so far, 2,050,852 people are fully vaccinated, and 724,711 have received a booster jab.

/DS/

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