site.btaCOVID-19 Update: 1,429 New Cases, Test Positivity Rate at 21.8%
The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Bulgaria reached 1,222,948, after 6,541 tests identified 1,429 new infections on Wednesday, 66.55% of which were of unvaccinated persons, according to data posted on https://coronavirus.bg/. The test positivity rate now stands at 21.8%.
Sofia City Region tops the list of new cases with 316 positive tests, followed by Burgas Region with 117 and Plovdiv Region with 115.
The active cases are 22,707. Currently, the hospitalized patients number 1,084, including 55 in intensive care. Of the 183 new hospital admissions, 76.5% were not vaccinated.
Another 3,702 COVID-19 patients recovered over the last 24 hours, bringing the total to 1,162,772.
Nine fatalities were reported (all of them unvaccinated), and the death toll now adds up to 37,469.
With 2,898 new inoculations over the last 24 hours, 4,495,939 vaccine doses have been administered so far, 2,066,347 people are fully vaccinated, and 843,760 have received a booster jab (including 50,620 reboostered).