Covid-19 districts of the dark red zone in Bulgaria rise to 23


23 of the 28 districts in Bulgaria are dark red Covid-19 zones, which, according to the update of the uniform information portal on October 28, means a morbidity rate of 500 or more per 100,000 inhabitants on a 14-day basis.

Compared to October 27th, that’s a plus of two points. The districts of Pazardzhik and Pleven have passed the 500 mark.

Five districts are above the 1000 mark: Montana (1287.93 per 100,000 inhabitants), Sofia City (1262.68), Pernik (1223.99), Vidin (1076.2) and Gabrovo (1008.62).

The other districts of the dark red zone – colored brown on the map of the National Center for Infectious and Parasitic Diseases – are Blagoevgrad, Bourgas, Varna, Veliko Turnovo, Vratsa, Dobrich, Kyustendil, Lovech, Plovdiv, Razgrad, Rousse, Silistra, Sliven, Sofia District, Stara Zagora and Yambol.

There are four counties classified as Covid-19 red zones, which means a morbidity rate of 250 to 499.9 per 100,000 residents: Smolyan, Turgovishte, Haskovo and Shoumen.

A district is a yellow zone, which means a morbidity rate of 100 to 249.9 per 100,000 inhabitants, Kurdzhali with a rate of 205.87 per 100,000 inhabitants.

The update said the Bulgarian Covid-19 morbidity rate at the national level was 818.85, up from 785.36 on October 27.

(Figure: National Center for Infectious and Parasitic Diseases)

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