Nineteen of the 28 districts in Bulgaria are Covid-19 red zones, which corresponds to a morbidity rate of 250 to 499.9 per 100,000 inhabitants on a 14-day basis, according to the update of the uniform information portal on December 18.
The 19 districts of the red zone are Blagoevgrad, Burgas, Varna, Vidin, Vratsa, Gabrovo, Kyustendil, Lovech, Montana, Pernik, Pleven, Plovdiv, Rousse, Smolyan, Sofia District, Sofia City, Stara Zagora, Turgovishte and Haskovo.
The morbidity rate is highest in the Rousse district at 451.28 per 100,000 inhabitants. In the city of Sofia, the morbidity rate is 379.01 per 100,000 inhabitants.
Nine districts are classified as yellow zones, which means a morbidity rate of 100 to 249.9 per 100,000 inhabitants on a 14-day basis: Veliko Turnovo, Dobrich, Kurdzhali, Pazardzhik, Razgrad, Silistra, Sliven, Shoumen and Yambol. The day before, Razgrad was classified as a red zone.
The update said Bulgaria’s national Covid-19 morbidity rate was 317.56 on December 18, up from 327.32 on December 17.
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