Covid-19 in Bulgaria: 27 out of 28 districts are dark red zones

Twenty-seven of the 28 counties in Bulgaria are dark red Covid-19 zones as of January 26, implying a morbidity rate of 500 or more per 100,000 inhabitants on a 14-day basis.

According to the Unified Information Portal update, Bulgaria’s national Covid-19 morbidity rate is 1582.23 per 100,000 inhabitants on a 14-day basis, up from 1505.07 on January 25 and a week earlier from 1215.56 on January 19.

The morbidity rate is highest in Blagoevgrad district at 2492.88, while in Sofia city it is 2429.74.

The only district classified as a red zone – meaning a morbidity rate between 250 and 499.9 per 100,000 people – is Kurdzhali, with a rate of 424.8 per 100,000 people on a 14-day basis.

The figures come as the highest number of new cases of Covid-19 in a single day was registered in Bulgaria last day, according to the unified information portal.

(Illustration, with the dark red, brown colored zones: National Center for Infectious and Parasitic Diseases)

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