Covid-19 in Bulgaria: 7 dark red zones, 19 red zones


Seven out of 28 districts in Bulgaria are dark red Covid-19 zones.

The seven districts are Vratsa, Gabrovo, Montana, Pernik, Rousse, Sofia District and Sofia City.

The morbidity rate is highest in the Vratsa district with 600.75 out of 100,000 inhabitants. In the city of Sofia, the rate is 552.65 per 100,000 inhabitants.

Nineteen districts are red zones, which means a morbidity rate of 250 to 499.9 per 100,000 inhabitants: Blagoevgrad, Burgas, Varna, Veliko Turnovo, Vidin, Dobrich, Kyustendil, Lovech, Pazardzhik, Pleven, Plovdiv, Razgrad, Shoumen, Sliven, Smolyan, Stara Zagora, Turgovishte, Yambol and Haskovo.

There are two districts classified as yellow zones, which means a morbidity rate of 100 to 249.9 per 100,000 inhabitants: Kurdzhali and Silistra. The latter was previously a red zone.

The update said Bulgaria’s national Covid-19 morbidity rate on a 14-day basis was 432.28 per 100,000 residents, placing the country in the red zone.

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