Covid-19 in Bulgaria: Districts of the dark red zone rise to 16


16 of the 28 districts in Bulgaria are dark red Covid-19 zones, which corresponds to a morbidity rate of 500 or more out of 100,000 inhabitants, according to the statistics of the standardized information portal for the 14-day period up to October 20.

The Covid-19 morbidity rate is highest in Vidin with 978.92 out of 100,000 inhabitants.

The other 15 districts of the dark red zone (colored brown on the map of the National Center for Infectious and Parasitic Diseases) are Blagoevgrad, Varna, Vidin, Vratsa, Gabrovo, Dobrich, Kyustendil, Lovech, Montana, Pernik, Plovdiv, Sliven, Sofia district, Sofia city, Stara Zagora and Yambol.

Eleven districts are red zones, which means a morbidity rate between 250 and 499.9 per 100,000 inhabitants.

Only one district is a yellow zone, which means a morbidity rate of 100 to 249.9 inhabitants: Kurdzhali, 133.1.

Bulgaria’s national Covid-19 morbidity rate is above the dark red zone at 562.26, up from 532.03 on October 19.

(Figure: NCIPD)

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