NCIPD: 21 districts in Bulgaria are Covid-19 red zones

Twenty-one of the 28 districts in Bulgaria are Covid-19 red zones, which, according to the weekly report of the National Center for Infectious and Parasitic Diseases (NCIPD) on the two, means a morbidity rate of between 250 and 499.9 per 100,000 inhabitants -week to 19 September.

The remaining seven districts are Covid-19 yellow zones, which means an infection rate between 100 and 249.9 per 100,000 inhabitants.

Two districts are at or above the 400 mark: Turgovishte with 435 per 100,000 inhabitants and Gabrovo with 400.

The 21 districts of the red zone are Blagoevgrad, Burgas, Varna, Veliko Turnovo, Vidin, Gabrovo, Kyustendil, Lovech, Montana, Plovdiv, Razgrad, Rousse, Silistra, Sliven, Sofia City, Sofia District, Stara Zagora, Turgovishte, Haskovo, Shoumen and iambol.

The seven districts of the yellow zone are Vratsa, Dobrich, Kurdzhali, Pazardzhik, Pernik, Pleven and Smolyan NCIPD report.

Separately, a September 21 update of the NCIPD showed the Bulgarian Covid-19 morbidity rate of 315.71 per 100,000 population.

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