Seventeen out of 28 districts in Bulgaria are red Covid-19 zones – The Sofia Globe

Seventeen of the 28 districts in Bulgaria are Covid-19 red zones, meaning a morbidity rate of between 250 and 499.9 per 100,000 residents on a 14-day basis, according to figures published on July 30 on the unified information portal.

The 17 districts are Blagoevgrad, Bourgas, Varna, Vratsa, Gabrovo, Dobrich, Kyustendil, Lovech, Pernik, Plovdiv, Silistra, Sliven, Sofia District, Sofia City, Stara Zagora, Haskovo and Yambol.

The 14-day morbidity rate is highest in the city of Sofia at 462.58.

The remaining 11 counties are yellow zones, meaning a morbidity rate between 100 and 249.9.

According to the July 30 report, Bulgaria‘s national Covid-19 morbidity rate is 319.36 per 100,000 residents on a 14-day basis, up from 310.85 the previous day. A week ago on July 23, Bulgaria’s national Covid-19 morbidity rate was 238.4 and five counties were red zones.

The July 30 report said there were 984 Covid-19 patients hospitalized in Bulgaria, with 55 in intensive care.

Of 6608 tests done over the past day, 1702 – about 25.75 percent – were positive.

There are 23,488 active cases, up from the 22,689 in the July 29 report.

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