The death toll from Covid-19 in Bulgaria reaches 18,000 mark


The deaths of 10 people in Bulgaria who tested positive for Covid-19 have been recorded in the past 24 hours, increasing the number of disease-related deaths in the country, according to the National Information System report dated Jan.

Bulgaria passed the 17,000 death toll from Covid-19 on May 10, 16,000 on April 26, 15,000 on April 17, and 14,000 on April 7. April the 13,000 mark on March 30, the 12,000 mark on March 22, the 11,000 mark on March 12, the 10,000 mark on February 25, the 9,000 mark on January 30 and the 8000 mark on January 8th.

Of 16,070 tests for Covid-19 carried out in Bulgaria on June 21, a total of 120 – about 0.74 percent – turned out to be positive.

So far, 421,152 cases of new coronavirus have been confirmed in Bulgaria, a number that includes the deceased, the active cases and those who have recovered from the virus.

The report said there are 9,966 active cases. This is the first time since October 16, 2020 that the number of active cases in Bulgaria has fallen below the 10,000 mark.

According to the report, 370 people recovered from the virus in Bulgaria last day, bringing the total to 393,186.

1698 patients with Covid-19 are in hospital, 47 fewer than in the previous day’s report, 200 in intensive care, a decrease of seven.

No medical staff tested positive the previous day, bringing the total to 13,437 to date, the report said. This is the third day in a row that no medical personnel have tested positive.

So far, 1,668,677 vaccine doses against Covid-19 have been administered in Bulgaria, of which 8505 on June 21.

A total of 753 375 people in Bulgaria completed the vaccination cycle, ie they received either a second dose or a single dose vaccination. The number includes 4,549 people who completed the vaccination cycle on June 21.

(Photo: Military Medical Academy)

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