According to data from the National Center for Infectious and Parasitic Diseases (NCIPD), twenty counties in Bulgaria have been classified as Covid-19 green zones – implying a morbidity rate of less than 100 per 100,000 residents on a 14-day basis.
The remaining eight counties are Covid-19 Yellow Zones, meaning a morbidity rate of between 100 and 249.9 per 100,000 population on a 14-day basis.
The 20 green zone districts are Blagoevgrad, Bourgas, Varna, Veliko Turnovo, Vratsa, Dobrich, Kurdzhali, Pazardzhik, Pleven, Plovdiv, Razgrad, Rousse, Silistra, Sliven, Smolyan, Stara Zagora, Turgovishte, Haskovo, Shoumen and Yambol.
On May 10, Bulgaria‘s national Covid-19 morbidity rate on a 14-day basis was 92.81 per 100,000 population, up from 99.14 on May 3, meaning the country’s overall rating was that of a green zone.
The district in Bulgaria with the highest Covid-19 morbidity rate is the city of Sofia, 172.04 per 100,000 inhabitants, up from 191.68 on May 3.
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