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Coronavirus cases in Bulgaria tripled in less than four weeks

Christian Fernsby |
The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Bulgaria has tripled in less than four weeks, reaching 120,697, official figures showed on Sunday morning.

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Topics: BULGARIA   

The health ministry said 2,279 new cases, among 5,729 tests carried out, were registered in the last 24 hours.

At the same time, the death toll has risen to 2,820 after 42 patients died in the past 24 hours, while the number of recoveries from coronavirus went up by 1,364 to 35,752, the ministry said.

It also said currently 6,193 coronavirus patients are hospitalized with 408 in intensive care units.

The number of infected medical workers has reached 4,737, the ministry added.

Despite the upward trend in the spread of coronavirus in Bulgaria, the authorities have so far refrained from introducing radical anti-epidemic measures.


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