Only 19 new cases of coronavirus have been identified in the last 24 hours, Prof. Todor Kantardzhiev announced on Sunday. 11 of them were admitted to hospital. The cured again exceed the number of new cases, they are 32.
Against the background of the small number of newly infected, more deaths were registered – 4 in the past 24 hours. Among them is a 31-year-old man from Yambol.
“886 samples were tested. You know, we do 1000-1500 samples a day during the week. There are currently six active areas for coronavirus infection. Thank God, we have no new cases in Vidin district“, said Kantardzhiev.
The other districts with newly infected are Blagoevgrad (3 cases), Tarnovo (1 case), Pazardzhik, where an outbreak was found in a car parts factory, 5 cases were found, Sliven (2 cases), Sofia and the district (4 cases), Yambol 4 cases).
At the moment, a total of 2427 are registered in Bulgaria. The increase on a daily basis is 0.8%.
According to the latest calculations of the National Operational Headquarters, one patient infects only one more. The so-called effective reproductive number is an indicator of the strength of the epidemic. It is currently around 1.
“There are about 1 left for the last week. If it starts to decrease, it means that the epidemic is extinguished. So far, it is still around 1. The doubling time, which is a very important indicator, is 35 days and continues to grow. This means that we are slowing down the increase in the number of cases“, Kantardzhiev explained.
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