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Eight new cases of COVID-19 registered in Sofia, number of cases in Bulgaria rises to 346

Eight new cases of COVID-19 were registered by 5 pm on March 29, the National Crisis Headquarters announced. All new cases were registered in Bulgaria’s capital Sofia. Thus, the total number of people infected with the new coronavirus in Sofia reached 214. The number of COVID-19 cases in Bulgaria rose to 346. 125 infected people were hospitalized and 13 of them are receiving intensive care. Two patients were discharged from hospital in the past 24 hours. Thus, the total number of Bulgarians who recovered completely from COVID-19 reaches 14. The total number of COVID-19 deaths is still eight, but the average age of the deceased fell to 66 years. The disease affects severely all age groups. On occasion of information on the use of different medicines, the head of the National Crisis Headquarters General Mutafchiyski commented that no studies on the effect of the medicines on infected patients have been completed. According to the World Health Organization, eight clinical researches have began, but they will continue between 8 and 10 months. We have discussed another measure- to allow people move in the city with filled declaration only, General Mutafchiyski warned.

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