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461 recoveries from coronavirus out of total of 1981 cases in Bulgaria

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26 new Covid-19 cases have been confirmed in Bulgaria over the past 24 hours, bringing the total number of registered coronavirus cases in the country up to 1981, National Crisis Headquarters data show.

The newly registered coronavirus cases are distributed as follows: Sofia - 16, Pleven and Razgrad – 3 in each, Blagoevgrad - 2, Vidin and Pazardzhik– 1 in each.

Among medical staff there are 5 new cases, 4 of them in Pirogov emergency hospital in Sofia, and 1 in Pazardzhik. This brings the total number of infected medical workers up to 214.

385 people are currently in hospital, 58 of them are in intensive care.

One death has been registered over the past 24 hours – a 72-year old man in the region of Silistra with underlying diseases. He is a British citizen married to a Bulgarian woman. This death brings the death toll in the country up to 91.

461 patients have recovered.

According to statistics from the past 3 weeks, 433 coronavirus cases were established in the period from 20 to 26 April, 284 cases from 27 April to 3 May and 349  cases from 4 to 10 May. Over the same three periods the number of recoveries is 39, 115 and 138 respectively.

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