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Over 30-percent rise in number of Covid-19 cases on a 14-day basis

Angel Kunchev
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As of October 14, 2021, the 14-day Covid-19 morbidity in the country has reached 448.45 registered cases per 100,000. This a rise of over 30 percent in comparison to the previous two-week period.

On the territory of the country the 14-day morbidity varies from 115.76 per 100,000 people in Kardzhali district to 749.9 per 100,000 in the district of Vidin. All age groups are affected and currently the highest growth in the number of newly infected persons is observed among children.

The number of dead has also been rising. In the past 14 days, 1,192 people died because of Covid-19 in comparison to 1,003 people in the previous two weeks (18.84% rise). The data are from a report of the Chief State Health Inspector Angel Kunchev to the Minister of Health Stoycho Katsarov.


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