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New daily coronavirus infections surge to 3,440

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3,440 is the number of new Covid-19 infections out of 24,730 tests performed in the country in the past 24 hours, Single Coronavirus Portal data show. The positivity rate stands at 13.9%.

85.7% of all new infections are among the unvaccinated. The highest number of new infections is in Sofia - 980, in Plovdiv – 267 and in Varna - 263. 

5,936 is the number of coronavirus patients being treated in hospital, 509 of them are in intensive care. 90.8% of the 740 new hospitalizations are of  unvaccinated patients.

86 people have died, 91.9% of them have not been vaccinated. 1,647 is the number of recoveries. The number of active cases is 58,764.

8,634 doses of vaccine were administered yesterday, bringing the total number of vaccinations to 2,623,783. The number of people in the country who have now been fully vaccinated is 1,382,469.

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