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New Covid wave reaches Bulgaria

Chief State Health Inspector Angel Kunchev.
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Bulgaria is already in a new wave of Covid-19 and within two to three weeks there will be an increase in the number of newly infected, said Chief State Health Inspector Angel Kunchev.


He explained the expected rise in cases with the fact that many Bulgarians are currently on holiday in Greece, where there has been a significant increase in the incidence of the disease and hospital overload.


The health inspector said that most of those affected would not need hospital treatment. "The strain is still Omicron, albeit with several varieties. However, we fear the emergence of a new strain in Autumn that will bypass immunity," he added.


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