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(DF) COVID-19 Update: 1,919 New Cases, Test Positivity Rate at 18%

April 4 (BTA) – The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Bulgaria reached 352,259, after 10,648 tests identified 1,919 new infections on Saturday, according to data posted on The test positivity rate now stands at 18 per cent per cent. Sofia City Region tops the list of new cases with 481 positive tests, followed by Burgas Region with 256 cases and Varna Region with 216. The active cases are 69,177. Currently, the hospitalized patients number 10,521, including 758 in intensive care. The infected medical staff have reached 12,129. Another 3,484 COVID-19 patients have recovered over the last 24 hours, bringing the total to 269,575. Sixty-nine fatalities were reported, and the death toll now adds up to 13,507. With 3,993 new inoculations over the last 24 hours, 502,078 persons in aggregate have been vaccinated against the coronavirus, of whom 100,564 have received both doses. PP