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(DF) COVID-19 Update: 1,237 New Cases, Test Positivity Rate at 7.6%

April 30 (BTA) – The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Bulgaria reached 403,728, after 16,259 tests identified 1,237 new infections on Thursday, according to data posted on The test positivity rate now stands at 7.6 per cent. Sofia City Region tops the list of new cases with 218 positive tests, followed by Varna Region with 116 cases and Plovdiv Region with 110. The active cases are 49,048. Currently, the hospitalized patients number 6,824, including 682 in intensive care. The infected medical staff have reached 13,170. Another 2,881 COVID-19 patients have recovered over the last 24 hours, bringing the total to 338,312. Ninety fatalities were reported, and the death toll now adds up to 16,368. With 26,923 new inoculations over the last 24 hours, 803,176 persons in aggregate have been vaccinated against the coronavirus, of whom 207,667 have received both doses. PP