(DF) COVID-19 Update: 287 New Cases, Test Positivity Rate at 2.1%

May 29 (BTA) – The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Bulgaria reached 418,106 after 13,506 tests identified 287 new infections on Friday, according to data posted on https://coronavirus.bg/. The test positivity rate now stands at 2.1 per cent. The active cases are 20,200. Currently, the hospitalized patients number 3,188, including 367 in intensive care. The capital Sofia tops the list of new cases with 55 positive tests, followed by Stara Zagora with 28 and Plovdiv with 27. Another 1,098 COVID-19 patients recovered over the last 24 hours, bringing the total to 380,254. Fifteen fatalities were reported, and the death toll now stands at 17,652. With 19,351 inoculations over the last 24 hours,1,341,130 persons in aggregate have been vaccinated against the coronavirus, of whom 544,303 are fully vaccinated. RY/DD //