Over 1 mln COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in Bulgaria

2021-05-13 11:05:46 GMT2021-05-13 19:05:46(Beijing Time) Xinhua English

SOFIA, May 13 (Xinhua) -- As many as 36,477 doses of COVID-19 vaccines were administered in Bulgaria in the last 24 hours, taking the total number to 1,035,763, official data showed Thursday.

Meanwhile, the number of confirmed infections rose by 657 to 412,814, and 3,530 more recovered from the disease, raising Bulgaria's total recoveries to 357,149, according to the country's COVID-19 information portal.

Bulgaria's COVID-19 death toll has risen to 17,150 after 46 new deaths were reported in the past day, the information portal showed.

The number of hospitalized COVID-19 patients fell to 5,250 with 526 in intensive care units, the lowest numbers since March 4 and March 14, respectively, it showed.

Despite the recent pace of vaccinations accelerating with nearly 200,000 vaccines administered in the last 10 days, cumulative COVID-19 vaccine doses administered per 100 people in the country are 14.38, ranking last in the European Union, according to the latest data collated by the University of Oxford-based Our World in Data. Enditem