In a Month the COVID-19 Cases in Sofia District have Increased by 300%

Business | February 7, 2022, Monday // 10:11
Bulgaria: In a Month the COVID-19 Cases in Sofia District have Increased by 300%

As of today, even stricter measures against the spread of the coronavirus in Sofia District come into force. Over 2,000 per 100,000 is the incidence on a 14-day basis. And this imposes more serious restrictions.

The regional governor of Sofia Ivan Ivanov clarified that for the last 25-30 days in the district an 300% increase in covid cases is reported. The municipalities of Chelopech, Anton, Pirdop and Zlatitsa are most affected.

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However, there are also alarming trends in Samokov, Botevgrad and Etropole. In the“Srednogorie” (middle mountains), the incidence exceeds 2,500 people per 100,000, added Ivan Ivanov.

A restriction is introduced in the working hours of the establishments - up to 22 p.m. and a capacity of up to 50%, said the regional governor. Visits to language, education and music schools are suspended, children's camps and farmers' fairs are banned.

One-way traffic and a green certificate are being introduced in large shopping centers.

The planned operations and the planned admission are stopped in the district hospitals. An exception will be made for life-saving cases. Of the district's 532 hospital beds, 177 are vacant. The intensive beds are 35, 9 of them are not occupied, added Ivan Ivanov.

He assured that there is no danger of cataclysm in relation to the beds. The restrictions will last at least 2 weeks.


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