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One hundred and twenty-one are the new cases of coronavirus in Bulgaria in the last 24 hours. 8.5% of the 1425 tests performed are positive, according to the updated data of the Unified Information Portal at midnight.
Most new cases are in Sofia - 56, followed by Varna district with 9 newly infected.
The new cases of coronavirus in Bulgaria for the past day are 208 with 3143 tests performed, according to data from the Unified Information Portal.
6.6 percent of the tested samples are positive.
The total number of confirmed cases of coronavirus infection in Bulgaria is 1,167,914. The active cases are 61,770.
Prime Minister Kiril Petkov commented on BNT on the hottest topic in the political sphere in Bulgaria - the upcoming vote of no confidence in the government.
"I would not say that we should talk about failure. This is a continuation of a change that began last year and it is very difficult," he said.
The small, in length, but strategically important IGB pipeline, which connects the Bulgarian system with the Greek natural gas transmission system and the Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP), will start commercial operation, next month, in July. Today (17 June) the pipeline will undergo final testing with the introduction of the last quantities of 1.5 million cubic meters of gas.