The last Covid-free month has elapsed. 393 new cases of infection were registered this morning. There are 20 days before the number of new infections rises considerably. It is highly recommendable that people get vaccinated within these 20 days, advised Prof. Todor Kantardzhiev, consultant on vaccination process with Sofia city council.
There are probably no other patients infected with the "Delta" version of COVID-19.
The case was dated back to May, but was announced only yesterday. This led the Minister of Health Stoycho Katsarov to ask for an explanation from the National Center for Infectious and Parasitic Diseases whether there was a delay in announcing the information.
Bulgaria's caretaker Minister of Health Dr. Stoycho Katsarov came out with a statement commenting on the events of the last few days.
With regard to the former director of the National Center for Infectious and Parasitic Diseases, Prof. Todor Kantardzhiev he said there is "nothing extraordinary or heroic" about an official who retires reaching retirement age.
More Contagious Mutation of British Coronavirus Strain Detected in Bulgaria
For the first time in Bulgaria, a UK variant of the coronavirus with a mutation similar to the Brazilian one was detected, the director of the National Center for Infectious and Parasitic Diseases Prof. Todor Kantardzhiev told BNT on May 20.
During the months of May-June, sufficient quantities of RNA vaccines will arrive in Bulgaria and we will be able to achieve herd immunity, Prof. Todor Kantardzhiev, director of the Centre for Infectious and Parasitic Diseases and a member of the National Operational Headquarters (coronavirus task force) told the BNT morning show "The day begins" on April 14