Long COVID symptoms ‘affect one in eight’

One in eight people who get coronavirus develop at least one symptom of long COVID, one of the most comprehensive studies on the condition to date has suggested.

With more than half a billion coronavirus cases recorded worldwide since the start of the pandemic, there has been rising concern about the lasting symptoms seen in people with long COVID.

Bulgaria’s Council of Ministers adopted the National Operational Plan for dealing with the Pandemic

Physical distance, wearing protective masks, personal hygiene, ventilation and disinfection, measures at the workplace, temporary ban on entering the territory of the Republic of Bulgaria are the anti-epidemic measures that will come into force depending on the spread of Covid-19 in Bulgaria.

Bulgarian Doctor: The Actual Covid Cases are around 9,000 per day

"Each GP has two to three cases per patient with coronavirus per day, which shows a real incidence of about 9,000 people."

This is what Dr. Miroslav Spasov - personal physician and pediatrician - told BNR. "The figure in the official statistics is small because of the missing opportunity for testing", he clarified.

Over 900 new Covid cases over the weekend

Ljubljana – Slovenia confirmed 941 new cases of coronavirus over the weekend, an increase of more than 40% over the previous weekend. One patient with Covid-19 died during the weekend. There are currently 45 patients at regular wards hospitalised with Covid as their primary condition and another eight in intensive care.

Bulgarian Doctor: A New COVID Wave is Certainly Beginning

"A new COVID wave is certainly beginning". This was stated by the pulmonologist and deputy from "Democratic Bulgaria" Dr. Alexander Simidchiev on Nova TV.

"The rate of increase in new cases on a weekly basis is 50% from last week, and on a two-week basis it is 140% from two weeks ago," he said.

Bulgaria: Masks will be Mandatory in Hospitals in Cities with many COVID Cases

The Ministry of Health will today order the regional health inspectorates (RHI) to issue a prescription for the wearing of protective masks in medical facilities in the cities with the highest incidence of COVID-19. This was announced by the chief state health inspector Angel Kunchev, quoted by BTA.

Covid cases up by 40% at the weekend week-on-week

Ljubljana – The latest Covid-19 statistics show the number of cases steadily rising, as the number of new infections registered over the weekend increased by almost 40% on a weekly basis to 641, while overall hospitalisations have declined. There is a higher number of patients in intensive care, though, and three persons with Covid-19 have died since Friday.

Covid case count up by 33% week-on-week

Ljubljana – Slovenia reported 838 new coronavirus infections for Monday, up by 33% in weekly comparison, in what continues to be a steady increase in Covid cases. The total of patients treated for Covid-19 as their main condition in hospitals is at 37, including five in intensive care, shows data by the Health Ministry. No Covid-related deaths were reported yesterday.