According to Magdalena Kostova, director of the "Demographic and Social Statistics "at the National Statistic Institute (NSI), Covid affects all demographic events, as well as our entire lives, including mortality.
Between 108,000 and 110,000 people have died each year in the last 10 years, while last year the number is up to 124,000.
Bulgaria is already second in coronavirus mortality in the world after Hungary. That's what Head of the National Operational Headquarters Chairman Gen. Ventsislav Mutafchiiski said during the regular weekly briefing at the Council of Ministers.
According to him, our country has surpassed the peak of November 23, 2020, and the infected are now 679 per 100,000.
November 2020 is the deadliest month in Bulgaria for at least the last five years. This is according to preliminary data of the National Statistical Institute (NSI) on mortality in the country, published this week. In November, 15,953 people died in Bulgaria, with an average of about 8,300 in the same month over the past 5 years. The increase is over 92%.