Four new cases of coronavirus were confirmed on Wednesday, raising the figure to seven across the divide.
According to information received by the Health Ministry by the Institute of Neurology and Genetics that is carrying out coronavirus tests on suspected cases, tests on samples taken from four people emerged positive for the virus.
A 66-year-old woman with a history of heart disease died on Wednesday in Pirogov hospital in Sofia as a consequence of coronavirus - the first officially confirmed fatal victim of the illness in Bulgaria. Her 74-year-old husband is in the same hospital and also diagnosed with coronavirus, but is in a relatively stable condition.
A Turkish citizen with high fever and cough symptoms was diagnosed with the coronavirus following tests, making him the country's first confirmed diagnosis, Turkish Health Minister Fahrettin Koca said early on Wednesday.
The male patient is in good health condition and his family and people who had close contact with him are under observation.
Turkey has intensified its efforts against the coronavirus across the country as authorities have confirmed the first case.
Some national and international sports events have been postponed, controls have been tightened at borders and health officials keep the public informed about the virus and how to protect against it.
Eight coronavirus infection cases have been confirmed in Bucharest, according to the Strategic Communication Group.