Bulgaria and Romania Top the Ranking for the Highest Death Rate from Road Accidents

With an average of 92 deaths per million inhabitants, Romania has the highest road death rate in the European Union (EU) in 2021, according to final figures published by the European Commission (EC) on 17 October. Bulgaria is in second place in the ranking with an indicator of 81 deaths per million inhabitants.

COVID-19 in Bulgaria: 885 New Cases in the Last 24 hours

The new confirmed cases of coronavirus in Bulgaria for the last 24 hours are 885, according to the data of the Unified Information Portal.

5,858 tests were performed, which means that the proportion of positive results is 15.11 percent.

In the last 24 hours, seven deaths related to the disease have been registered.

Strokes and Heart Attacks are the most common cause of Death in Bulgaria

The Covid pandemic, which in recent months has subsided worldwide, and which has claimed millions of lives, cannot be compared to the "pandemic" of cardiovascular diseases, which continues to be the leading factor in mortality worldwide. Even last year, heart attacks, strokes and other similar diseases of the cardiovascular system took 80 thousand victims in Bulgaria.