COVID-19 in Bulgaria: 257 New Cases in the Last 24 hours

The new cases of infection with coronavirus for the past 24 hours in Bulgaria are 257, and one patient with a diagnosis of covid has died, according to the data of the Unified Information Portal.

During the past 24 hours, 1,807 tests for coronavirus were performed, of which 14.2 percent were positive.

Slovenia to get vaccine against two Omicron variants

Ljubljana – Some 370,000 doses of the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines so far approved against two sub-lineages of the Omicron variant of coronavirus will be delivered to Slovenia this week, with more shots to arrive by the end of the month, the National Institute for Public Health (NIJZ) told the STA on Tuesday.

Health minister tests positive for COVID-19

Health Minister Fahrettin Koca has announced that he has tested positive for COVID-19, in a latest social media post.

Koca said he tested positive for coronavirus five days ago and affirmed that he will continue to work on the recent regulation on health workers' rights via online meetings.

"Soon, I will be among my friends," the minister said.

A German virologist raised his voice: Stop getting vaccinated every three months

In Germany, people over the age of 60 can be vaccinated against the coronavirus for the fourth time. However, Essen virologist Ulf Dittmer warns that too frequent vaccinations could alter the immune system and harm it.
Virologist Dittmer advises against getting vaccinated every three months to avoid mask or test requirements.