Emergency WHO Meeting over New Coronavirus Variant found in South Africa

The World Health Organization is convening extraordinary meetings today in connection with the newly discovered variant of the coronavirus in South Africa and Botswana, which was announced yesterday. It has about 32 mutations and scientists warn that this makes it very dangerous. It has been found that the variant is spread mostly among young people.

COVID-19 in Bulgaria: Slight Reduction in Cases and Fewer Deaths in the last 24 hours

The new cases of coronavirus infection for the past 24 hours are 3233, slightly less than the data for the previous day, when they were 3462, according to the Unified Information Portal.

The death toll in the last 24 hours is 151, which is less than the previous day, when 254 deaths were reported. Of those who died in the last 24 hours, 94 percent have not been vaccinated.

Top health officials warn about possibility of fifth Covid wave

Ljubljana – Health Minister Janez Poklukar and the head of the Medical Chamber Bojana Beović warned about the possibility of the fifth wave of Covid infections. Poklukar thinks that another wave could emerge in February next year as a result of an insufficient vaccination rate.

Over 12,000 Children in Bulgaria have been Fully Vaccinated Against COVID-19

There are 12,136 children in Bulgaria with completed vaccination against COVID-19. This was announced by the Ministry of Health / MH / in the profile of the department on Facebook. 16,195 children were immunized with the first dose of COVID-19 vaccines. To date, a total of 28,331 vaccines have been given to children aged 12 to 17, inclusive.