There is an increase in cases, as well as the occupancy of hospital beds, said the head of NIGHT
“Currently, compared to last week, the cases are increasing by 24% based on 100 thousand people. 173 are so far, and last year were 139. We are at the levels of about October 22 last year. The morbidity curve is not yet so acute. We are still in a slow rise. ”
This was stated at a traditional briefing by the President of the National Operational Headquarters for Combating Coronavirus Gene. Ventsislav Mutafchiiski.
He stressed that this is not the case in Kyustendil.
Prof. Mutafchiiski also said that there is a reduction in mortality by about 9% compared to last week.
“It is noteworthy that the mortality rate has been fluctuating for about 4 weeks. It has been in the form of tides for 4 weeks, fluctuating between 7 and 9% increase. The levels currently correspond to the levels reported on November 5 last year. The trend is clear, there is an increase in cases “, stated the head of the Military Medical Academy.
Gen. Mutafchiiski said that the occupancy of beds in hospitals also increased by 10%.
“It is a bad impression that out of the lists of RHIs that have stated that they want to be vaccinated, out of 180 people there are actually 50. This reflects on the people who expect to be vaccinated. Therefore, we asked to consider including a fourth phase. of vaccination.
We are ready to work much more intensively “, commented the director of” Pirogov “Prof. Dr. Asen Baltov.
The head of the National Vaccination Headquarters, Prof. Krassimir Gigov, announced that the second and third phases of vaccination are currently overlapping.
“We expect more vaccines by the end of the month. We propose to move to the fourth phase – it includes the elderly over 65, as well as those with chronic diseases, “said Prof. Gigov.
He added that there is an unevenness in terms of vaccination. Therefore, the number of vaccinated on Saturday and Sunday will be increased.
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