The National Centre for Infectious and Parasitic Diseases (NCIPD) updated on April 15 that Sofia, Bulgaria’s capital city, has been recategorized from a COVID-19 red zone to a yellow zone.
Categorization is a yellow zone means a COVID-19 morbidity rate between 100 and 249.9 per 100 000 population on a 14-day basis.
According to the reports, Sofia’s morbidity rate is 24.28 per 100000 as of April 15.
At the beginning of this year, the city began as a dark red zone, which means the morbidity rate exceeded 500 out of 100 000 population on a 14-day basis.
However, by following the figures of April 15, Bulgaria’s national COVID-19 morbidity rate is 136.47 out of 100 000 population on a 14-day basis, down from 145.04 on April 14.
Although following the reports of March 15, the National COVID-19 morbidity rate in Bulgaria was 344.87 per 100 000 population on a 14-day basis.
At present, there are a total of 28 districts in Bulgaria and out of the 28 districts, 21 are yellow zones and eight are green zones.
Classification as a green zone means a morbidity rate of 100 or less.
The eight districts classified as green zones are Blagoevgrad, Bourgas, Kurdzhali, Pazardzhik, Plovdiv, Smolyan and Turgovishte.