Named a European country that could become a source of a new strain of COVID


Bulgaria may become a source of a new strain of coronavirus due to the low vaccination rate of the population. This was announced by the European Commissioner for Internal Market Thierry Breton.

Now in Bulgaria 26% of the population have completed the full course of vaccination. According to Breton, the new strain will be “very bad news for the Bulgarians and for all of us on the planet.”

“I would not like to talk about a potential” Bulgarian version “, but if we do not act, then in winter we can witness this. A lot of people are not vaccinated, so a new version of an even more resistant virus may form here,” – quotes words of the TASS official.

Over the past day, 2.7 thousand new cases of infection have been registered in Bulgaria, 145 patients have died. The country has an epidemiological emergency regime.

On Wednesday, the World Health Organization announced an increase in the incidence in Europe – more than 2.1 million cases were detected in a week, 28 thousand people died.

At the end of the week, European countries accounted for 64% of those infected and 57% of deaths. In general, in the world, the incidence increased by 6%, and the number of deaths by – 1%.


Source: Российская Газета by rg.ru.

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