171 COVID-19 cases in Bulgaria, People Aged 40 to 49 Most Affected

Health | March 22, 2020, Sunday // 12:57|  views


The new cases of people infected with the new coronavirus in Bulgaria are 32, as the total number of cases in the country has reached 174, the head of the National Crisis Staff announced. 28 are the new cases registered in Sofia. Young people also become infected, but they usually develop only light symptoms compared to older people. On the other hand, they are the most active disseminators of the virus. The Crisis Staff voiced criticism to the residents of Sofia for going out to Vitosha mountain close to Sofia on Saturday. If this continues, the crisis staff might recommend closing the approaches to the mountain. 

The most affected group of COVID-19 in Bulgaria are people between the ages of 40 and 49. A total of 24 cases, including the three cases of lethal outcome, are in their 70s. All other cases are of people aged 0 to 50 years. Those infected under 19 years of age are 7%./ BNR