Bulgaria: 26 New Cases of COVID-19 in Elderly's Home in Ruse

Health | July 30, 2020, Thursday // 10:46|  views

26 new cases of COVID-19 have been identified in the last 24 hours at the Vazrazhdane Home for the Elderly in Ruse. As a result, the total number of confirmed cases of coronavirus in the affected social institution became 49. One man died. Of the remaining 48 people, six are staff and 42 are residents.

Of the 26 newly registered cases, 21 are without complaints and have therefore been moved from the building of the Home for the Elderly to a specially provided building of the Municipality of Rousse, where they will remain in isolation. Food will be provided for them, as well as constant medical care. The other five showed various symptoms, including fever, dry cough and vomiting. They are hospitalized.

So far, samples have been taken for 123 PCR tests of residents of the Vazrazhdane Home. These 26 positive results are from the first 48 samples sent. The results of another 75 tests of residents of the social institution are expected.

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