• Lilly Marinova Sofia City Regional Health Inspectorate Author
  • Irina Gaitanevska Sofia City Regional Health Inspectorate Author
  • Dancho Penchev Sofia City Regional Health Inspectorate Author
  • Prof. Neli Korsun National Center of Infectious and Parasitic Diseases Author
  • Prof. Iva Christova National Center of Infectious and Parasitic Diseases Author




The COVID-19 pandemic that began in early 2020 is associated with high global morbidity and mortality and represents a considerable burden on the national health systems, the economy, and society as a whole.
This article presents the main epidemiological indicators characterizing the spread of COVID-19 in the Sofia City region: incidence, mortality, and case fatality rate. The age and monthly distribution of incidence and mortality, COVID-19-related admissions to healthcare facilities, and COVID-19 cases among healthcare professionals are described. The activities of Sofia City Regional Health Inspectorate, which was at the front line in efforts to limit the spread of the pandemic coronavirus, are reviewed.


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How to Cite

Marinova, L.; Gaitanevska, I.; Penchev, D.; Korsun, N.; Christova, I. OVERVIEW OF THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC AND ITS IMPACT ON THE MORBIDITY IN THE SOFIA CITY REGION DURING 2020-2021. Probl Infect Parasit Dis 2023, 50 (2), 19-25. https://doi.org/10.58395/pipd.v50i2.91.

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