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Bulgaria reports new daily record of 437 coronavirus cases

SOFIA (Reuters) - Bulgaria reported a daily record of 437 coronavirus cases on Thursday, as the country grapples with a rising number of infections, data from the national information platform on the disease showed.

The Balkan country now has 22,743 confirmed COVID-19 cases, including 873 deaths.

The country’s chief health inspector has said new restrictions, such as closing restaurants may be imposed if the confirmed cases continue to rise, but ruled out a full lockdown.

Reporting by Tsvetelia Tsolova; Editing by Jacqueline Wong

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