SOFIA: Bulgaria reported a record 12,399 coronavirus infections in a single day on Wednesday, official data showed, dominated by the more contagious Omicron variant.

The European Union nation, where less than 30% of the population of 7 million has been vaccinated, added 73 deaths.

Bulgaria's tally of infections exceeds 903,000, with 32,869 deaths since the pandemic began.

(Reporting by Tsvetelia Tsolova; Editing by Clarence Fernandez) ((; +359-888-311-435;))