Sea water in the Varna Bay is clean, all microbiological indicators are normal. This is evidenced by the reports of research of Varna district health inspectorate, which are conducted regularly in all 23 zones of the Black sea coast of Varna.

According to the report, in two monitored points – on the beach in “Asparuhovo” and on the Officer’s beach in Varna, the microbiological indicators of water are excellent. These two points are the start and finish of the 82 nd Galata-Varna marathon.

In numbers: less than 46 units of enterococci bacteria and 15 of Escherichia coli per 100 cm3 were measured on the beach in “Asparuhovo”. The reference value for enterococci is 200 units, and for Escherichia coli – 500 units.

At officer’s beach, where swimmers will finish, the data is as follows: 46 units for enterococci and 127 units for Escherichia coli, namely, several times below the norm.

On the southern beach in Varna, where the mass swimming in the sea of 1000 x 1000 is held on August 6, 2022 the indicators are low. The samples show that reference value for enterococci is 15 units and 45 for Escherichia coli.

The latest data is expected to be released in the coming days.