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Another Black Day: Record Number of Covid Deaths and New Cases Registered Again

MTI-Hungary Today 2020.11.04.

Ninety Covid-19 patients died in the past 24 hours, and registered coronavirus infections rose by 4,219 to 90,988, koronavirus.gov.hu said on Wednesday.

The death toll rose to 2,063, while 21,232 people have made a recovery.

There are 67,693 active infections, while 4,871 patients are hospitalised, 355 on ventilators.

Fully 32,743 people are in official home quarantine, while the number of tests carried out stands at 1,129,648.

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The government on Tuesday evening announced new restrictive measures and a “special legal order”. Prime Minister Viktor Orbán, in a video on Facebook, called on lawmakers to reintroduce the special legal order for 90 days and announced a curfew between midnight and 5am. Nightclubs have been ordered to close.

Also, parking will be made free of charge once again with a view to reducing crowds on public transport, he said.

The prime minister said sporting events, cinemas and theatres will have to restrict audiences to using every third seat, and face masks must be worn. The authorities will inspect all events and fine transgressors. Venues that fail to observe the rules will be shut down immediately, he added.

Border controls and restrictions on entry are still in place and previous restrictions on visits to hospitals and social care facilities still apply.

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Detailed data on the more than 47 million confirmed cases worldwide and more than 1,2 million deaths can be found here and here by country.

Featured photo illustration by Zoltán Balogh/MTI


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