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Coronavirus – 10 More Patients Die, 2,500 Infected

MTI-Hungary Today 2020.04.26.

A further ten patients, all of whom had underlying illnesses, died in hospital after contracting Covid-19, bringing the number of deaths to 172 in Hungary, while the number of registered infections has increased by 57 to 2,500, koronavirus.gov.hu said on Sunday morning.

Fully 485 hospitalised Covid-19 patients have made a recovery, while 927 are still in hospital, 56 of whom are on ventilators.

Hospitals nationwide are increasing bed capacity in preparation for the phase of mass illnesses.

Currently 9,589 people are officially in home quarantine. The number of officially accredited tests stands at 63,505.

Hungary is still in the stage in which the infection is spread in the community through personal contact.

Budapest tops the table in terms of the number of infections (1,274 people), followed by Pest County (350), Fejér county (251) and Győr-Moson-Sopron county (75). Békés County has the fewest (13).

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Detailed data on confirmed cases and deaths by country can be found here and here.

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