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Coronavirus: 6 Patients Die, Number of Active Cases Further Decreases

MTI-Hungary Today 2020.05.23.

Six Covid-19 patients have died in the past 24 hours, all of whom were elderly and had underlying illnesses, bringing the total number of fatalities to 482 , while the number of registered novel coronavirus infections in Hungary increased by 35 to 3713, koronavirus.gov.hu said on Saturday morning.

Fully 1655 hospitalised patients have made a recovery, while the number of active infections has decreased by 39 to 1576.

11 704 are officially in home quarantine. The number of tests carried out stands at 159 260.

The website said Hungary is in the second phase and the virus is still spreading. The aim now, however, is to gradually resume normal living in line with a strict schedule, it added.

Budapest has the most registered infections (1,765 people), followed by Pest County (516) and Fejér County (366). Békés County (11) has the fewest infections in Hungary.

Detailed data on the more than 4 million confirmed cases worldwide and more than 250,000 deaths can be found here and here by country.

Featured photo illustration by Károly Árvai/kormany.hu