Six COVID-19 patient has died, while the number of registered coronavirus infections in Hungary has risen by 937 to 24,014 over the past 24 hours, koronavirus.gov.hu reported on Sunday morning.
The number of fatalities stands at 736, and 5,141 people have made a recovery.
There are 18,137 active infections and 620 Covid-19 patients are being treated in hospital, 38 on ventilators.
Altogether 24,538 people are in official home quarantine and 690,408 tests have been carried out.
The website warned Hungarians to observe social distancing guidelines and hygiene regulations.
A cabinet meeting on Sept. 16 decided to extend entry restrictions for travellers from abroad.
In addition to shops and public transport, wearing a mask is now mandatory in cinemas, theatres, health and social institutions and public offices, and clubs have to close by 11pm to curb the spread of the virus.
Detailed data on the more than 33 million confirmed cases worldwide and almost 1 million deaths can be found here and here by country.
featured image: Székesfehérvár’s Vörösmarty Theater disinfected after an actor tested positive; via Tamás Vasvári/MTI