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Coronavirus: Number of Confirmed Cases in Hungary Rises to 85

MTI-Hungary Today 2020.03.20.

The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Hungary has risen to 85, official info site koronavirus.gov.hu said on Friday.

73 of the patients are Hungarian, 10 are Iranian, one is British, and another one is Kazakh, the website said.

Yesterday morning, the number of cases was 73.

So far, seven have recovered and one has died.

Currently, 116 people are quarantined and the authorities have taken 3,007 samples, the website said.

Coronavirus: Number of Those Infected in Hungary Low, but We are Only at the Beginning of the Epidemic

The government information website on novel coronavirus noted that the Covid-19 epidemic has reached a new phase in the country, spreading in clusters, not just from one individual to another. It is now impossible to trace individual cases, it said.

The website stressed that people, especially the elderly and young people, should not leave their homes and observe the rules concerning the epidemic.

Featured photo by Zsolt Szigetváry/MTI