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Coronavirus – One Dies, Four New Infections

MTI-Hungary Today 2020.06.26.

An elderly patient with an underlying illness died in the past 24 hours and the number of registered novel coronavirus infections has risen by 4 to 4,127, koronavirus.gov.hu said on Friday morning.

Fully 578 people have died and 2,663 have made a recovery, while the number of active infections stands at 886. Altogether 2,801 people are in official home quarantine and 267,056 tests have been carried out. A total of 179 coronavirus patients are in hospital, 13 of whom are on ventilators.

Fully 38% of active infections, 60% of fatalities and 48 percent of recoveries have taken place in Budapest.

The threat of an epidemic has not disappeared and a state of medical preparedness is in effect, the website said. It is compulsory to wear a face mask in shops and on public transport.

Budapest has the highest number of infections (1,959), followed by Pest County (615), and the counties of Fejér (376), Komárom-Esztergom (305) and Zala (261). Békés and Tolna counties have the fewest, with 13 each.

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Detailed data on the more than 9.5 million confirmed cases worldwide and more than 490,000 deaths can be found here and here by country.

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