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Fully 275 generally elderly patients with co-morbidities died over the past 24 hours, while 11,265 new infections were registered, koronavirus.gov.hu said on Friday.

Since the first outbreak, 614,612 infections have been registered, while fatalities have risen to 19,499. Fully 392,314 people have made a recovery.

The number of active infections has risen to 202,799 while hospitals are caring for 11,823 Covid patients, 1,480 of whom need respiratory assistance.

Altogether 58,667 people are in official home quarantine, and the number of tests stands at 4,443,610.

Altogether 1,803,533 people have been vaccinated in Hungary, 594,662 of whom have received a second shot, the portal said.

On March 5, the government announced further strict measures.

Medical Chamber: Situation is Dire, Further Restrictions Needed
Medical Chamber: Situation is Dire, Further Restrictions Needed

Hungary’s healthcare system has been strained for the past weeks and numbers continue to grow. The presidency of the Hungarian Medical Chamber published a somber announcement on Monday night, in which they made serious requests to the public and government decision-makers. Since there are no more available workers in healthcare, which is already under extreme strain, […]Continue reading

Detailed data on the more than 126 million confirmed cases worldwide, more than 2,7 million deaths and more than 101 million recoveries can be found here and here by country.

Featured photo illustration by Károly Árvai/kormany.hu/MTI