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Coronavirus: 73 Fatalities, 1,039 New Infections Reported in Hungary

Hungary Today 2021.05.15.

Fully 73 coronavirus patients died over the past 24 hours, while 1,039 new infections were registered in Hungary, koronavirus.gov.hu said on Saturday.

The number of active infections has decreased to 149,707. The number of people in need of hospital care has also decreased: hospitals are now caring for 2,453 Covid patients, 308 of whom are on ventilators.

Since the first outbreak, 797,429 infections have been registered, while fatalities have risen to 29,041. Fully 618,608 people have made a recovery.

There are 18,448 people in official quarantine, while 5,607,336 tests have been officially carried out.

So far 4,554,679 people have received a first jab, while 2,656,671 have been fully vaccinated.

On March 5th, the government announced further strict measures, but the reopening has started, since the number of people inoculated with the first jab has reached 2.5 million.

On April 30th, Hungary reached another milestone as the number of vaccinated people surpassed 4 million.  Therefore, new rules further easing restrictions have come into force.

Four Million People Vaccinated: Here Are the New Rules
Four Million People Vaccinated: Here Are the New Rules

As the number of people who have received at least the first dose of the vaccine against the Covid-19 virus passed 4 million on Friday, new eased restrictions have entered force. Starting Saturday, catering businesses will open their indoor sections, hotels, theaters, cinemas, libraries, gyms, fitness centers, swimming pools, sports events, and several other venues […]Continue reading

Detailed data on the more than 162 million confirmed cases worldwide, more than 3,3 million deaths and more than 140 million recoveries can be found here and here by country.

Featured photo illustration by Tamás Vasvári/MTI