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Coronavirus: 162 Deaths, 11,871 New Infections Registered in Hungary

MTI-Hungary Today 2021.11.26.

Altogether 162 patients died of a Covid-related illness during the past 24 hours, while 11,871 new coronavirus infections were registered, koronavirus.gov.hu said on Friday.

The number of active infections stands at 172,488, while hospitals are treating 6,913 Covid-19 patients, 695 of whom need respiratory assistance.

Since the first outbreak, 1,068,888 infections have been registered, while the number of fatalities has risen to 33,866. Fully 862,534 people have made a recovery.ű

So far 6,087,474 people have received a first jab, while 5,823,818 have been fully vaccinated. Altogether 2,269,551 Hungarians have received a booster jab.

There are 66,834 people in official quarantine, while the number of tests taken stands at 8,298,820.

The government re-introduced compulsory mask-wearing in enclosed spaces from November 20.

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Detailed data on the more than 260 million confirmed cases worldwide, more than 5,2 million deaths, and more than 235 million recoveries can be found here and here by country.

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