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Coronavirus: Two Patients Die, Total of 4,053 Registered Infections in Hungary

MTI-Hungary Today 2020.06.12.

Two patients have died in the past 24 hours, bringing the total number of COVID-19 fatalities to 555, while registered novel coronavirus infections in Hungary have increased by 14, bringing the total number of infections since the start of the epidemic to 4,053, koronavirus.gov.hu said on Friday morning.

So far, a total of 2,447 hospitalised patients have made a recovery, while the number of active infections stands at 1,051. Yesterday, the number of those with active infection was 1,095.

Forty percent of the active cases, 60 percent of the fatalities and 48 percent of full recoveries are in Budapest, the site said. Currently, 290 COVID-19 patients are undergoing treatment in hospital, 20 of whom are on ventilators.

Altogether 8,834 people are in official home quarantine. The number of tests carried out stands at 226,669. The government says the aim is to steadily resume normal life based on a strict schedule, and it calls on citizens to follow general precautions.

Budapest has the highest number of infections with 1,922 people, followed by Pest County (592), Fejér County (375) and Komárom-Esztergom (295). Békés County (13) has the lowest number.

Detailed data on the more than 6,8 million confirmed cases worldwide and almost 400,000 deaths can be found here and here by country.

featured photo: Károly Árvai/MTI/kormany.hu


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