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Coronavirus: Three Patients Died, 3,970 Registered Infections in Hungary

MTI-Hungary Today 2020.06.05.

Three patients have died in the past 24 hours, all with underlying illnesses, bringing the total number of COVID-19 fatalities to 542, while registered novel coronavirus infections in Hungary have increased by 16 to 3,970, koronavirus.gov.hu said on Friday morning.

Fully 2,245 hospitalised patients have made a recovery. The number of active infections stands at 1,183. Forty-one percent of the active cases, 59 percent of the fatalities and 48 percent of full recoveries are in Budapest, the site said.

Fully 397 COVID-19 patients are undergoing treatment in hospital, 21 of whom are on ventilators.

Altogether 9,693 are in official home quarantine. The number of tests carried out stands at 202,606.

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 (1,886 people) has the highest number of infections, followed by Pest County (575), Fejer County (371) and Komarom-Esztergom (273). Bekes County (11) has the lowest number.

Detailed data on the more than 6,5 million confirmed cases worldwide and almost 400,000 deaths can be found here and here by country.

featured photo: Károly Árvai/MTI/kormany.hu