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Coronavirus: Further 11 Patients Die, 2,863 Registered as Infected

MTI-Hungary Today 2020.05.01.

A further 11 people, all of whom had underlying illnesses, have died in Hungary, bringing the total number of deaths to 323, while the number of registered novel coronavirus infections has increased by 88 to 2,863, koronavirus.gov.hu said on Friday morning.

Fully 609 people treated for the virus in hospital have recovered, while a total of 983 patients are still hospitalised, 49 of whom are on ventilators.

Currently 10,384 people are under official home quarantine, while the number of tests carried out stands at 76,331.

The virus is still being spread in the community through personal contact, though the authorities are preparing for mass infections.

The most cases are in Budapest (1,408 people), followed by Pest County (380), Fejér county (296) and Komárom-Esztergom County (110). Vas County (14) has the lowest number of infections in Hungary.

For yesterday’s data, click here.

Detailed data on confirmed cases and deaths by country can be found here and here.

Featured photo by Tamás Kovács/MTI