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Fully 311 patients died over the past 24 hours, while 1,933 new infections were registered, koronavirus.gov.hu said on Wednesday.

The number of active infections has risen to 252,115, while hospitals are caring for 12,202 Covid patients, 1,407 of whom are on ventilators.

Since the first outbreak, 693,676 infections have been registered, while fatalities have risen to 22,409. Fully 419,152  people have made a recovery.

There are 47,578 people in official quarantine, while 4,795,584 tests have been officially carried out.

So far 2,536,751 people have received a first jab, while 1,005,936 have been fully vaccinated.

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

Orbán's Plan for Reopening Refuted by Experts
Orbán's Plan for Reopening Refuted by Experts

Amid the raging coronavirus epidemic, Viktor Orbán said Hungary could start gradual reopening after 2.5 million people are vaccinated. The target is likely to be reached in the coming weeks, but according to the unanimous opinion of experts, this would still be far from enough to ease the restrictions. Covid-19 is spreading at a frightening […]Continue reading

Detailed data on the more than 133 million confirmed cases worldwide, more than 2,8 million deaths and more than 107 million recoveries can be found here and here by country.

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