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Coronavirus: Two Fatalities, 26 New Infections Registered in Hungary

Hungary Today 2021.08.03.

Two patients died over the past 24 hours, while 26 new infections were registered in Hungary, koronavirus.gov.hu said on Tuesday.

Since the first outbreak, 809,672 infections have been registered, while fatalities have risen to 30,029. Fully 749,461 people have made a recovery.

The number of active infections has declined to 30,182, while hospitals are treating 77 Covid patients, 10 of whom need respiratory assistance.

So far 5,628,383  people have received a first jab, while 5,453,177 have been fully vaccinated.

There are 1,349 people in official quarantine, while 6,352,215 tests have been officially carried out.

On May 21, the Hungarian government announced that most of Hungary’s remaining restrictions would be lifted upon reaching five million vaccinations. Further restrictions, such as the mask mandate, have been lifted as well after 5.5 million vaccinations were reached.

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Detailed data on the more than 199 million confirmed cases worldwide, more than 4,2 million deaths and more than 179 million recoveries can be found here and here by country.

Featured photo illustration by Tibor Rosta/MTI