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Coronavirus: No Fatalities, 72 New Infections Registered in Hungary

MTI-Hungary Today 2021.08.05.

No patients died over the past 24 hours, while 72 new infections were registered in Hungary, koronavirus.gov.hu said on Thursday.

Since the first outbreak, 809,803 infections have been registered, while fatalities stand at 30,032. Fully 750,955 people have made a recovery.

The number of active infections has declined to 28,816, while hospitals are treating 79 Covid patients, 11 of whom need respiratory assistance.

So far 5,636,894 people have received a first jab, while 5,475,471 have been fully vaccinated.

There are 1,364 people in official quarantine, while 6,367,442 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 201 million confirmed cases worldwide, more than 4,2 million deaths and more than 181 million recoveries can be found here and here by country.

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