The number of confirmed cases of the new coronavirus in Hungary reached 50, the koronavirus.gov.hu website said on Tuesday morning.
On Monday, 39 people were diagnosed with Covid-19.
Of the confirmed cases, 39 are Hungarian, 9 are Iranian, one is British and one Kazakh, the official website for disseminating information on the new coronavirus said.
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Late on Monday, the website reported that a second patient treated with Covid-19 has recovered. The Iranian citizen in question has been discharged from hospital.
One patient has died and two have recovered so far.
A total of 1,587 tests have been conducted in Hungary, while 137 people are currently being held under observation in isolation, the website said. A search for possible contacts of the new patients is under way.
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At a Monday press conference, chief medical officer Cecília Müller said the epidemic has entered a new phase, appearing in clusters rather than in individual cases or small communities.
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