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Coronavirus: Chief Medical Officer Hails Significant Drop in Case Numbers

MTI-Hungary Today 2020.05.07.

The number of confirmed Covid-19 cases in Hungary has been significantly decreasing for several days now, the chief medical officer told an online press conference on Thursday.

Thirty-nine new cases were reported in the past 24 hours and ten people died, Cecília Müller said, adding that out of the 3,150 confirmed cases so far 1,966 were active, half of them being treated in hospital. There has also been a marked increase in the number of patients recovered from the infection, totalling 801, she said.

Müller said the figures “gave reason to hope”, adding that “it seems that the number of those falling ill or contracting the virus has started to decrease”.

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