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Coronavirus: 217 Fatalities, 4,604 New Cases Registered in Hungary

Hungary Today 2021.04.17.

Fully 217 patients, generally elderly with co-morbidities, died over the past 24 hours, while 4,604 new infections were registered, koronavirus.gov.hu said on Saturday.

The number of active infections has decreased to 271,032, while hospitals are caring for 8,947 Covid patients, 1,093 of whom need respiratory assistance.

Since the first outbreak, 746,802 infections have been registered, while fatalities have risen to 24,979. Fully 450,791 people have made a recovery.

There are 51,049 people in official quarantine, while 5,096,421 tests have been officially carried out.

So far 3,213,837 people have received a first jab, while 1,371,702 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.

Coronavirus Reproduction Rate Now Below 1, says Chief Medical Officer
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The reproduction rate of the coronavirus has fallen below one in Hungary, which means that on average an infected person communicates the virus to not more than another person, the chief medical officer said on Friday. Speaking at an online press conference by the central coronavirus board, Cecília Müller said that the indicators of the […]Continue reading

Detailed data on the more than 140 million confirmed cases worldwide, more than 3 million deaths and more than 119 million recoveries can be found here and here by country.

Featured photo illustration by Károly Árvai/kormany.hu/MTI