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Coronavirus: Hungary Case Count Rises to 39

MTI-Hungary Today 2020.03.16.

The number of people in Hungary testing positive for the new coronavirus has increased to 39, koronavirus.gov.hu reported on Monday morning.

So far, 29 Hungarians, 9 Iranians and one British citizen have been quarantined with a confirmed case of coronavirus and one man has died, the website said.

A total of 1,436 tests have been conducted in Hungary, while 159 people are currently in isolation. A search for possible contacts of the new cases is under way.

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