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Coronavirus: Number of Confirmed Cases in Hungary Rises to 58

MTI-Hungary Today 2020.03.18.

The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Hungary has risen to 58, koronavirus.gov.hu said on Wednesday.

Of the patients, 47 are Hungarian, 9 are Iranian, 1 is British, and one is Kazakh the website said.

Yesterday morning, the number of cases was 50.

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So far, two have recovered and one has died.

Currently, 122 people are quarantined and the authorities have taken 1,803 samples, the website said.

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