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Coronavirus: 9 Deaths, 73 New Confirmed Cases in a Day

MTI-Hungary Today 2020.04.07.

The number of registered Covid-19 cases in Hungary has risen to 817, while nine patients died in a single day, bringing the total number of fatalities to 47, koronavirus.gov.hu said on Tuesday morning.

The nine people who died were elderly and suffering from a chronic underlying illness, according to the government’s information.

Yesterday, the number of those infected was 744.

According to the website, there have been a total of 71 recoveries, so 4 people have recovered since yesterday.

Currently, 14,997 are in living in official home quarantine.

The number of tests carried out totals 23,746 so far.

Budapest has seen the highest number of confirmed infections, with 345 cases, followed by Pest County (153).

The authorities say the virus is still being transmitted in small clusters as opposed to in larger communities, but it is present in all parts of the country.

Featured photo illustration by Zoltán Balogh/MTI