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224 patients died of Covid over the past 24 hours, while 4,311 new coronavirus infections were registered in Hungary, koronavirus.gov.hu said on Tuesday. The last time there were more daily deaths was in April, at the peak of the third wave.

The number of active infections has slightly decreased to 187,208, while hospitals are treating 7,568 Covid patients, 618 of whom are on ventilators.

Since the first outbreak, the number of fatalities has risen to 35,835, while 1,161,879 infections have been registered. Fully 938,836 people have made a recovery.

Coronavirus in November: Drastically Spreading Virus, Record High Mortality Rate in Hungary
Coronavirus in November: Drastically Spreading Virus, Record High Mortality Rate in Hungary

In the past month Hungary has once again become the country with the worst death rate in the whole world.Continue reading

So far 6,162,758 people have received a first jab, while 5,870,466 have been fully vaccinated. Fully 2,790,263 Hungarians have received a booster jab.

There are 45,198 people in official quarantine, while 8,679,620 tests have been officially carried out.

The government re-introduced compulsory mask-wearing in enclosed spaces from November 20.

Detailed data on the more than 266 million confirmed cases worldwide, more than 5,2 million deaths, and more than 240 million recoveries can be found here and here by country.

Featured photo illustration by Tamás Vasvári/MTI