Altogether 66 patients died of a Covid-related illness over the past 24 hours, while 9,422 new coronavirus infections were registered, koronavirus.gov.hu said on Tuesday.
The number of active infections stands at 229,857, while hospitals are treating 4,218 Covid-19 patients, 169 of whom are intubated on a ventilator.
Since the first outbreak, 41,471 deaths have been recorded, while 1,562,827 have been registered with the virus. Fully 1,291,499 people have made a recovery.
So far 6,364,167 people have received a first jab, while 6,103,465 have been fully vaccinated. Fully 3,688,593 Hungarians have received a booster jab.
There are 23,308 people in official quarantine, while 10,089,540 tests have been officially carried out.
The website said the omicron variant was spreading rapidly.
The government re-introduced compulsory mask-wearing in enclosed spaces from November 20.
Detailed data on the more than 376 million confirmed cases worldwide, more than 5,6 million deaths, and more than 299 million recoveries can be found here and here by country.
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