Altogether 77 patients died of a Covid-related illness over the past 24 hours, while 19,690 new coronavirus infections were registered, koronavirus.gov.hu said on Wednesday.
The number of active infections has risen to 230,549, while hospitals are treating 4,341 Covid-19 patients, 163 of whom are intubated on a ventilator.
Since the first outbreak, 41,548 deaths have been recorded, while 1,582,517 have been registered with the virus. Fully 1,310,420 people have made a recovery.
So far 6,365,250 people have received a first jab, while 6,105,342 have been fully vaccinated. Fully 3,693,859 Hungarians have received a booster jab.
There are 21,859 people in official quarantine, while 10,116,075 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 382 million confirmed cases worldwide, more than 5,7 million deaths, and more than 303 million recoveries can be found here and here by country.
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