Altogether 85 patients died of a Covid-related illness over the past 24 hours, while 14,890 new coronavirus infections were registered, koronavirus.gov.hu said on Wednesday.
The number of active infections has risen to 147,573, while hospitals are treating 2,645 Covid-19 patients, 208 of whom are intubated on a ventilator.
Since the first outbreak, 1,369,974 have been registered with the virus, while 40,686 deaths have been recorded. Fully 1,181,715 people have made a recovery.
So far 6,322,905 people have received a first jab, while 6,066,056 have been fully vaccinated. Fully 3,430,445 Hungarians have received a booster jab.
There are 38,652 people in official quarantine, while 9,572,149 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 335 million confirmed cases worldwide, more than 5,5 million deaths, and more than 271 million recoveries can be found here and here by country.
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