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Coronavirus: 24 Fatalities, 300 New Infections Reported in Hungary

Hungary Today 2021.06.05.

24 patients, generally elderly with co-morbidities, died over the past 24 hours, while 300 new infections were registered, koronavirus.gov.hu said on Saturday.

The number of active infections went down to 61,700, while hospitals are treating 622 Covid patients, 70 of whom need respiratory assistance.

Since the first outbreak, 805,871 infections have been registered, while fatalities have risen to 29,842. Fully 714,329 people have made a recovery.

There are 7,254 people in official quarantine, while 5,897,459 tests have been officially carried out.

So far 5,254,400 people have received a first jab, while 3,966,193 have been fully vaccinated.

On May 21, the Hungarian government announced that most of Hungary’s remaining restrictions would be lifted upon reaching five million vaccinations.

Most Covid Restrictions to Be Lifted in Hungary After 5 Million Vaccinations
Most Covid Restrictions to Be Lifted in Hungary After 5 Million Vaccinations

The night-time curfew, the rules on outdoor mask-wearing and social distancing will be lifted effective of the next consecutive day.Continue reading

Detailed data on the more than 173 million confirmed cases worldwide, more than 3.7 million deaths and more than 156 million recoveries can be found here and here by country.

Featured photo illustration by Attila Balázs/MTI