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Coronavirus: 106 Fatalities, Number of Hospitalized Falls Below 5,000

Hungary Today 2021.05.03.

Fully 106 coronavirus patients died over the past 24 hours, while 1,219 new infections were registered in Hungary, koronavirus.gov.hu said on Monday.

The number of active infections has decreased to 228,002. The number of people in need of hospital care has also decreased: hospitals are now caring for 4,872 Covid patients, 572 of whom are on ventilators.

Since the first outbreak, 784,111 infections have been registered, while fatalities have risen to 27,908. Fully 528,201 people have made a recovery.

There are 27,386 people in official quarantine, while 5,429,737 tests have been officially carried out.

So far 4,073,149 people have received a first jab, while 2,077,160 have been fully vaccinated.

On March 5th, the government announced further strict measures, but the reopening has started, since the number of people inoculated with the first jab has reached 2.5 million.

On April 30th, Hungary reached another milestone as the number of vaccinated people surpassed 4 million.  Therefore, new rules further easing restrictions have come into force.

Four Million People Vaccinated: Here Are the New Rules
Four Million People Vaccinated: Here Are the New Rules

Starting Saturday, catering businesses will open their indoor sections, hotels, theaters, cinemas, libraries, gyms, swimming pools, sports events, and other venues will all be available to those who have vaccination certificates.Continue reading

Detailed data on the more than 153 million confirmed cases worldwide, more than 3,2 million deaths and more than 130 million recoveries can be found here and here by country.

Featured photo illustration by Zoltán Balogh/MTI