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Coronavirus: No Deaths, 6 New Infections Registered in Hungary

MTI-Hungary Today 2020.07.06.

No Covid-19 patient has died in the past 24 hours but the number of registered novel coronavirus infections has risen by six to 4,189, koronavirus.gov.hu said on Monday morning.

Fully 589 people have died and 2,860 have made a full recovery, while the number of active infections stands at 740. Altogether 1,675 people are in official home quarantine and 286,083 tests have been carried out. A total of 144 coronavirus patients are in hospital, 8 of whom are on ventilators.

Fully 40 percent of active infections, 60 percent of fatalities and 47 percent of recoveries have taken place in Budapest.

Budapest has the highest number of infections (1,988) ever registered, followed by Pest County (631), and the counties of Fejér (379), Komárom-Esztergom (307) and Zala (262). Békés and Tolna counties have had the fewest infections (13 each).

On Sunday, Hungary registered nine new coronavirus cases.

The threat of an epidemic has not disappeared and a state of medical preparedness is in effect, the website said. It is compulsory to wear a face mask in shops and on public transport.

Featured photo illustration by Zoltán Balogh/MTI