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Coronavirus: Five Die, Registered Infections Up 844 in Hungary

MTI-Hungary Today 2020.09.14.

Five elderly Covid-19 patients, all with underlying illnesses, have died, while the number of registered coronavirus infections in Hungary has risen by 844 to 13.153 over the past 24 hours, koronavirus.gov.hu said on Monday morning.

The number of fatalities stands at 642, and 4,117 people have made a recovery.

There are 8,394 active infections and 287 Covid-19 patients are being treated in hospital, 16 on ventilators.

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Gergely Röst, professor at the University of Sciences Szeged and Director of the Pandemic Mathematical group, which gives experts’ reports to the executive, is warning us about the dangerous rate of COVID-19 infections. According to him, the virus’s reproductive value is over 1 and has skyrocketed in the past days, to around 2-2.5, which is […]Continue reading

Altogether 26,668 people are in official home quarantine and 549,211 tests have been carried out.

The site warned Hungarians to observe social distancing guidelines and hygiene regulations.

The government closed borders to foreigners from Sept 1, with certain exceptions, re-introducing border protection measures in force during the first wave of the epidemic.

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The government is working to ensure that Hungary is able to function, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán told public broadcaster M1 on Saturday evening, asking the public to observe coronavirus-related measures. Referring to the government’s latest “National Consultation” survey, Orbán said that respondents indicated a common wish that the government, the prime minister, the health-care system […]Continue reading

Detailed data on the more than 29 million confirmed cases worldwide and more than 920,000 deaths can be found here and here by country.

Featured photo illustration by Zoltán Balogh/MTI