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Coronavirus: Thirteen New Infections, No Deaths in Hungary

MTI-Hungary Today 2020.07.13.

Thirteen coronavirus infections have been registered in Hungary over the past 24 hours, bringing the total number to 4,247, koronavirus.gov.hu said on Monday morning.

The number of deaths was unchanged at 595, while 3,073 people have made a recovery. The number of active infections stands at 579. Fully 127 coronavirus patients are in hospital, five on ventilators.

Budapest is the location of 38 percent of active infections, 60 percent of fatalities and 46 percent of recoveries.

Currently, 2,453 people are under official house quarantine and 295,561 tests have been carried out.

On Sunday, five coronavirus infections have been registered in Hungary.

Budapest has the most infections ever registered (1,993), followed by and Pest County (6341) and the counties of Fejér (379), Komárom-Esztergom (308) and Zala (262). Tolna county has the fewest (13).

The threat of an epidemic is still present, so epidemiological preparedness and basic protection measures are still needed, the website said. Wearing a face mask is still compulsory in shops and on public transport. As the number of infections is on the rise in neighbouring countries, the government has decided to tighten border regulations.

Featured photo illustration by Zoltán Balogh/MTI