107 patients died of Covid over the past 24 hours, while 6,268 new coronavirus infections were registered in Hungary, koronavirus.gov.hu said on Thursday.
The number of active infections has risen to 51,108, while hospitals are treating 3,366 Covid patients, 349 of whom need respiratory assistance.
Since the first outbreak, 885,360 infections have been registered, while fatalities have risen to 31,101. Fully 803,151 people have made a recovery.
So far 5,962,878 people have received a first jab, while 5,744,219 have been fully vaccinated. Fully 1,274,000 Hungarians have received a booster jab.
There are 22,587 people in official quarantine, while 7,498,823 tests have been officially carried out.
The government announced last week that employers were being given the right to require vaccination against Covid-19 as a precondition of employment in order to ensure workers’ safety. The state, as an employer, will also apply the measure, and mayors will have the right to introduce the requirement at local councils. Mask-wearing has also been made mandatory on public transport again from Nov. 1, and a visitor ban is also being introduced at hospitals.
Detailed data on the more than 248 million confirmed cases worldwide, more than 5 million deaths, and more than 225 million recoveries can be found here and here by country.
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