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Coronavirus: 31 Fatalities, 1,492 New Infections Reported Over the Weekend

MTI-Hungary Today 2021.10.04.

Thirty-one patients died of coronavirus over the weekend, while 1,492 new covid infections were registered, koronavirus.gov.hu said on Monday.

The number of active infections has risen to 7,909, while hospitals are treating 560 Covid patients, 87 of whom need respiratory assistance.

Since the first outbreak, 824,876 infections have been registered, while fatalities have risen to 30,230. Fully 786,737 people have made a recovery.

So far 5,895,282 people have received a first jab, while 5,657,967 have been fully vaccinated. Fully 804,000 Hungarians have received a booster jab.

There are 5,458 people in official quarantine, while 6,980,188 tests have been officially carried out.

On May 21, the Hungarian government announced that most of Hungary’s remaining restrictions would be lifted upon reaching five million vaccinations. Further restrictions, such as the mask mandate, have been lifted as well after 5.5 million vaccinations were reached.

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Detailed data on the more than 235 million confirmed cases worldwide, more than 4,8 million deaths, and more than 212 million recoveries can be found here and here by country.

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