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Coronavirus: 7 Fatalities, 629 New Infections Registered in Hungary

Hungary Today 2021.10.06.

Seven patients died of a Covid-related illness during the past 24 hours, while 629 new coronavirus infections were registered, koronavirus.gov.hu said on Wednesday.

The number of active infections has risen to 8,316, while hospitals are treating 574 Covid patients, 79 of whom need respiratory assistance.

Since the first outbreak, 825,799 infections have been registered, while fatalities have risen to 30,253. Fully 787,230 people have made a recovery.

So far 5,900.019 people have received a first jab, while 5,665,141 have been fully vaccinated. Fully 833,000 Hungarians have received a booster jab.

There are 6,097 people in official quarantine, while 7,000,417 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 236 million confirmed cases worldwide, more than 4,8 million deaths, and more than 213 million recoveries can be found here and here by country.

Featured photo illustration by Attila Balázs/MTI