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Coronavirus: 16 Fatalities, 774 New Cases Registered in Hungary

Hungary Today 2021.10.08.

Sixteen patients died of a Covid-related illness during the past 24 hours, while 774 new coronavirus infections were registered, koronavirus.gov.hu said on Friday.

The number of active infections has risen to 9,121, while hospitals are treating 650 Covid patients, 100 of whom need respiratory assistance.

Since the first outbreak, 827,410 infections have been registered, while fatalities have risen to 30,275. Fully 788,014 people have made a recovery.

So far 5,905,837 people have received a first jab, while 5,674,182 have been fully vaccinated. Fully 877,000 Hungarians have received a booster jab.

There are 8,006 people in official quarantine, while 7,032,329 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.

Tens of Thousands of Infections Per Day Predicted for November in Hungary by US Institute
Tens of Thousands of Infections Per Day Predicted for November in Hungary by US Institute

The effectiveness of such statistical forecasts is quite limited, but the epidemic curves so far have been predicted relatively accurately by the organization.Continue reading

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