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Fully 302 patients died over the past 24 hours, while 6,700 new infections were registered, koronavirus.gov.hu said on Wednesday.

The number of active infections has risen to 224,761,  while hospitals are caring for 12,346 Covid patients, 1,492 of whom need respiratory assistance.

Since the first outbreak, 652,433 infections have been registered, while fatalities have risen to 20,737. Fully 406,935 people have made a recovery.

Altogether 55,287 people are in official home quarantine, and the number of tests stands at 4,609,152.

Altogether 2,011,029 people have been vaccinated in Hungary, 753,187 of whom have received a second shot, the portal said.

On March 5, the government announced further strict measures.

When Will the Coronavirus Peak in Hungary?
When Will the Coronavirus Peak in Hungary?

Hungary’s coronavirus related daily death rate is on a frighteningly consistent upward curve. Hungary’s total deaths have surpassed 20 thousand people, and the question of when the rapidly increasing curve of the pandemic will peak is on everyone’s lips. Hungary’s health professionals and government officials offer various responses. There is no clear answer as to […]Continue reading

Detailed data on the more than 128 million confirmed cases worldwide, more than 2,8 million deaths and more than 103 million recoveries can be found here and here by country.

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