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Coronavirus: 71 Fatalities, 1,190 New Infections Registered in Hungary

Hungary Today 2021.05.14.

Fully 71 coronavirus patients died over the past 24 hours, while 1,190 new infections were registered in Hungary, koronavirus.gov.hu said on Friday.

The number of active infections has decreased to 158,458. The number of people in need of hospital care has also decreased: hospitals are now caring for 2,612 Covid patients, 338 of whom are on ventilators.

Since the first outbreak, 796,390 infections have been registered, while fatalities have risen to 29,041. Fully 608,891 people have made a recovery.

There are 18,448 people in official quarantine, while 5,607,336 tests have been officially carried out.

So far 4,483,598 people have received a first jab, while 2,626,857 have been fully vaccinated.

On March 5th, the government announced further strict measures, but the reopening has started, since the number of people inoculated with the first jab has reached 2.5 million.

On April 30th, Hungary reached another milestone as the number of vaccinated people surpassed 4 million.  Therefore, new rules further easing restrictions have come into force.

Four Million People Vaccinated: Here Are the New Rules
Four Million People Vaccinated: Here Are the New Rules

Starting Saturday, catering businesses will open their indoor sections, hotels, theaters, cinemas, libraries, gyms, swimming pools, sports events, and other venues will all be available to those who have vaccination certificates.Continue reading

Detailed data on the more than 161 million confirmed cases worldwide, more than 3,3 million deaths and more than 139 million recoveries can be found here and here by country.

Featured photo illustration by Károly Árvai/kormany.hu/MTI