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Coronavirus: 107 Fatalities, 2,995 New Infections Registered in Hungary

MTI-Hungary Today 2021.02.20.

Fully 107 Covid patients, generally elderly and suffering from an underlying illness, died over the past 24 hours, while 2,995 new infections were officially registered, bringing the total number of infected to 400,111, koronavirus.gov.hu said on Saturday.

The death toll has risen to 14,252, while 304,680 people have made a recovery.

The number of active infections stands at 81,179, while there are 4,147 hospitalized Covid patients, 351 on ventilators.

Altogether 26,068 people are in official home quarantine, and the number of tests carried out has risen to 3,480,444.

Hungary began rolling out the coronavirus vaccine in December. So far, 427,309 people have received their first jab, and 172,739 have been fully inoculated.

The government has extended coronavirus-related restrictions until March 1.

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Detailed data on the more than 111 million confirmed cases worldwide, more than 2,4 million deaths and more than 86 million recoveries can be found here and here by country.

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