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Coronavirus: 5 Fatalities, 633 New Infections Reported in Hungary

MTI-Hungary Today 2021.09.30.

Five patients died of a Covid-related illness in the past 24 hours, while 633 new coronavirus infections were registered, koronavirus.gov.hu said on Thursday.

The number of active infections stands at 7,425, while hospitals are treating 539 Covid patients, 87 of whom need respiratory assistance.

Since the first outbreak, 822,705 infections have been registered, while fatalities have risen to 30,190. Fully 785,090 people have made a recovery.

So far 5,887,540 people have received a first jab, while 5,645,518 have been fully vaccinated. Fully 760,000 Hungarians have received a booster jab.

There are 5,395 people in official quarantine, while 6,932,779 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 234 million confirmed cases worldwide, more than 4,7 million deaths, and more than 210 million recoveries can be found here and here by country.

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