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Nine patients died over the weekend, while 648 new infections were registered in Hungary, koronavirus.gov.hu said on Monday.

Since the first outbreak, 813,688 infections have been registered, while the number of fatalities has risen to 30,070. Fully 778,236 people have made a recovery.

The number of active infections has risen to 5,382, while hospitals are treating 194 Covid patients, 23 of whom need respiratory assistance.

So far 5,817481 people have received a first jab, while 5,519,838 have been fully vaccinated.

There are 1,799 people in official quarantine, while 6,634,089 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 221 million confirmed cases worldwide, more than 4,5 million deaths, and more than 198 million recoveries can be found here and here by country.

Featured photo illustration by Tamás Kovács/MTI