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Coronavirus: 12 New Deaths, Only 48 New Registered Cases

MTI-Hungary Today 2020.04.30.

A further 12 people, all of whom were elderly and suffering from an underlying illness, have died, bringing the total number of Covid-19 deaths to 312, while the number of registered infections in Hungary has risen by 48 to 2,775, koronavirus.gov.hu said on Thursday morning.

Fully 581 people who were hospitalised have recovered, while 998 patients are being treated, 54 of whom are on ventilators.

With the rise in the number of patients, hospitals across the country are increasing their bed capacity in preparation for the phase of mass illness.

Currently 10,199 people in official home quarantine. The number of tests carried out stands at 72,951.

Budapest has the most infections (1,368), followed by Pest County (375) and Fejér county (271). Vas County has the fewest infections in Hungary, with 14.

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For yesterday’s data, click here.

Detailed data on confirmed cases and deaths by country can be found here and here.

Featured photo illustration by Zoltán Balogh/MTI