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Coronavirus: 104 Fatalities, 2,853 New Infections Registered in Hungary

MTI-Hungary Today 2021.02.18.

Fully 104 Covid patients, generally elderly and suffering from an underlying illness, died over the past 24 hours, while 2,853 new infections were officially registered, bringing the total number of infected to 394,023, koronavirus.gov.hu said on Thursday.

The death toll has risen to 14,035 , while 301,363 people have made a recovery.

The number of active infections stands at 78,625, while there are 4,021 hospitalised Covid patients, 332 on a ventilator.

Altogether 22,893 people are in official home quarantine, and the number of tests carried out has risen to 3,434,878.

Hungary began rolling out the coronavirus vaccine in December. So far, 365,021 people have received their first jab, and 141,023 have been fully inoculated.

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

Details on Vaccination for Foreign Citizens in Hungary
Details on Vaccination for Foreign Citizens in Hungary

Foreign citizens who want to be vaccinated in Hungary must have a social security number (TAJ) and have their current residence in Hungary. The registration process at vakcinainfo.gov.hu ​​and the vaccination itself follows the same schedule as that of Hungarian citizens. The date of your vaccination will be determined based on your age and medical […]Continue reading

Detailed data on the more than 110 million confirmed cases worldwide, more than 2,4 million deaths and more than 85 million recoveries can be found here and here by country.

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