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Coronavirus: Two Patients Die, Only One New Infection Registered in Hungary

MTI-Hungary Today 2020.06.16.

Two patients have died in the past 24 hours, both elderly with underlying illnesses, bringing the total number of Covid-19 fatalities to 565, while registered novel coronavirus infections in Hungary have increased by 1 to 4,077, koronavirus.gov.hu said on Tuesday morning.

Fully 2,516 hospitalised patients have made a recovery. The number of active infections stands at 996. Forty percent of the active cases, 60 percent of the fatalities and 48 percent of full recoveries are in Budapest, the site said.

Fully 255 Covid-19 patients are undergoing treatment in hospital, 17 of whom are on ventilators.

Altogether 7,545 are in official home quarantine. The number of tests carried out stands at 236,828.

Budapest (1,927 people) has the highest number of infections, followed by Pest County (593) and Fejér County (376). Békés County (13) has the lowest number.

Detailed data on the more than 8 million confirmed cases worldwide and more than 400,000 deaths can be found here and here by country.

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