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Coronavirus: Two Patients Die, Only 3 New Cases Registered

MTI-Hungary Today 2020.06.09.

Two elderly patients have died in the past 24 hours, both with underlying illnesses, bringing the total number of Covid-19 fatalities to 550, while registered novel coronavirus infections in Hungary have increased to 4,017, koronavirus.gov.hu said on Tuesday morning.

Fully 2,324 hospitalised patients have made a recovery. The number of active infections stands at 1,143. Forty-one percent of the active cases, 60 percent of the fatalities and 48 percent of full recoveries are in Budapest, the site said.

Fully 365 Covid-19 patients are undergoing treatment in hospital, 20 of whom are on ventilators.

Altogether 9,523 are in official home quarantine. The number of tests carried out stands at 214,468.

The government says the aim is to steadily resume normal life based on a strict schedule, and it calls on citizens to follow general precautions.

Budapest (1,906 people) has the highest number of infections, followed by Pest County (585), Fejér County (374) and Komárom-Esztergom (285). Békés County (11) has the lowest number.

Detailed data on the more than 7 million confirmed cases worldwide and more than 400,000 deaths can be found here and here by country.

Featured photo illustration by Zoltán Balogh/MTI