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Coronavirus: 143 Fatalities, Almost 10,000 Hospitalized with Covid

Hungary Today 2021.03.16.

Fully 143 patients, generally elderly with an underlying condition, died over the past 24 hours, and 4,926 new coronavirus infections were officially registered, koronavirus.gov.hu said on Tuesday. 

The number of infections has risen to 529,122, while the death toll has increased to 17,226.

The number of recoveries stands at 356,679.

There are 155,217 active infections, while hospitals are caring for 9,844 Covid patients, 1,067 of whom are on ventilators.

Fully 43,553 people are in official home quarantine, while the number of tests carried out has increased to 4,122,541.

1,347,073 people have received their first jab, and 399,505 have been fully inoculated.

On March 5, the government announced further strict measures.

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Detailed data on the more than 120 million confirmed cases worldwide, more than 2,6 million deaths and more than 97 million recoveries can be found here and here by country.

Featured photo illustration by Károly Árvai/kormany.hu


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