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Coronavirus: 85 Fatalities, 823 New Infections Registered in Hungary

MTI-Hungary Today 2021.02.16.

Fully 85 Covid patients, generally elderly and suffering from an underlying illness, died over the past 24 hours, while 823 new infections were officially registered, bringing the total number of infected to 389,622, koronavirus.gov.hu said on Tuesday.

The death toll has risen to 13,837, while 298,773 people have made a recovery.

The number of active infections has declined to 77,012, while there are 3,979 hospitalised Covid patients, 318 on a ventilator.

Altogether 20,224 people are in official home quarantine, and the number of tests carried out has risen to 3,394,684.

Hungary began rolling out the coronavirus vaccine in December. So far, 341,958 people have received their first jab, and 131,593 have been fully inoculated.

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

Coronavirus: First Sputnik V Jabs in Hungary Administered
Coronavirus: First Sputnik V Jabs in Hungary Administered

The first shots of the Russian Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine in Hungary were administered in Budapest on Thursday, koronavirus.gov.hu reported. The first batch of 2,800 doses of the vaccine are being given to elderly citizens who have registered and meet the vaccination criteria in four hospitals of Budapest, the portal said. The Russian vaccine was […]Continue reading

Detailed data on the more than 109 million confirmed cases worldwide, more than 2,4 million deaths and more than 84 million recoveries can be found here and here by country.

Featured photo illustration by Károly Árvai/kormany.hu