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Coronavirus: 10th Patient Dies, Number of Confirmed Cases Surpasses 200

MTI-Hungary Today 2020.03.25.

A British citizen confirmed to have been infected with novel coronavirus in Hungary has died, the government website koronavirus.gov.hu said on Wednesday morning. This brings the number of victims to ten.

The number of people confirmed to be infected with novel coronavirus has grown to 226, the website said.

It is a significant rise yet again, as yesterday the number of confirmed cases was 187.

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Of the 226 confirmed cases, 212 are Hungarian, 10 are Iranian, 2 are British, one is Kazakh, and another  one is Vietnamese, koronavirus.gov.info said.

85 are in quarantine, and the authorities have taken 6,817 samples.

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So far, 21 people have recovered.

The epidemic in Hungary is at the stage of transmissions in communities, the website said. Infected people can be found all over the country and anyone could be already infected, it added.

Featured photo illustration by Zoltán Mihádák/MTI