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Coronavirus: Three Patients Die, Registered Cases Rise by 42

MTI-Hungary Today 2020.05.20.

Altogether three patients have died in the past 24 hours, all of whom were elderly and had underlying illnesses, bringing the total number of fatalities to 470, while the number of registered novel coronavirus infections in Hungary increased by 42 to 3,598, koronavirus.gov.hu said on Wednesday morning.

Fully 1,454 hospitalised patients have made a recovery, while the number of active infections has decreased by 3 to 1,674.

10,931 are officially in home quarantine. The number of tests carried out stands at 142,729.

The website said Hungary is in the second phase and the virus was still spreading. The aim now, however, was to gradually resume normal living in line with a strict schedule, it added.

Budapest has the most registered infections (1,710 people), followed by Pest County (496) and Fejér County (361). Békés County (11) has the fewest infections in Hungary.

Detailed data on the more than 4 million confirmed cases worldwide and more than 250,000 deaths can be found here and here by country.

Featured photo illustration by Károly Árvai/kormany.hu