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Coronavirus: Number of Fatalities Surpasses 300, 78 New Infections Registered

MTI-Hungary Today 2020.04.29.

A further 9 people, all of whom were elderly and suffering from an underlying illness, have died, bringing the total number of Covid-19 deaths to 300, while the number of registered infections in Hungary has risen by 78 to 2,727, koronavirus.gov.hu said on Wednesday morning.

Fully 536 people who were hospitalised have recovered, while 983 patients are being treated, 50 of whom are on ventilators.

With the rise in the number of patients, hospitals across the country are increasing their bed capacity in preparation for the phase of mass illness.

Currently 10,071 people in official home quarantine. The number of tests carried out stands at 70,300.

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Budapest has the most infections (1,347), followed by Pest County (368) and Fejér county (269). Békés and Vas counties have the fewest infections in Hungary, with 14 each.

For yesterday’s data, click here.

Detailed data on confirmed cases and deaths by country can be found here and here.

Featured photo illustration by Zoltán Balogh/MTI