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Coronavirus: 102 Fatalities, 2,855 New Infections Registered in Hungary

Hungary Today 2021.02.24.

Fully 102 Covid patients, generally elderly and suffering from an underlying illness, died over the past 24 hours, while 2,855 new infections were officially registered, bringing the total number of infected to 410,129, koronavirus.gov.hu said on Wednesday.

The death toll has risen to 14,552, while 313,450 people have made a recovery.

The number of active infections stands at 82,127, while there are 4,353 hospitalized Covid patients, 407 on ventilators.

Altogether 27,737 people are in official home quarantine, and the number of tests carried out has risen to 3,552,261.

Hungary began rolling out the coronavirus vaccine in December. So far, 471,004 people have received their first jab, and 208,846 have been fully inoculated.

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

Now More People Vaccinated Against Covid Than Registered as Infected
Now More People Vaccinated Against Covid Than Registered as Infected

More people are now vaccinated against COVID-19 in Hungary than were infected by the virus since its appearance in the country, according to official data. The country reached the encouraging milestone on the 20th of February. A total of 427,309 people received their first jab against the coronavirus in Hungary, koronavirus.gov.hu said on Saturday. Despite the rising […]Continue reading

Detailed data on the more than 112 million confirmed cases worldwide, more than 2,4 million deaths and more than 88 million recoveries can be found here and here by country.

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