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Coronavirus: Registered Infections Up by 178, One Patient Dies

MTI-Hungary Today 2020.08.31.

An elderly Covid-19 patient has died, while the number of registered coronavirus infections in Hungary has risen by 178 to 6,139 over the past 24 hours, koronavirus.gov.hu said on Monday morning.

The number of fatalities has increased to 615, and 3,761 people have made a recovery.

There are 1,763 active infections and 103 coronavirus patients are being treated in hospital for Covid-19, seven on ventilators. Fully 8,982 people are in official home quarantine and 428,150 tests have been carried out.

Highest Ever Number of New Infections Registered in Hungary
Highest Ever Number of New Infections Registered in Hungary

The number of registered coronavirus infections in Hungary has risen by 292 to 5,961 over the past 24 hours, koronavirus.gov.hu said on Sunday morning. Until now, the highest number of new infections in 24 hours was 210, registered on April 10th. The number of fatalities remained unchanged at 614, and 3,759 people have made a […]Continue reading

The site warned Hungarians to observe social distancing guidelines and hygiene regulations.

The government has decided to close borders to foreigners starting on September 1, re-introducing border protection measures in force during the first wave of the epidemic. Under the decision Hungarians returning from abroad will have to self-quarantine for 14 days, or until they produce two negative tests taken two days apart.

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