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Coronavirus – Seven Patients Die, 3,867 Infected in Hungary

MTI-Hungary Today 2020.05.30.

Seven patients have died in the past 24 hours, all of them elderly and suffering from underlying illnesses, bringing the total number of fatalities to 524, while novel coronavirus infections in Hungary have increased by 26 to 3,867, koronavirus.gov.hu said on Saturday morning.

Fully 2,142 hospitalised patients have made a recovery.

The number of active infections has fallen to 1,201. 41% of the active cases, 59% of the fatalities and 49% of full recoveries are in Budapest, the site said.

Fully 414 Covid-19 patients are undergoing treatment in hospital, 22 of whom are on ventilators.

Altogether 11,408 are in official home quarantine. The number of tests carried out stands at 183,562.

The government says the aim is to steadily resume normal life based on a strict schedule, and it calls on citizens to follow general precautions.

Budapest (1,838 people) has the highest number of infections, followed by Pest County (550), Fejér County (370) and Komárom-Esztergom (259). Békés County (11) has the lowest number.

Ventilator Developed by Budapest’s Technical University Put Into Production

Detailed data on the more than 5,5 million confirmed cases worldwide and more than 350,000 deaths can be found here and here by country.

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