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Coronavirus: Three Patients Die, Active Cases Decrease by 15

MTI-Hungary Today 2020.05.21.

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 473, while the number of registered novel coronavirus infections in Hungary increased by 43 to 3,641, koronavirus.gov.hu said on Thursday morning.

Fully 1,509 hospitalised patients have made a recovery, while the number of active infections has decreased by 15 to 1659.

11,103 are officially in home quarantine. The number of tests carried out stands at 147,511.

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 (1,726 people), followed by Pest County (500) and Fejér County (363). 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