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Coronavirus: 258 Fatalities, Active Infections at All-Time High in Hungary

Hungary Today 2021.04.01.

Fully 258 patients died over the past 24 hours, while 9,288 new infections were registered, koronavirus.gov.hu said on Thursday.

The number of active infections has risen to 230,161,  while hospitals are caring for 12,062 Covid patients, 1,512 of whom need respiratory assistance.

Since the first outbreak, 661,721 infections have been registered, while fatalities have risen to 20,995. Fully 410,565 people have made a recovery.

Altogether 55,915 people are in official home quarantine, and the number of tests stands at 4,649,596.

Altogether 2,065,948 people have been vaccinated in Hungary, 787,207 of whom have received a second shot, the portal said.

On March 5, the government announced further strict measures.

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Detailed data on the more than 129 million confirmed cases worldwide, more than 2,8 million deaths and more than 104 million recoveries can be found here and here by country.

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