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Coronavirus: 100-year-old Patient Dies, Number of Infected People Rises by Five

MTI-Hungary Today 2020.06.23.

A single patient — elderly and with an underlying illness — has died in the past 24 hours and the number of registered infections has risen by 5 to 4,107, koronavirus.gov.hu said Tuesday morning.

Fully 573 people have died and 2,600 have made a recovery, while the number of active infections stands at 934. Altogether 4,193 people are in official home quarantine and 258,861 tests have been carried out. A total of 183 coronavirus patients are in hospital, 14 of whom are on ventilators.

Fully 39 percent of active infections, 60 percent of fatalities and 48 percent of recoveries have taken place in Budapest.

Budapest has the highest number of infections registered during the pandemic (1,948), followed by Pest County (608), and the counties of Fejér (376), Komárom-Esztergom (302) and Zala (260). Békés and Tolna counties have the fewest, with 13 each.

The threat of an epidemic has not disappeared and a state of medical preparedness is in effect, the website said. It is compulsory to wear a face mask in shops and on public transport.

Detailed data on the more than 9 million confirmed cases worldwide and more than 450,000 deaths can be found here and here by country.

Featured photo illustration by Károly Árvai/kormany.hu