Twelve Covid-19 patients have died in the past 24 hours, while the number of registered coronavirus infections in Hungary has risen by 950 to 23,077, koronavirus.gov.hu said on Saturday morning.
The number of fatalities stands at 730, and 5,099 people have made a recovery.
There are 17,248 active infections and 589 Covid-19 patients are being treated in hospital, 36 on ventilators.
Altogether 25,017 people are in official home quarantine and 680,335 tests have been carried out.
The website warned Hungarians to observe social distancing guidelines and hygiene regulations.
A cabinet meeting on Sept. 16 decided to extend entry restrictions for travellers from abroad.
In addition to shops and public transport, wearing a mask is now mandatory in cinemas, theatres, health and social institutions and public offices, and clubs have to close by 11pm to curb the spread of the virus.
Detailed data on the more than 32 million confirmed cases worldwide and more than 990,000 deaths can be found here and here by country.
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