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Fully 199 patients, generally elderly with co-morbidities, died over the past 24 hours, while 1,645 new infections were registered, koronavirus.gov.hu said on Tuesday.

The number of active infections has decreased to 268,072, while hospitals are caring for 8,602 Covid patients, 980 of whom need respiratory assistance.

Since the first outbreak, 754,833 infections have been registered, while fatalities have risen to 25,580. Fully 461,181 people have made a recovery.

There are 43,841 people in official quarantine, while 5,157,082 tests have been officially carried out.

So far 3,317,052 people have received a first jab, while 1,400,703 have been fully vaccinated.

On March 5, the government announced further strict measures, but the reopening has started, since the number of people vaccinated with the first jab has reached 2.5 million.

Coronavirus Reproduction Rate Now Below 1, says Chief Medical Officer
Coronavirus Reproduction Rate Now Below 1, says Chief Medical Officer

The reproduction rate of the coronavirus has fallen below one in Hungary, which means that on average an infected person communicates the virus to not more than another person, the chief medical officer said on Friday. Speaking at an online press conference by the central coronavirus board, Cecília Müller said that the indicators of the […]Continue reading

Detailed data on the more than 142 million confirmed cases worldwide, more than 3 million deaths and almost 121 million recoveries can be found here and here by country.

Featured photo illustration by Attila Balázs/MTI