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Coronavirus: 197 Fatalities, 2,680 New Cases Reported in Hungary

Hungary Today 2021.04.19.

Fully 197 patients, generally elderly with co-morbidities, died over the past 24 hours, while 2,680 new infections were registered, koronavirus.gov.hu said on Monday.

The number of active infections has decreased to 269,595, while hospitals are caring for 8,650 Covid patients, 1,052 of whom need respiratory assistance.

Since the first outbreak, 753,188 infections have been registered, while fatalities have risen to 25,381. Fully 458,212 people have made a recovery.

There are 45,132 people in official quarantine, while 5,144,130 tests have been officially carried out.

So far 3,266,425 people have received a first jab, while 1,391,381 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
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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 120 million recoveries can be found here and here by country.

Featured photo illustration by Attila Balázs/MTI