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Coronavirus: 99 Fatalities, Number of New Infections Below 500

Hungary Today 2021.05.11.

Fully 99 coronavirus patients died over the past 24 hours, while 493 new infections were registered in Hungary, koronavirus.gov.hu said on Tuesday.

The number of active infections has decreased to 180,285. The number of people in need of hospital care has also decreased: hospitals are now caring for 3,282 Covid patients, 379 of whom are on ventilators.

Since the first outbreak, 792,879 infections have been registered, while fatalities have risen to 28,792. Fully 583,802 people have made a recovery.

There are 20,197 people in official quarantine, while 5,545,305 tests have been officially carried out.

So far 4,346,089 people have received a first jab, while 2,530,147 have been fully vaccinated.

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

On April 30th, Hungary reached another milestone as the number of vaccinated people surpassed 4 million.  Therefore, new rules further easing restrictions have come into force.

Four Million People Vaccinated: Here Are the New Rules
Four Million People Vaccinated: Here Are the New Rules

As the number of people who have received at least the first dose of the vaccine against the Covid-19 virus passed 4 million on Friday, new eased restrictions have entered force. Starting Saturday, catering businesses will open their indoor sections, hotels, theaters, cinemas, libraries, gyms, fitness centers, swimming pools, sports events, and several other venues […]Continue reading

Detailed data on the more than 159 million confirmed cases worldwide, more than 3,3 million deaths and more than 137 million recoveries can be found here and here by country.

Featured photo illustration by Tamás Vasvári/MTI