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Coronavirus: 253 Fatalities, More Than 1,500 Patients on Ventilators

Hungary Today 2021.03.27.

Fully 253 generally elderly patients with co-morbidities died over the past 24 hours, while 10,167 new infections were registered, koronavirus.gov.hu said on Saturday.

Since the first outbreak, 624,779 infections have been registered, while fatalities have risen to 19,752. Fully 393,999 people have made a recovery.

The number of active infections has risen to 211,028 while hospitals are caring for 11,779 Covid patients, 1,512 of whom need respiratory assistance.

Altogether 61,430 people are in official home quarantine, and the number of tests stands at 4,486,163.

Altogether 1,870,631 people have been vaccinated in Hungary, 667,303 of whom have received a second shot, the portal said.

On March 5, the government announced further strict measures.

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Detailed data on the more than 126 million confirmed cases worldwide, more than 2,7 million deaths and more than 102 million recoveries can be found here and here by country.

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