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Coronavirus: Daily Fatalities, Number of Patients on Ventilators at All-Time High

Hungary Today 2021.03.19.

Fully 213 generally elderly patients with co-morbidities died over the past 24 hours, while 10,759 new infections were registered, koronavirus.gov.hu said on Friday.

Ever since the first outbreak, 549,839 infections have been registered, while fatalities have risen to 17,841. Fully 364,808 people have made a recovery.

The number of active infections has risen to 167,190, while hospitals are caring for 10,264 Covid patients, 1,174 of whom need respiratory assistance.

Altogether 50,701 people are in official home quarantine, and the number of tests stands at 4,202,286.

Altogether 1,477,554 people have been vaccinated in Hungary, 444,451 of whom have received a second shot, the portal said.

On March 5, the government announced further strict measures.

Hungary's Healthcare Close to Capacity of Effective Ventilator Treatment
Hungary's Healthcare Close to Capacity of Effective Ventilator Treatment

Hungary’s healthcare system is overburdened and understaffed. The nationwide total capacity of effective ventilator care is being reached, and some hospitals are already resorting to prioritizing patients with higher chances of survival, according to reports. The rate of infection does not seem to be waning. There are currently 10,284 people hospitalized due to the coronavirus, […]Continue reading

Detailed data on the more than 122 million confirmed cases worldwide, more than 2,7 million deaths and more than 98 million recoveries can be found here and here by country.

Featured photo illustration by Zoltán Balogh/MTI