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Hungary Again Hits Record High in Daily Covid Cases

Hungary Today 2020.09.02.

The number of registered coronavirus infections in Hungary has risen by 365 to 6,622 over the past 24 hours, koronavirus.gov.hu said on Wednesday morning.

Until now, the highest number of new infections in 24 hours was 292, registered on August 30th.

Three patients died. The number of fatalities has increased to 619, and 3,903 people have made a recovery.

There are 2,100 active infections and 98 coronavirus patients are being treated in hospital for Covid-19, 7 on ventilators. Fully 11,485 people are in official quarantine and 437,531 tests have been carried out.

Coronavirus: Pandemic Mathematical Group Leader Warns of Rocketing COVID Cases in Hungary
Coronavirus: Pandemic Mathematical Group Leader Warns of Rocketing COVID Cases in Hungary

Gergely Röst, professor at the University of Sciences Szeged and Director of the Pandemic Mathematical group, which gives experts’ reports to the executive, is warning us about the dangerous rate of COVID-19 infections. According to him, the virus’s reproductive value is over 1 and has skyrocketed in the past days, to around 2-2.5, which is […]Continue reading

The government has decided to close borders to foreigners, with certain exceptions, re-introducing border protection measures in force during the first wave of the epidemic. Under the decision Hungarians returning from abroad will have to self-quarantine for 14 days, or until they produce two negative tests taken two days apart.

Detailed data on the almost 26 million confirmed cases worldwide and more than 860,000 deaths can be found here and here by country.

Featured photo illustration by Zoltán Balogh/MTI