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Fully 207 patients, generally elderly with co-morbidities, died over the past 24 hours, while 2,527 new infections were registered, koronavirus.gov.hu said on Wednesday.

The number of active infections has decreased to 266,823, while hospitals are caring for 8,097 Covid patients, 925 of whom are on ventilators.

Since the first outbreak, 757,360 infections have been registered, while fatalities have risen to 25,787. Fully 464,750 people have made a recovery.

There are 42,068 people in official quarantine, while 5,179,517 tests have been officially carried out.

So far 3,363,596 people have received a first jab, while 1,425,124 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.

Vaccine Impact Reflected in Falling Daily Cases, Chief Medical Officer Says
Vaccine Impact Reflected in Falling Daily Cases, Chief Medical Officer Says

The impact of Covid-19 vaccines can already be seen in Hungary’s trend of declining daily new cases, the chief medical officer said on Tuesday. The number of new cases recorded has fallen by 21 percent since last week, Cecília Müller told an online press briefing of the operative board responsible for handling the pandemic. The […]Continue reading

Detailed data on the more than 143 million confirmed cases worldwide, more than 3 million deaths and almost 122 million recoveries can be found here and here by country.

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