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Highest Ever Number of New Infections Registered in Hungary

Hungary Today 2020.08.30.

The number of registered coronavirus infections in Hungary has risen by 292 to 5,961 over the past 24 hours, koronavirus.gov.hu said on Sunday morning.

Until now, the highest number of new infections in 24 hours was 210, registered on April 10th.

The number of fatalities remained unchanged at 614, and 3,759 people have made a recovery.

There are 1,588 active infections and 90 coronavirus patients are being treated in hospital for Covid-19, 7 on ventilators. Fully 8,633 people are in official quarantine and 424,270 tests have been carried out.

Borders Closing: Hungary to Revive Restrictive Measures on Sept 1
Borders Closing: Hungary to Revive Restrictive Measures on Sept 1

The Hungarian government has decided to close borders to foreigners starting on September 1, re-introducing the border protection measures in force during the first wave of the coronavirus epidemic, Gergely Gulyás, the head of the Prime Minister’s Office, told a press conference on Friday. Starting on September 1, foreign citizens will be barred from entering […]Continue reading

The site warned Hungarians to observe social distancing guidelines and hygiene regulations.

The government has decided to close borders to foreigners starting on September 1, 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, said the site.

Detailed data on the almost 25 million confirmed cases worldwide and more than 840,000 deaths can be found here and here by country.

Featured photo illustrtion by Károly Árvai/kormany.hu