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Black Day: Record High Number of Covid Deaths and New Cases Registered

MTI-Hungary Today 2020.11.03.

Eighty-four Covid-19 patients died in the past 24 hours, and registered coronavirus infections rose by 3,989 to 86,769, koronavirus.gov.hu said on Tuesday.

The death toll rose to 1,973, while 20,856 people have made a recovery.

There are 63,940 active infections, while 4,767 patients are hospitalised, 348 on ventilators.

Fully 30,984 people are in official home quarantine, while the number of tests carried out stands at 1,111,991.

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Border controls and restrictions on entry are still in place, and citizens have been asked to avoid participating in large events.

Wearing face masks is obligatory in shops, on public transport and in cinemas, theatres, shopping malls, health-care and social-care facilities. Starting on Monday, mask-wearing will also be mandatory at entertainment venues, restaurants and in catering facilities at sporting events. Restaurants and entertainment venues must close after 11pm. Also, a ban is in place on visits to hospitals and nursing homes.

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Detailed data on the more than 47 million confirmed cases worldwide and more than 1,2 million deaths can be found here and here by country.

Featured photo illustration by Károly Árvai/kormany.hu


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