Hungary confirmed COVID-19 cases hit 678

In Budapest

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The number of people diagnosed with COVID-19 in Hungary has grown to 678, according to data by government coronavirus information site koronavirus.gov.hu.

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All new patients are Hungarian nationals.

According to the website, the number of fatalities has increased to 32, up six since yesterday. All victims suffered from underlying medical conditions, and five of them were above 77 years of age. 

The number of recoveries stands at 58. At the moment, some 11,399 people are in compulsory home quarantine. So far, 19,424 tests have been conducted.

Budapest remains the most highly infected area with 291 cases, followed by Pest county (134). The third most infected region in Hungary is Győr-Moson-Sopron county, with 33 cases.

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