Number of confirmed coronavirus cases reaches 492

In Budapest

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The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Hungary has grown to 492, according to government coronavirus information website koronavirus.gov.hu.

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All new patients are Hungarian nationals.

The number of fatalities stands at 16, up one compared to yesterday. The latest victim of the virus in Hungary was a 59-year-old man suffering from chronic illnesses. 

The number of recoveries has increased to 37, up from 34. According to the website, 61 people are currently in quarantine.

Some 14,146 tests have been conducted so far. 

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