Number of confirmed COVID-19 cases climbs to 85

In Budapest

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The number of confirmed coronavirus cases increased to 85 in Hungary, according to Friday morning data by koronavirus.gov.hu.

Photo by Savanevich Viktar/Shutterstock.com

Out of the 12 new COVID-19 patients, there are 11 Hungarians and one Iranian citizen.

The number of recoveries climbed to seven, while that of fatalities remained one. Some 116 people are currently quarantined, and 3,007 coronavirus tests have been carried out so far.

Yesterday, Chief Medical Officer Cecília Müller said that six coronavirus patients in Hungary are currently in a serious condition, receiving ICU treatment.

Update

Two coronavirus patients have passed away, according to a report by koronavirus.gov.hu. The two men were Hungarian citizens aged 79 and 68. The total number of fatalities in Hungary is now three.

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