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Number of active coronavirus cases climbs to 542

The number of active coronavirus cases in Hungary stands at 542, up from 530 yesterday, according to data by government coronavirus information site

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About 34% of these cases are located in Budapest.

The total number of confirmed cases has grown to 4,484 from 4,465 yesterday. All new patients are Hungarian nationals.

The number of recoveries has increased to 3,346, up from 3,339 yesterday

The death toll stands at 596 (no change).

Some 76 patients are currently hospitalized, with six of them requiring ventilation as well.

So far, 336,461 tests have been conducted at accredited laboratories. Some 7,819 people are currently in compulsory home quarantine.

Looking at all diagnosed cases until now, Budapest remains the most affected area of the entire country, with the number of cases (both active and inactive) reaching 2,044. Pest County is the second most affected, with 682 cases, followed by Fejér County (380 cases).