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Number of active coronavirus cases drops to 736

The number of active coronavirus cases in Hungary stands at 736, down from 742 yesterday, according to data by government coronavirus information site koronavirus.gov.hu.

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About 39% of these cases are located in Budapest.

The total number of confirmed cases has grown by five to 4,210. All new patients are Hungarian nationals.

The number of recoveries has increased to 2,885, up 11 compared to yesterday.  

The death toll remains at 589.

Some 132 patients are currently hospitalized, with six of them requiring ventilation as well.

So far, 288,693 tests have been conducted at accredited laboratories. Some 1,909 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 1,988. Pest County is the second most affected, with 635 cases, followed by Fejér County (379 cases).