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Number of active coronavirus cases falls to 579

The number of active coronavirus cases in Hungary stands at 579, down from 603 yesterday, according to data by government coronavirus information site koronavirus.gov.hu.

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About 38% of these cases are located in Budapest.

The total number of confirmed cases has grown by 13 to 4,247. All new patients are Hungarian nationals.

The number of recoveries has increased to 3,073, up 37 compared to yesterday.  

The death toll stands at 595.

Some 127 patients are currently hospitalized, with five of them requiring ventilation as well.

So far, 295,561 tests have been conducted at accredited laboratories. Some 2,453 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 1,993. Pest County is the second most affected, with 641 cases, followed by Fejér County (379 cases).