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Number of confirmed coronavirus cases hits 3,841

The number of confirmed coronavirus (COVID-19) cases in Hungary has increased to 3,841, up 25 compared to yesterday, according to data by government coronavirus information site

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All new patients are Hungarian nationals.

The number of fatalities has increased to 517, after the passing of eight more chronically ill patients.

The number of recoveries stands at 2,024, up 28 compared to yesterday.

There are 1,300 active cases of coronavirus in Hungary at the moment, according to the website. About 42% of these cases are located in Budapest.

Some 384 patients require hospitalization, with 24 people requiring ventilation as well.

So far, 180,152 tests have been conducted at accredited laboratories. Some 10,763 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 1,829. Pest County continues to be the second most affected, with 547 cases, followed by Fejér County (370 cases).