179 new coronavirus cases registered in Hungary
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The number of active coronavirus cases in Hungary stands at 56,096, with 179 new cases and 6 new deaths registered since yesterday, according to data by government coronavirus information site koronavirus.gov.hu.
The death toll has increased to 29,889.
The total number of confirmed cases stands at 806,385 up from 806,206 yesterday.
The number of recoveries has risen to 720,400.
Currently, 549 COVID-19 patients are hospitalized, 58 of whom are on ventilators.
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 143,852. Pest County is the second most affected, with 111,801 cases, followed by Borsod-Abaúj-Zemplén County (46,475 cases).
So far 5,936,304 tests have been conducted at accredited laboratories. Some 6,749 people are currently in compulsory home quarantine.
According to the website, a total of 5,296,926 people have been vaccinated until today. The number of those who have received a second dose as well has increased to 4,073,520.
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