2,837 new coronavirus cases registered in Hungary


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The number of active coronavirus cases in Hungary stands at 272,974, with 2,837 new cases and 272 new deaths registered since yesterday, according to data by government coronavirus information site koronavirus.gov.hu.

The death toll has increased to 23,980.

The total number of confirmed cases stands at 728,078 up from 725,241 yesterday.

The number of recoveries has risen to 431,124.

Currently, 10,818 COVID-19 patients are hospitalized, 1,209 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 133,715. Pest County is the second most affected, with 101,625 cases, followed by Győr-Moson-Sopron County (40,692 cases).

So far 4,976,613 tests have been conducted at accredited laboratories. Some 43,532 people are currently in compulsory home quarantine. 

According to the website, a total of 2,969,647 people have been vaccinated until today. The number of those who have received a second dose as well has increased to 1,250,582.

The number of curfew violations registered by authorities throughout the country so far has reached 62,842.


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