2,982 new COVID-19 cases registered in Hungary



The number of active coronavirus cases in Hungary stands at 197,057, with 2,982 new cases and 157 new deaths registered since yesterday, according to data by government coronavirus information site koronavirus.gov.hu.

The death toll stands at 7,522.

Some 18% of active cases are located in Budapest.

The total number of confirmed cases stands at 291,549 up from 288,567 yesterday.

The number of recoveries has risen to 86,954.

Currently, 7,522 COVID-19 patients are hospitalized, 573 of whom are on ventilators.

So far, 2,424,533 tests have been conducted at accredited laboratories. Some 44,248 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 57,352. Pest County is the second most affected, with 37,044 cases, followed by Győr-Moson-Sopron County (17,502 cases).

The number of curfew violations registered by authorities throughout the country so far has reached 13,741.


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