5,216 new COVID-19 cases registered in Hungary


The number of active coronavirus cases in Hungary stands at 271,516, with 5,216 new cases and 241 new deaths registered since yesterday, according to data by government coronavirus information site

The death toll has increased to 24,726.

The total number of confirmed cases stands at 742,198 up from 736,982 yesterday.

The number of recoveries has risen to 445,920.

Currently, 9,459 COVID-19 patients are hospitalized, 1,117 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 135,575. Pest County is the second most affected, with 103,400 cases, followed by Borsod-Abaúj-Zemplén County (41,518 cases).

So far 5,033,736 tests have been conducted at accredited laboratories. Some 50,446 people are currently in compulsory home quarantine. 

According to the website, a total of 3,145,592 people have been vaccinated until today. The number of those who have received a second dose as well has increased to 1,349,314.

The number of curfew violations registered by authorities throughout the country so far has reached 63,427.


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