6,566 new coronavirus cases registered in Hungary


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The number of active coronavirus cases in Hungary stands at 247,292, with 6,566 new cases and 211 new deaths registered since yesterday, according to data by government coronavirus information site koronavirus.gov.hu.

The death toll has increased to 21,715.

The total number of confirmed cases stands at 685,979 up from 679,413 yesterday.

The number of recoveries has risen to 416,972.

Currently, 11,571 COVID-19 patients are hospitalized, 1,440 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 127,894. Pest County is the second most affected, with 96,171 cases, followed by Győr-Moson-Sopron County (38,843 cases).

So far 4,753,281 tests have been conducted at accredited laboratories. Some 52,528 people are currently in compulsory home quarantine. 

The number of curfew violations registered by authorities throughout the country so far has reached 59,576.

According to the website, a total of 2,312,501 people have been vaccinated until today, with 905,117 of them receiving a second dose as well.



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