718 new COVID-19 cases registered in Hungary


Image by

The number of active coronavirus cases in Hungary stands at 143,884, with 718 new cases and 61 new deaths registered since yesterday, according to data by government coronavirus information site

The death toll has increased to 29,175.

The total number of confirmed cases stands at 798,147 up from 797,429 yesterday.

The number of recoveries has risen to 625,088.

Currently, 2,270 COVID-19 patients are hospitalized, 261 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 142,774. Pest County is the second most affected, with 110,656 cases, followed by Borsod-Abaúj-Zemplén County (45,668 cases).

So far 5,638,662 tests have been conducted at accredited laboratories. Some 17,043 people are currently in compulsory home quarantine. 

According to the website, a total of 4,600,012 people have been vaccinated until today. The number of those who have received a second dose as well has increased to 2,701,789.

The number of curfew violations registered by authorities throughout the country so far has reached 68,638.

Paks II Work 'Rumbling Ahead,' Says Szijjártó Power

Paks II Work 'Rumbling Ahead,' Says Szijjártó

Hungary to Host Next EPC Summit Int’l Relations

Hungary to Host Next EPC Summit

New Tenants at Academia Offices Office Market

New Tenants at Academia Offices

Visitor Numbers, Guest Nights Climb in H1 Tourism

Visitor Numbers, Guest Nights Climb in H1


Producing journalism that is worthy of the name is a costly business. For 27 years, the publishers, editors and reporters of the Budapest Business Journal have striven to bring you business news that works, information that you can trust, that is factual, accurate and presented without fear or favor.
Newspaper organizations across the globe have struggled to find a business model that allows them to continue to excel, without compromising their ability to perform. Most recently, some have experimented with the idea of involving their most important stakeholders, their readers.
We would like to offer that same opportunity to our readers. We would like to invite you to help us deliver the quality business journalism you require. Hit our Support the BBJ button and you can choose the how much and how often you send us your contributions.