156 new coronavirus cases registered in Hungary


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The number of active coronavirus cases in Hungary stands at 74,569, with 156 new cases and five new deaths registered since yesterday, according to data by government coronavirus information site koronavirus.gov.hu.

The death toll has increased to 29,733.

The total number of confirmed cases stands at 804,538 up from 804,382 yesterday.

The number of recoveries has risen to 700,236.

Currently, 981 COVID-19 patients are hospitalized, 110 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 143,577. Pest County is the second most affected, with 111,478 cases, followed by Borsod-Abaúj-Zemplén County (46,274 cases).

So far 5,824,848 tests have been conducted at accredited laboratories. Some 9,221 people are currently in compulsory home quarantine. 

According to the website, a total of 5,146,949 people have been vaccinated until today. The number of those who have received a second dose as well has increased to 3,611,690.


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