698 new coronavirus cases registered in Hungary


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The number of active coronavirus cases in Hungary stands at 176,593, with 698 new cases and 96 new deaths registered since yesterday, according to data by government coronavirus information site koronavirus.gov.hu.

The death toll stands at 9,047.

Some 19% of active cases are located in Budapest.

The total number of confirmed cases stands at 316,060 up from 315,362 yesterday.

The number of recoveries has risen to 130,420.

Currently, 6,072 COVID-19 patients are hospitalized, 467 of whom are on ventilators.

So far 2,610,590 tests have been conducted at accredited laboratories. Some 24,327 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 60,814. Pest County is the second most affected, with 39,784 cases, followed by Győr-Moson-Sopron County (18,481 cases).

The number of curfew violations registered by authorities throughout the country so far has reached 17,418.


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