Two elderly coronavirus patients have died, koronavirus.gov.hu said on Friday morning. A Hungarian man aged 79 and one aged 68 have died. Their deaths have increased the death toll in Hungary in connection with the virus to three.
Meanwhile, the number of confirmed coronavirus cases in the country has risen to 85, the website said. Ten of the patients are Iranian, one is British, another Kazakh, and 73 are Hungarian. The epidemic in Hungary has entered its second phase, as the virus is being transmitted in communities rather than just from one individual to another, it added. The authorities are calling on the elderly and young people in particular to stay at home.