A single patient – elderly and with an underlying illness – has died in the past 24 hours and the number of registered infections has risen by 5 to 4,107, koronavirus.gov.hu said Tuesday morning. Fully 573 people have died and 2,600 have made a recovery, while the number of active infections stands at 934. Altogether 4,193 people are in official home quarantine and 258,861 tests have been carried out. A total of 183 coronavirus patients are in hospital, 14 of whom are on ventilators.
Fully 39% of active infections, 60% of fatalities and 48% of recoveries have taken place in Budapest. The threat of an epidemic has not disappeared and a state of medical preparedness is in effect, the website said. It is compulsory to wear a face mask in shops and on public transport.
Budapest has the highest number of infections (1,948), followed by Pest County (608), and the counties of Fejér (376), Komárom-Esztergom (302) and Zala (260). Békés and Tolna counties have the fewest, with 13 each.