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THIRTEEN NEW CORONAVIRUS CASES, NO DEATHS IN HUNGARY

 

Thirteen coronavirus infections have been registered in Hungary over the past 24 hours, bringing the total number to 4,247, koronavirus.gov.hu said. The number of deaths was unchanged at 595, while 3,073 people have made a recovery. The number of active infections stands at 579. Fully 127 coronavirus patients are in hospital, five on ventilators. Budapest is the location of 38% of active infections, 60% of fatalities and 46% of recoveries. Currently 2,453 people are under official house quarantine and 295,561 tests have been carried out. The threat of an epidemic is still present, so epidemiological preparedness and basic protection measures are still needed, the website said. Wearing a face mask is still compulsory in shops and on public transport. As the number of infections is on the rise in neighbouring countries, the government has decided to tighten border regulations, the portal said. Budapest has the most infections (1,993), followed by and Pest County (6341) and the counties of Fejér (379), Komárom-Esztergom (308) and Zala (262). Tolna County has the fewest (13).