A further 8 people, all of whom had underlying illnesses, have died in Hungary, bringing the coronavirus death toll to 413, while the number of registered infections has increased by 50 to 3,263, koronavirus.gov.hu said on Sunday.
Fully 933 patients have recovered. Currently 812 coronavirus patients are hospitalised, 50 of whom are on ventilators. Fully 10,356 people are under official home quarantine. The number of tests carried out stands at 108,257. The website noted that the aim now is to resume normal life gradually and according to a strict schedule, so full restrictions still apply in the most heavily infected areas, Budapest and Pest County. Elsewhere, physical distancing and a variety of other rules still apply. Budapest tops the list of registered infections with 1,579, followed by Pest County with 434. Vas County has the fewest (14) infections in Hungary.
Meanwhile, Róbert Kiss, a spokesman of the operative board that coordinates Hungary’s response to the epidemic, said that so far 336 people in home quarantine have agreed to have their compliance with quarantine rules be monitored electronically. Asked if the operative board would hand over to the Budapest city council epidemiological data that Mayor Gergely Karácsony had requested earlier this week, he said the board had yet to receive the request.