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TWO DIE, REGISTERED CORONAVIRUS INFECTIONS UP 411 IN HUNGARY

 

Two Covid-19 patients, both elderly and with underlying illnesses, have died, while the number of registered coronavirus infections in Hungary has risen by 411 to 9,715 over the past 24 hours, koronavirus.gov.hu said on Wednesday morning. The number of fatalities stands at 628, and 3,984 people have made a recovery. There are 5,103 active infections and 221 Covid-19 patients are being treated in hospital, 13 on ventilators. Altogether 23,461 people are in official home quarantine and 495,481 tests have been carried out. The site warned Hungarians to observe social distancing guidelines and hygiene regulations. The government closed borders to foreigners from Sept 1, with certain exceptions, re-introducing border protection measures in force during the first wave of the epidemic. Most infections have been registered in Budapest (4,260), followed by Pest County (1,404) and the counties of Fejér (575), Komárom-Esztergom (389), Hajdú-Bihar (347) and Zala (345). Békés County has the fewest infections (53).