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TWENTY FATALITIES, REGISTERED CORONAVIRUS INFECTIONS UP 818 IN HUNGARY

 

Twenty Covid-19 patients have died in the past 24 hours, while the number of registered coronavirus infections in Hungary has risen by 818 to 32,298, koronavirus.gov.hu said on Tuesday morning. The number of fatalities stands at 853, and 8,723 people have made a recovery. There are 22,722 active infections and 627 Covid-19 patients are being treated in hospital, 37 on ventilators. Altogether 20,088 people are in official home quarantine and 771,297 tests have been carried out. The website warned Hungarians to observe social distancing guidelines and hygiene regulations. Entry restrictions for travellers from abroad remain in force. In addition to shops and public transport, wearing a mask is now mandatory in cinemas, theatres, health and social institutions and public offices, and clubs have to close by 11pm to curb the spread of the virus. Most infections have been registered in Budapest (11,424), followed by Pest County (4,254) and the counties of Győr-Moson-Sopron (1,737), Borsod-Abaúj-Zemplén (1,541), Hajdú-Bihar (1,419), Csongrád-Csanád (1,371) and Fejér (1,370). Tolna County has the fewest infections (311).