Twenty-one Covid-19 patients have died in the past 24 hours, while the number of registered coronavirus infections in Hungary has risen by 932 to 34,046, koronavirus.gov.hu said on Thursday morning. The number of fatalities stands at 898, and 9,187 people have made a recovery. There are 23,961 active infections and 804 Covid-19 patients are being treated in hospital, 56 on ventilators. Altogether 20,217 people are in official home quarantine and 792,485 tests have been carried out.
Most infections have been registered in Budapest (11,876), followed by Pest County (4,444) and the counties of Győr-Moson-Sopron (1,857), Borsod-Abaúj-Zemplén (1,697), Hajdú-Bihar (1,509), Csongrád-Csanád (1,456) and Szabolcs-Szatmár-Bereg (1,444). Tolna County has the fewest infections (326).
Meanwhile, Chief Medical Officer Cecília Müller announced that a flu vaccine will be available free of charge to everyone from their GP from October 20 on.