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CORONAVIRUS - 118 FATALITIES, 2,047 MORE INFECTIONS

 

Fully 118 Covid patients, generally elderly and suffering from an underlying illness, died over the past 24 hours, while 2,047 new infections were officially registered, bringing the total number of infected to 331,768, koronavirus.gov.hu said. The death toll has risen to 10,198, while the number of people who have made a recovery has increased to 179,541. The number of active infections stands at 142,029, while there are 5,646 hospitalised Covid patients, 396 on a ventilator. Altogether 20,657 people are in official home quarantine, and the number of tests carried out has risen to 2,729,881. Most infections have been registered in Budapest (62,989) and Pest County (41,471) so far, followed by the counties of Győr-Moson-Sopron (19,079), Hajdú-Bihar (19,008) and Borsod-Abaúj-Zemplén (18,769). The county least affected by the infection is Tolna (6,634).