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HUNGARY RECORDS 110 CORONAVIRUS FATALITIES, 3,093 NEW INFECTIONS

 

Fully 110 Covid patients, generally elderly and suffering from an underlying illness, died over the past 24 hours, while 3,093 new infections were officially registered, bringing the total number of infected to 397,116, koronavirus.gov.hu said on Friday. The death toll has risen to 14,145, while 302,689 people have made a recovery. The number of active infections stands at 80,282, while there are 4,024 hospitalised Covid patients, 352 on a ventilator. Altogether 25,536 people are in official home quarantine, and the number of tests carried out has risen to 3,457,538. Fully 391,821 people have been vaccinated so far, with 152,432 having received the second jab. The government has extended coronavirus-related restrictions until March 1. Most infections have been registered in Budapest (73,853) and Pest County (49,760) so far, followed by the counties of Borsod-Abaúj-Zemplén (22,517), Hajdú-Bihar (22,306) and Győr-Moson-Sopron (22,116). The county least affected by the infection is Tolna (8,888).