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HUNGARY RECORDS 72 CORONAVIRUS FATALITIES, NUMBER OF INFECTIONS RISES BY 4,469

 

Fully 72 patients, generally elderly with an underlying condition, and 4,469 new coronavirus infection have been registered over the past 24 hours, koronavirus.gov.hu said on Sunday. The number of infections has risen to 428,599, while the death toll has increased to 14,974. The number of recoveries stands at 321,128. There are 92,497 active infections, while hospitals are caring for 5,482 Covid patients, 524 of whom are on ventilators. Fully 33,353 people are in official home quarantine, while the number of tests carried out has increased to 3,660,342. Altogether 677,682 people have been vaccinated so far, with 249,499 having received a second shot. Most infections have been registered in Budapest (80,316) and Pest County (55,029), followed by Borsod-Abaúj-Zemplén (24,618), Győr-Moson-Sopron (24,095) and Hajdú-Bihar counties (23,792). The county least affected by the infection is Tolna (9,600).