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HUNGARY RECORDS 249 FATALITIES, 7,587 NEW INFECTIONS

 

Fully 249 generally elderly patients with co-morbidities died over the past 24 hours, while 7,587 new infections were registered, koronavirus.gov.hu said on Wednesday. Altogether 1,696,110 people have been vaccinated in Hungary, 494,520 of whom have received a second shot, the portal said. The number of active infections has risen to 192,951 while hospitals are caring for 11,805 Covid patients, 1,423 of whom need respiratory assistance. Altogether 51,230 people are in official home quarantine, and the number of tests stands at 4,367,900. Since the first outbreak, 593,710 infections have been registered, while fatalities have risen to 18,952. Fully 381,807 people have made a recovery. So far, most infections have been registered in Budapest (113,061) and Pest County (82,772), followed by the counties of Győr-Moson-Sopron (34,013), Borsod-Abaúj-Zemplén (32,955) and Hajdú-Bihar (31,704). Tolna County has the fewest infections (12,887).