Fully 274 patients, generally elderly with co-morbidities, died over the past 24 hours, while 4,609 new infections were registered, koronavirus.gov.hu said on Tuesday. The number of active infections has risen to 222,334 while hospitals are caring for 12,553 Covid patients, 1,529 of whom need respiratory assistance. The number of people vaccinated, the number of people in official home quarantine and the number of tests have not been updated from Monday. Since the first outbreak, 645,733 infections have been registered, while fatalities have risen to 20,435. Fully 402,964 people have made a recovery. So far, most infections have been registered in Budapest (121,657) and Pest County (90,454), followed by the counties of Győr-Moson-Sopron (36,799), Borsod-Abaúj-Zemplén (35,725) and Hajdú-Bihar (34,288). Tolna County had fewest number of infections at (14,146).