Altogether 73 patients died of a Covid-related illness during the past 24 hours, while 8,921 new coronavirus infections were registered, koronavirus.gov.hu said on Friday. Fully 29% of new infections have been caused by the Omicron variant. So far 6,304,323 people have received a first jab, while 6,050,416 have been fully vaccinated. Fully 3,321,659 Hungarians have received a booster jab. The number of active infections has risen to 128,268, while hospitals are treating 2,611 Covid-19 patients, 243 of whom are intubated on a ventilator. Since the first outbreak, 1,327,014 have been registered with the virus, while 40,237 deaths have been recorded. Fully 1,158,509 people have made a recovery.