Eleven coronavirus infections have been registered in Hungary over the past 24 hours, bringing the total number to 4,258, koronavirus.gov.hu said on Tuesday morning.

The number of deaths was unchanged at 595, while 3,106 people have made a recovery. The number of active infections stands at 595.

Fully 131 coronavirus patients are in hospital, five on ventilators.

Budapest is the location of 39 percent of active infections, 60 percent of fatalities and 45 percent of recoveries.

Currently 2,782 people are under official house quarantine and 296,358 tests have been carried out.

The threat of an epidemic is still present, so epidemiological preparedness and basic protection measures are still needed, the website said. Wearing a face mask is still compulsory in shops and on public transport. As the number of infections is on the rise in neighbouring countries, the government has decided to tighten border regulations, the portal said.

Budapest has the most infections (1,994), followed by and Pest County (644) and the counties of Fejér (379), Komárom-Esztergom (308) and Zala (262). Tolna county has the fewest (13).

Latest count of confirmed COVID-19 cases worldwide

The following are the latest updates on the COVID-19 global confirmed cases in hardest-hit countries by the Center for Systems Science and Engineering at Johns Hopkins University at 0500 GMT, July 14.

Country Confirmed Cases

World 13,103,290

U.S. 3,363,056
Brazil 1,884,967
India 906,752
Russia 732,547
Peru 330,123
Chile 317,657
Mexico 304,435
Britain 291,691
South Africa 287,796

Source: MTI/Xinhua

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