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Fully 89 Covid patients, generally elderly and suffering from an underlying illness, died over the past 24 hours, while 1,370 new infections were officially registered, bringing the total number of infected to 364,279, koronavirus.gov.hu said on Friday.
The death toll has risen to 12,463, while 259,555 people have made a recovery.
The number of active infections stands at 94,261, while there are 3,582 hospitalised Covid patients, 264 on a ventilator.
Altogether 20,147 people are in official home quarantine, and the number of tests carried out has risen to 3,138,146.
Most infections have been registered in Budapest (67,988) and Pest County (45,489) so far, followed by the counties of Hajdú-Bihar (20,754), Győr-Moson-Sopron (20,484) and Borsod-Abaúj-Zemplén (20,420). The county least affected by the infection is Tolna (7,979).
Hungary began rolling out the coronavirus vaccine in December. So far, 175,283 people have received their first jab, and 37,727 have been fully inoculated.
The government has extended coronavirus-related restrictions until March 1. Hungary has so far signed contracts for 19,7 million doses worth a combined value of 10 billion forints (EUR 28m) with Pfizer-BioNTech, Moderna, AstraZeneca, Janssen, Curevac.
The country has so far taken delivery of vaccines enough to inoculate 201,000 people with two Pfizer and one Moderna consignment. Under an agreement with Russia, Hungary will receive Sputnik V in three batches to inoculate one million people, the portal said.