Fully 69 Covid-19 patients, most of them with underlying illnesses, have died in Hungary over the past 24 hours while 3,878 have been officially diagnosed with coronavirus, bringing the total number of registered infections to 79,199, koronavirus.gov.hu said on Sunday.
The death toll has risen to 1,819, while 20,078 have made a recovery. There are 57,302 active infections and 4,205 Covid patients being cared for in hospital, 306 on ventilators.
Fully 29,635 people are in official home quarantine, and the number of tests has increased to 1,083,743.
Border controls and restrictions on entry are still in place, and citizens have been asked to avoid participating in large events.
Wearing face masks is obligatory in shops, on public transport and in cinemas, theatres, shopping malls, health-care and social-care facilities.
Starting Monday, mask-wearing will also be mandatory at entertainment venues, restaurants and in catering facilities at sporting events. Restaurants and entertainment venues must close after 11pm. Also, a ban is in place on visits to hospitals and nursing homes.
Most registered infections are in Budapest (20,735), Pest County (9,567) and the counties of Borsod-Abauj-Zemplen (6,459), Gyor-Moson-Sopron (4,738), Szabolcs-Szatmar-Bereg (4,055) and Hajdu-Bihar (4,027). Tolna County has the fewest infections (817).