One elderly patient with a chronic underlying illness has died in the past 24 hours and the number of registered novel coronavirus infections has risen by two to 4,157, koronavirus.gov.hu said on Wednesday morning.
Fully 586 people have died and 2,714 have made a recovery, while the number of active infections stands at 875. Altogether 1,412 people are in official home quarantine and 277,750 tests have been carried out.
A total of 169 coronavirus patients are in hospital, 8 of whom are on ventilators.
Fully 38 percent of active infections, 60 percent of fatalities and 48 percent of recoveries have taken place in Budapest.
The threat of an epidemic has not disappeared and a state of medical preparedness is in effect, the website said. It is compulsory to wear a face mask in shops and on public transport.
Budapest has the highest number of infections (1,979),
followed by Pest County (625), and the counties of Fejér (377), Komárom-Esztergom (307) and Zala (262). Békés and Tolna counties have the fewest, with 13 each.
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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 1.
Country Confirmed Cases