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One elderly patient with underlying illnesses has died in the past 24 hours, bringing the total number of fatalities to 527, while registered novel coronavirus infections in Hungary have increased by fifteen to 3,892, koronavirus.gov.hu said on Monday morning.

Fully 2,156 hospitalised patients have made a recovery.

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The number of active infections stands at 1,209. Forty-one percent of the active cases, 59 percent of the fatalities and 48 percent of full recoveries are in Budapest, the site said.

Fully 417 Covid-19 patients are undergoing treatment in hospital, 25 of whom are on ventilators.

Altogether 11,226 are in official home quarantine. The number of tests carried out stands at 187,965.

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The government says the aim is to steadily resume normal life based on a strict schedule, and it calls on citizens to follow general precautions.

Budapest (1,848 people) has the highest number of infections, followed by Pest County (554), Fejer County (341) and Komarom-Esztergom (262). Bekes County (11) has the lowest number.

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