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Six Covid-19 patients have died in the past 24 hours, all of whom were elderly and had underlying illnesses, bringing the total number of fatalities to 482, while the number of registered novel coronavirus infections in Hungary increased by 35 to 3,713, koronavirus.gov.hu said on Saturday morning.

Fully 1,655 hospitalised patients have made a recovery, while 11,704 are officially in home quarantine. The number of tests carried out stands at 159,260.

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The website said Hungary is in the second phase and the virus is still spreading. The aim now, however, is to gradually resume normal living in line with a strict schedule, it added.

Budapest has the most registered infections (1,765 people), followed by Pest County (516) and Fejer County (366). Bekes County (11) has the fewest infections in Hungary.

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Latest count of confirmed COVID-19 cases worldwide

  • World 5,229,441
  • U.S. 1,601,434
  • Russia 335,882
  • Brazil 330,890
  • Britain 255,544
  • Spain 234,824
  • Italy 228,658
  • France 182,015
  • Germany 179,730
  • Turkey 154,500
  • China 84,522

Source: MTI

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