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Two patients have died in the past 24 hours, both of them elderly and suffering from underlying illnesses, bringing the total number of fatalities to 526, while novel coronavirus infections in Hungary have increased by nine to 3,876, said on Sunday morning.

Fully 2,147 hospitalised patients have made a recovery.

The number of active infections stands at 1,203. 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 419 Covid-19 patients are undergoing treatment in hospital, 25 of whom are on ventilators.

Altogether 11,540 are in official home quarantine. The number of tests carried out stands at 185,980.

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 (1,841 people) has the highest number of infections, followed by Pest County (552), Fejer County (371) and Komarom-Esztergom (259). Bekes County (11) has the lowest number.

Source: MTI

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