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Two patients, both elderly with underlying illnesses, have died in the past 24 hours, bringing the total number of fatalities to 534, while registered novel coronavirus infections in Hungary have increased by 10 to 3,931, koronavirus.gov.hu said on Wednesday morning.

Fully 2,190 hospitalised patients have made a recovery. The number of active infections stands at 1,207. 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 414 Covid-19 patients are undergoing treatment in hospital, 24 of whom are on ventilators.

Altogether 11,172 are in official home quarantine.

The number of tests carried out stands at 191,572.

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 (1,868 people) has the highest number of infections, followed by Pest County (563), Fejér County (371) and Komárom-Esztergom (268) Békés County (11) has the lowest number.

Latest count of confirmed COVID-19 cases worldwide at 0500 GMT, June 3

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, June 3 – Xinhua reports.

Country Confirmed Cases

World 6,382,951

U.S. 1,831,821
Brazil 555,383
Russia 423,186
Britain 279,392
Spain 239,932
Italy 233,515
India 207,615
France 188,450
Germany 183,879
China 84,602

Source: MTI/Xinhua

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