The number of registered novel coronavirus infections rose by ten to 4,155 in the past 24 hours, while no patients died, koronavirus.gov.hu said on Tuesday morning.

Altogether 585 people have died and 2,692 have made a recovery, while the number of active infections stands at 878. Altogether 1,783 people are in official home quarantine and 274,945 tests have been carried out.

A total of 169 coronavirus patients are in hospital, nine 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 (1,978),

followed by Pest County (624), and the counties of Fejér (377), Komárom-Esztergom (307) and Zala (272). Békés county (13) has the fewest infections.

Latest count of confirmed COVID-19 cases worldwide

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 30.

Country Confirmed Cases

World 10,302,052

U.S. 2,590,552
Brazil 1,368,195
Russia 640,246
India 566,840
Britain 313,470
Peru 282,365
Chile 275,999
Spain 248,970
Italy 240,436

Source: MTI/Xinhua

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