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One Covid-19 patient with an underlying illness has died, and the number of registered coronavirus infections in Hungary has risen by 576 to 8,963 over the past 24 hours, koronavirus.gov.hu said on Monday morning.

The number of fatalities is at 625, and 3,961 people have made a recovery.

There are 4,377 active infections and 164 Covid-19 patients are being treated in hospital, 11 on ventilators.

Altogether 21,756 people are in official home quarantine and 481,424 tests have been carried out.

The site warned Hungarians to observe social distancing guidelines and hygiene regulations.

The government closed borders to foreigners from Sept 1, with certain exceptions, re-introducing border protection measures in force during the first wave of the epidemic.

Most infections have been registered in Budapest (3,921), followed by Pest County (1,284) and the counties of Fejér (556), Komárom-Esztergom (377), Zala (336) and Hajdú-Bihar (322). Békés County has the fewest infections (38).

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, Sept. 7.

Country Confirmed Cases

World 27,103,845

U.S. 6,276,365
India 4,204,613
Brazil 4,137,521
Russia 1,022,228
Peru 683,702
Colombia 666,521
South Africa 638,517
Mexico 634,023
Spain 498,989

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Source: MTI/Xinhua

1 comment
  1. The number of positive tests is IRRELEVANT!

    First, according to the New York Time, up to 90% of all positive tests may be a false positive.

    Second, the virus does not kill healthy people. Stop putting healthy people into quarantine. Put the people who might die from the virus in quarantine and let everyone else become immune to this flu.

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