János Szlávik, chief infectologist of the South Pest Hospital Center, said that the new variant of the coronavirus is much more dangerous for young people, but taking the vaccine became fashionable among them. In contrast to the variants before, the delta already contaminates two days before the first symptoms appear.
According to 24.hu, he said the concentration of the virus in the wastewater is rising in ten cities. The number of new cases will follow that trend, and the fourth wave will start soon – he cleared. If the number of new infections reaches a given level,
it is imaginable to reintroduce obligatory mask-wearing again –
One Covid patient died over the past 24 hours, while 194 new coronavirus infections were registered, koronavirus.gov.hu said on Wednesday. So far 5,772,010 people have received a first jab, while
5,509,130 have been fully vaccinated.
Fully 322,000 Hungarians have already received booster jabs. The number of active infections stands at 4,826, while hospitals are treating 132 Covid patients, 13 of whom need respiratory assistance.
There are 1,437 people in official quarantine, while 6,584,218 tests have been officially carried out. Since the first outbreak, 812,531 infections have been registered, while fatalities have risen to 30,059. Fully 777,646 people have made a recovery. So far, most infections have been registered in Budapest and Pest County, followed by the counties of Borsod-Abaúj-Zemplén, Győr-Moson-Sopron and Hajdú-Bihar.