Fully 182 patients, generally elderly with co-morbidities, died over the past 24 hours, while 2,365 new infections were registered, koronavirus.gov.hu said on Thursday.
So far 3,913,550 people have received a first jab, while 1,880,897 have been fully vaccinated.
The number of active infections has declined to 241,429, while hospitals are treating 5,937 Covid patients, 677 of whom need respiratory assistance.
There are 32,838 people in official quarantine, while 5,373,540 tests have been officially carried out.
Since the first outbreak, 779,348 infections have been registered, while fatalities have risen to 27,540. Fully 510,379 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.
Hungary’s fight against the Covid-19 pandemic is about to enter a new phase, with the start of the evening-night curfew being pushed back to midnight and shops and eateries staying open until 11pm from Saturday, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán told public radio.
Eateries will also be allowed to reopen their indoor sections and serve customers with immunity certificates, Orbán said in his regular interview to Kossuth Radio.
Hotels, leisure facilities, zoos, museums, cinemas, theatres, gyms and sporting venues will also reopen and can be visited by accompanied minors, he said.
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