Ten patients died of a Covid-related illness over the past 24 hours, while 814 new coronavirus infections were registered, koronavirus.gov.hu said on Tuesday.
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So far 5,913,862 people have received a first jab, while 5,685,596 have been fully vaccinated. Fully 928,000 Hungarians have received a booster jab. The number of active infections stands at 10,690, while hospitals are treating 737 Covid patients, 116 of whom need respiratory assistance. Since the first outbreak, 830,725 infections have been registered, while fatalities have risen to 30,330. Fully 789,705 people have made a recovery.
There are 8,112 people in official quarantine,
while 7,093,879 tests have been officially carried out.
The Hungarian economy, on the other hand, is recovering quicker than expected before. The industrial output in Hungary rose by an annual 2.6 percent in August, the Central Statistical Office (KSH) said on Wednesday. Adjusted for the number of working days, output edged up by 0.6 percent, staying slightly above the output in 2019, the second reading of data showed. Month on month, output fell 2.7 percent based on seasonally and working day-adjusted data.
Output of vehicle manufacturing fell by an annual 33.7 percent in August as the global semiconductor shortage impacted factories. The decline in output of automotive industry companies, which accounted for 17 percent of total manufacturing output in August, accelerated from a 6.7 percent drop in July. Output of the computer, electronics and optical equipment segment, accounting for 12 percent of manufacturing, slipped 3.7 percent in August. The volume of industrial exports edged up 0.2 percent.