Fully 161 patients, generally elderly with co-morbidities, died over the past 24 hours, while 1,951 new infections were registered, koronavirus.gov.hu said on Saturday.
So far 4,023,137 people have received a first jab, while 1,948,728 have been fully vaccinated.
The number of active infections has declined to 236,572, while hospitals are treating 5,191 Covid patients, 621 of whom need respiratory assistance.
There are more than 30 thousand people in official quarantine, while more than 5.3 million tests have been officially carried out.
Since the first outbreak, 781,299 infections have been registered, while fatalities have risen to 27,701. Fully 517,026 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.
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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 Rádió.
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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