More than 100 confirmed COVID-19 cases in Hungary, Italy ravaged

The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases has exceed 100 in Hungary. The count is up at 103 on Saturday (21 March).

According to data by, the number of those that recovered from the novel coronavirus is still up at seven and there have been four deaths related to COVID-19. The fourth fatality was a 53-year-old man who died on Friday.

The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases has risen sharply by more than 20%:

The number of new cases was the highest so far:

According to the official statement, 16 Hungarians and 2 foreign citizens tested positive for COVID-19, which took the number of total (diagnosed) cases to 103.

This is already the second stage of the pandemic when larger groups get infected at once. The coronavirus can be present in any part of the country by now. In order to curb the spread of COVID-19, it is vital for everyone to stay home, particularly the elderly, children and those that have just returned from abroad. In order to avoid mass community infections that would overload the health care system, the basic precautions and hygiene standards must be followed.

10 of the 103 positive cases are Iranian, 2 are British, 1 Kazakh, 1 Vietnamese and 89 Hungarian.

Italy ravaged by COVID-19

The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases jumped by more than 14% to 53,578 on Saturday from 47,021 recorded on Friday. Lombardia remains the hardest-hit region, with over 3,000 deaths and over 25,000 infections. 

On Saturday alone, 793 people have died in Italy from COVID-19, up from 627 on Friday.

The coronavirus COVID-19 is affecting 186 countries and territories around the world.

The only silver lining in Italy may be that over 6,000 people recovered. However, 2,857 are still in critical condition. 

Spain is the 3rd nation in Europe where COVID-19 has started to wreak havoc. The country has 25,375 cases, 3,803 of which are new, and the virus has already claimed 1,378 lives, 285 today alone. 

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