COVID-19: More than 3,000 new cases in Hungary

Hungarian authorities diagnsoed 3,334 people with coronavirus infection in Hungary over the past 24 hours, taking the total to 177,952. 91 COVID-19 patients have died, most of them elderly people with chronic diseases, the official government portal reported on Monday.
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3,334 people were diagnosed with coronavirus infection in Hungary over the past 24 hours, taking the total to 177,952. The seven-day moving average dropped to 4,357, as yesterday's reading was the lowest in days.


91 coronavirus patients have died, taking the death toll to 3,891, while 43,339 patients have recovered.


The number of active patients grew to 130,722 from 127,903. Budapest accounts for 22% of active cases, 25% of the deceased and 26% of recovered patients. There are 7,461 coronavirus patients in hospital, 183 more than a day earlier, with 627 of them on ventilators (+9 d/d).

According to official data, authorities tested more than 15,000 samples, 22% of which came back positive. Authorities still have not corrected data for 16 November when they reported fewer than 6,100 tests performed that yielded a positivity rate of over 106%. 

Cover photo: MTI /Zsolt Czeglédi 

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