COVID-19: All key metrics in Hungary improved in weekly terms

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All key metrics of the coronavirus pandemic have improved in weekly terms in Hungary, according to the latest figures published by koronavirus.gov.hu, the official government website dealing with COVID-19 issues. The data, however, remain scarce and unreliable. Last week, the number of patients in hospital and in need of mechanical ventilation showed an absurdly large w/w increase, and we haven't seen data on the number of tests performed for months.
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The table below includes the number of new COVID-19 infections, coronavirus-related deaths, and the number of infected people in hospital and on ventilator for the week up to 30 August, as well as the week-on-week changes for the past four weeks.

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As you can see, the w/w changes are rather hectic and follow no clear pattern. (The green cells show the biggest w/w decline (good), while the red cells show the biggest w/w growth / smallest drop (bad) of the last four weeks.)

The graphs below also attest this, although the trendlines of new cases, deaths and hospitalisations do show an ascending trend.

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Lacklustre vaccination uptake

A total of 5,440 COVID-19 shots have been administered in Hungary over the past seven days.

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