Fully 65 Covid-19 patients with underlying illnesses have died in Hungary over the past 24 hours while 3,286 have been officially diagnosed with coronavirus, bringing the total number of registered infections to 71,413, koronavirus.gov.hu said on Friday.
The death toll has risen to 1,699, while 17,953 have made a recovery. There are 51,761 active infections and 3,753 Covid patients being cared for in hospital, 267 on ventilators. Fully 26,396 people are in official home quarantine, and the number of tests has increased to 1,048,580. Wearing face masks is obligatory in shops, on public transport and in cinemas, theatres, shopping malls, health-care and social-care facilities. Starting next Monday, mask-wearing will also be mandatory at entertainment venues, restaurants and in catering facilities at sporting events.
Most registered infections are in Budapest (19,562), Pest County (8,985) and the counties of Borsod-Abaúj-Zemplén (4,517), Győr-Moson-Sopron (4,362), Szabolcs-Szatmár-Bereg (3,737) and Hajdú-Bihar (3,434). Tolna County has the fewest infections (717).