Fully 128 Covid patients, generally elderly and suffering from an underlying illness, died over the past 24 hours, while 696 new infections were officially registered, bringing the total number of infected to 344,352, koronavirus.gov.hu said on Tuesday.
The death toll has risen to 10,853, while 209,852 people have made a recovery. The number of active infections stands at 123,647, while there are 5,005 hospitalised Covid patients, 356 on a ventilator. Altogether 25,532 people are in official home quarantine, and the number of tests carried out has risen to 2,860,814. Most infections have been registered in Budapest (64,729) and Pest County (42,992) so far, followed by the counties of Hajdú-Bihar (19,596), Győr-Moson-Sopron (19,591) and Borsod-Abaúj-Zemplén (19,294). The county least affected by the infection is Tolna (7,211).