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May 15, 2020

Coronavirus Update: 3,417 confirmed cases in Hungary

The confirmed number of COVID-19 cases in Hungary now stands at 3,417.

 

The number of confirmed people infected with the coronavirus in Hungary now stands at 3,417. In compulsory home quarantine: 10,954. Recovered: 1,287. Deceased: 442.

The results show that 58 percent of those infected, 79 percent of the deceased, and 60 percent of those recovered live in Budapest or Pest County. The total number of active COVID-19 cases is 1,688. There are currently 614 patients hospitalized with the coronavirus, 46 of those are on ventilators. 

It’s still vital for everyone to maintain a distance of 1.5 meters and cover their face in shops and on public transport. It is recommended to stay at home and observe the rules and recommendations, especially elderly people, students, and those who have returned from abroad.

During yesterday's Operational Group press conference, Chief Medical Officer Cecília Müller said, taking into account the new figures, that “we have now reached a static stage; the epidemic is declining in Hungary.”

A call center set up for advice on the coronavirus can be reached on +36-80-277-455 and +36-80-277-456 or by email koronavirus@bm.gov.hu