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May 23, 2020

Coronavirus Update: 3,713 confirmed cases in Hungary

The confirmed number of COVID-19 cases in Hungary now stands at 3,713.

 

The number of confirmed people infected with the coronavirus in Hungary now stands at 3,713. In compulsory home quarantine: 11,704. Recovered: 1,655. Deceased: 482.

The total number of active COVID-19 cases is 3,713. The results show that 43 percent of those infected, 61 percent of the deceased, and 49 percent of those recovered live in Budapest.

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 the epidemic curve is still pointing downwards. She also reported on the development of a national vaccine factory which is currently underway. The development of a vaccine against the coronavirus has also started and is moving along within the government's research plan.

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