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Jun 07, 2020

Coronavirus Update: 4,008 confirmed cases in Hungary

The number of confirmed people infected with the coronavirus in Hungary now stands at 4,008. In compulsory home quarantine: 9,916. Recovered: 2,279. Deceased: 546.

The number of confirmed people infected with the coronavirus in Hungary now stands at 4,008. In compulsory home quarantine: 9,916. Recovered: 2,279. Deceased: 546.

The total number of active COVID-19 cases is 1,183. The results show that 41 percent of those infected, 59 percent of the deceased, and 48 percent of those recovered live in Budapest. There are currently 386 patients hospitalized with the coronavirus, 21 of whom are on ventilators.

During Friday's press conference, Gergely Gulyás, the head of the Prime Minister’s Office, said Hungary’s protective measures during the first phase of the novel coronavirus epidemic were “successful and effective.” 

The minister said Hungary has been more successful in protecting against the epidemic than any western European country, noting that the state of emergency is scheduled to be lifted on June 16. The operative board will remain in place, and hospitals will continue to take epidemic developments into consideration.

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