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Mar 14, 2020

Number of novel coronavirus patients has risen to 30

Since this morning, another five Hungarian nationals have been diagnosed with the novel coronavirus infection (COVID-19) in Hungary.

Since this morning, another five Hungarian nationals have been diagnosed with the novel coronavirus infection (COVID-19) in Hungary. As a result, the number of infected persons diagnosed in Hungary has risen to 30.

The new patients include: people who have recently been to Italy, one patient who may have been infected by a family member who had been in Austria, and one person who was identified during a contact search.

In accordance with the protocol issued by the Chief Medical Officer, a disease control investigation and contact search will now be initiated for all of these new cases with immediate effect. The investigations will be carried out by the disease control authority in cooperation with the police.  

With these latest additions, there are now 30 novel coronavirus patients in Hungary, including 9 Iranians, 1 British national and 20 Hungarians.