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Apr 25, 2020

Coronavirus Update: 2,443 confirmed cases in Hungary

More Hungarian citizens have been diagnosed with COVID-19, bringing the confirmed number of cases in Hungary to 2,443.

Even more Hungarian citizens have been diagnosed with COVID-19, bringing the confirmed number of cases in Hungary to 2,443. Meanwhile, 458 have so far recovered from the disease.

Hungary is now in the period of cluster infections, when the virus spreads via social interaction. The disease can therefore be present anywhere. It’s vital for everyone to stay home and observe the recommendations and movement restrictions, especially elderly people, students and those who have returned from abroad.

The number of confirmed people infected with the coronavirus in Hungary now stands at 2,443. In compulsory home quarantine: 10,942. Recovered: 458. Deceased: 262.

Chief Medical Officer Cecilia Müller announced yesterday that following an earlier research plan, for the first time in Hungary, blood plasma was administered to a patient on Thursday, which was obtained from a recovered patient. “This was the first treatment, the patient will get two more doses,” she said.

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