1,503 new COVID cases recorded in Hungary yesterday

64 people passed away yesterday due to complications related to COVID-19, while the number of vaccinated people now stands at 6,399,532.

The total number of vaccinated people is is 6,399,532, of which 6,180,867 have already received their second dose and 3,830,431 and 236,755 have received their third and fourth dose, respectively.

A total of 1,503 new infections have been confirmed yesterday, bringing the total number of infected persons identified since the beginning of the epidemic to 1,820,767. The 64 deaths yesterday were mostly elderly, chronic patients, bringing the total number of deaths to 44,895. The number of recovered people continues to increase and now stands at 1,667,111, while the number of active infected people is 108,761. 2,287 patients with coronavirus are hospitalized, of whom 90 are on ventilators.

Since the outbreak of the pandemic, 10,965,815 coronavirus tests have been performed in Hungary.

The government has lifted mask mandates and phased out most coronavirus-related measures. The special legal order will remain in place to enable swift government action should a sixth wave of the pandemic hit the country.