11,871 new COVID cases recorded in Hungary yesterday

162 people passed away yesterday due to complications related to COVID-19, while the number of vaccinated people now stands at 6,087,474.

The total number of vaccinated people is 6,087,474, of which 5,823,818 have already received their second vaccination and 2,269,551 have already received their third vaccination. A total of 11,871 new infections have been confirmed yesterday, bringing the total number of infected persons identified since the beginning of the epidemic to 1,068,888. The 162 deaths yesterday were mostly elderly, chronic patients, bringing the total number of deaths to 33,866. The number of recovered people continues to increase and now stands at 862,534, while the number of active infected people has risen to 172,488. 6,913 patients with coronavirus are hospitalized, of whom 695 are on ventilators.

Since the outbreak of the pandemic, 8,298,820 coronavirus tests have been performed in Hungary.

Within the framework of Vaccination Action Week, Hungarians who wish to get vaccinated can do so this week between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. at hospital vaccination points without having to register or book an appointment. Hospitals across the country are expecting increased vaccination capacity, whether for the first, the missed second or the confirmatory third vaccination.

People who have not been vaccinated can arrive at the vaccination point without pre-registration, in which case they will be registered on the spot. Those who arrive without an appointment will be vaccinated on a first-come, first-served basis. Those who have pre-registered and booked an appointment online can avoid waiting.