16,435 new COVID cases recorded in Hungary yesterday

105 people passed away yesterday due to complications related to COVID-19, while the number of vaccinated people now stands at 6,369,089.

The total number of vaccinated people is 6,369,089, of which 6,111,632 have already received their second vaccination and 3,712,974 have already received their third vaccination.

A total of 16,435 new infections were confirmed yesterday, bringing the total number of infected persons identified since the beginning of the epidemic to 1,616,846. The 105 deaths were mostly elderly, chronic patients, bringing the total number of deaths to 41,741. The number of recovered people continues to increase and now stands at 1,347,698, while the number of active infected people is 227,407. 4,588 patients with coronavirus are hospitalized, of whom 168 are on ventilators.

Since the outbreak of the pandemic, 10,207,444 coronavirus tests have been performed in Hungary.

The fourth dose of the COVID-vaccine is now available, and the quarantine period has been shortened to 7 days. Immunity certificates of those having two vaccinations will be valid for an extended period, until 1 May, in line with the practice of other EU countries.