5,865 new COVID cases recorded in Hungary over the weekend

248 people passed away during the weekend due to complications related to COVID-19, while the number of vaccinated people now stands at 6,266,483.

The total number of vaccinated people is 6,266,483, of which 5,982,104 have already received their second vaccination and 3,178,228 have already received their third vaccination. Registration to have children aged 5 to 11 vaccinated against COVID-19 is now open.

A total of 5,865 new infections have been confirmed in the last three days, bringing the total number of infected persons identified since the beginning of the epidemic to 1,262,280. The 248 deaths in the last three days were mostly elderly, chronic patients, bringing the total number of deaths to 39,434. The number of recovered people continues to increase and now stands at 1,121,823, while the number of active infected people is 101,023. 3,313 patients with coronavirus are hospitalized, of whom 318 are on ventilators.

Since the outbreak of the pandemic, 9,203,581 coronavirus tests have been performed in Hungary.