8,883 new COVID cases recorded in Hungary yesterday

97 people passed away yesterday due to complications related to COVID-19, while the number of vaccinated people now stands at 6,384,088.

The total number of vaccinated people is 6,384,088, of which 6,144,019 have already received their second dose and 3,773,694 have received their third dose.

A total of 8,883 new infections have been confirmed yesterday, bringing the total number of infected persons identified since the beginning of the epidemic to 1,730,366. The 97 deaths yesterday were mostly elderly, chronic patients, bringing the total number of deaths to 42,851. The number of recovered people continues to increase and now stands at 1,478,480, while the number of active infected people is 209,035. 5,166 patients with coronavirus are hospitalized, of whom 203 are on ventilators.

Since the outbreak of the pandemic, 10,538,698 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.