Fully 98 Covid patients, generally elderly and suffering from an underlying illness, died over the past 24 hours, while 1,311 new infections were officially registered, bringing the total number of infected to 356,973, koronavirus.gov.hu said on Friday.
The death toll has risen to 11,811, while 237,362 people have made a recovery. The number of active infections stands at 107,800, while there are 3,959 hospitalised Covid patients, 274 on a ventilator. Altogether 19,908 people are in official home quarantine, and the number of tests carried out has risen to 3,018,389.
Most infections have been registered in Budapest (66,525) and Pest County (44,361) so far, followed by the counties of Hajdú-Bihar (20,205), Győr-Moson-Sopron (20,133) and Borsod-Abaúj-Zemplén (19,916). The county least affected by the infection is Tolna (7,661).