20 have died of the virus in Hungary, and the government finally released an official infection map.
Coronavirus in Hungary
- COVID-19 was first diagnosed in Hungary on 4 March, and since then, there have been 525 confirmed cases, 40 recoveries, 20 deaths, and doctors performed 15 208 tests.
- A stay-at-home order with a rather wide range of exceptions is in effect in Hungary from 28 March to 11 April.
- Schools and universities are closed, education continues remotely.
- All upcoming events are cancelled, non-essential shops close at 3:00 PM.
The government's coronavirus website now lists the age, sex, and pre-existing medical conditions of the victims of COVID-19 in Hungary.
Hungary has taken 13 301 samples but it's unclear how many were tested, Müller says tests have limitations.
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Minister Gergely Gulyás also said that lockdown in Hungary is to be implemented "when justified."
Also, six more people have recovered.
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Orbán also said that the actual number of people infected in Hungary is considerably larger than 167, the number of confirmed cases.
All in all, 167 people have tested positive for the coronavirus, 7 have died, and 16 have recovered.
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The Chief Medical Officer expects case numbers to multiply over the next few days.
All events are banned, all businesses have to close by 3:00 PM other than grocery stores, pharmacies, and drug stores.