Fully 272 generally elderly patients with co-morbidities died over the past 24 hours, while 2,837 new infections were registered, koronavirus.gov.hu said on Tuesday.
The Deputy Director-General of the National Hospital Directorate-General spoke about the epidemic situation in the evening program of Hír TV.
The Hungarian Diplomatic Academy has launched a training programme for corporate executives which is unique in the region, the president of the academy said in daily Magyar Hírlap.
Some 250,000 doses of Pfizer-BioNTech’s vaccine will be delivered to Hungary on Tuesday, along with 28,000 doses of the single-dose Janssen Pharmaceutica vaccine, the chief medical officer said.
The ratio of Hungarian adults wishing to receive the coronavirus vaccine has gone up from 45% this January to a record 72%, the daily Magyar Nemzet said, citing a survey by the Nézőpont Institute.
Some 5 million Hungarians will need to be inoculated to keep coronavirus case numbers constantly low in the country, the rector of Semmelweis University said in a podcast with President János Áder.
A shipment of 140,000 doses of the Sputnik vaccine will arrive in Budapest on Tuesday, Foreign Minister Péter Szijjártó said after talks with Yevgeny Stanislavov, Russia’s incoming ambassador to Hungary.
The effects of climate change have emerged earlier and in a harsher form in the Carpathian Basin than in several other regions in Europe, President János Áder told a conference.
291, mostly elderly, chronic patients died, and another 5077 Hungarian citizens were diagnosed with the coronavirus infection, koronavirus.gov.hu said on Monday, highlighting that 2,900,383 people have been vaccinated in Hungary so far, 1,217,258 of them in the second dose of vaccine was also received.
After a family reunion, two relatives died and a woman got severely ill with the new type of coronavirus.