Index points out that the number of cases of coronavirus in Hungary rose sharply over the past week. According to official data from the last four days, there were:
- Tuesday – 1,867 newly infected, 39 deaths
- Wednesday – 2,595 newly infected, 74 deaths
- Thursday – 6,268 newly infected, 107 deaths
- Friday – 6,804 newly infected, 83 deaths
In other words, since Monday the number of new infections per day has more than tripled, while the number of deaths has more than doubled.