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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.


By Steven N.

Steven is the editor-in-chief of Hungarian Politics. He has been following the political scene in Hungary and the Central European region more or less since 1994.