Growing Amounts of Coronavirus in Waste Water of Several Big Cities in Hungary

  • 13 Oct 2021 11:06 AM
Growing Amounts of Coronavirus in Waste Water of Several Big Cities in Hungary
Ten patients died of a Covid-related illness over the past 24 hours, while 814 new coronavirus infections were registered, koronavirus.gov.hu said on Wednesday.

So far 5,913,862 people have received a first jab, while 5,685,596 have been fully vaccinated.

Fully 928,000 Hungarians have received a booster jab.

The number of active infections stands at 10,690, while hospitals are treating  737  Covid patients, 116 of whom need respiratory assistance.

Since the first outbreak, 830,725 infections have been registered, while fatalities have risen to 30,330.

Fully 789,705 people have made a recovery.

There are 8,112 people in official quarantine, while 7,093,879 tests have been officially carried out.

Trace amounts of the coronavirus in waste water, an indicator of pandemic trends in the coming weeks, is growing in Hungary, the national public health centre (NNK) said on Tuesday.

The concentration has been growing in the cities of Kecskemét, Nyíregyháza, Pécs and Szeged but it has been falling in Salgótarján, NNK said.

Seventeen locations had moderate levels of virus in the samples, while five had low amounts, it said.

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