Omicron Variant Present In Hungary

  • 14 Dec 2021 8:16 AM
  • Hungary Matters
Omicron Variant Present In Hungary
The Omicron coronavirus variant has been detected in Hungary, according to Cecília Müller, the chief medical officer. The omicron variant has been detected in two people, Müller told public television current affairs channel M1 on Monday. She noted that the Delta variant is still by far the most dominant variant in Hungary.

Coronavirus - 455 Deaths, 16,017 New Infections Over Weekend

Altogether 455 patients died of a Covid-related illness over the weekend, while 16,017 new coronavirus infections were registered, said on Monday.

So far 6,190,822 people have received a first jab, while 5,893,531 have been fully vaccinated.

Altogether 3,005,109 Hungarians have received a booster jab.

The number of active infections stands at 170,416, while hospitals are treating 6,531 Covid-19 patients, 565 of whom need respiratory assistance.

Since the first outbreak, 1,198,939 infections have been registered, while the number of fatalities has risen to 36,884.

Fully 991,639 people have made a recovery.

There are 43,047 people in official quarantine, while the number of tests taken stands at 8,853,922.

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