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Hungary's daily coronavirus tally nears 4,000, deaths at record high

FILE PHOTO: A healthcare worker collects a swab sample from a man at a COVID-19 testing site as the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) continues in Budapest, Hungary, October 27, 2020. REUTERS/Bernadett Szabo

BUDAPEST (Reuters) - Hungary reported 3,989 new cases of coronavirus on Tuesday, its highest single-day tally of infections, while the daily death toll also rose to a record high of 84, the government said.

The total death toll rose to 1,973, and the number of patients treated in hospitals jumped to 4,767 from 4,417 on Monday.

Reporting by Krisztina Than; Editing by Andrew Heavens

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