The government will maintain the restrictions imposed due to the coronavirus epidemic unchanged until March 15, Gergely Gulyás, the head of the Prime Minister’s Office, said at the Government’s press conference on Thursday.
The government has “failed” in its communications concerning the coronavirus epidemic, an MP of the opposition Socialists said. Speaking at an online press conference broadcast on Facebook, Ildikó Bangó Borbély called for “as much testing as possible” and effective contact tracing before the country achieved herd immunity. She also demanded that the government make five […]
A decision to ease restrictions introduced to curb the coronavirus pandemic is not yet within reach, with the possible exception of the ban on visits to elderly care homes, the prime minister said.
Fully 78 Covid patients, generally elderly and suffering from an underlying illness, died over the past 24 hours, while 2,855 new infections were officially registered, bringing the total number of infected to 410,129, koronavirus.gov.hu said on Wednesday.
The Socialists are launching a consultation with trade unions on the use of the European Union’s coronavirus recovery fund, an MEP of the opposition party said.
By the end of this week, the number of people vaccinated against coronavirus may well have exceeded 800,000, István György, a state secretary at the Prime Minister’s Office, said.
Fully 103 Covid patients, generally elderly and suffering from an underlying illness, died over the past 24 hours, while 1,628 new infections were officially registered, bringing the total number of infected to 407,274, koronavirus.gov.hu said on Tuesday.
A delivery of 100,000 doses of Russia’s Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine arrived in Hungary late on Monday, Péter Szijjártó, the foreign minister, said. The vaccine was taken to the National Public Health Centre, Szijjártó said on Facebook, noting that the authority has approved its distribution.
Prime Minister Viktor Orbán met leaders of the Scientific Health Council, as part of a series of consultations concerning the coronavirus situation, the PM’s press chief said.
On Monday, Parliament passed a bill on protection against the coronavirus pandemic, authorizing the government to extend the validity of its emergency ordinances.