The majority of Hungarians expect a vaccination against the novel coronavirus to be ready in a year’s time and 55% said they would want to get inoculated, a survey commissioned by the Association of Innovative Pharmaceutical Manufacturers (AIPM) showed.
The number of registered coronavirus infections in Hungary has increased by 15 to 4,746 over the past 24 hours, koronavirus.gov.hu said on Tuesday morning.
The government is planning to start the academic year in the regular manner, with schools opening on September 1, the human resources ministry said.
Budapest Mayor Gergely Karácsony has instructed the heads of elderly care homes to pay increased attention to observing restrictions introduced as a result of the novel coronavirus and ensure that they meet staffing requirements.
Some 25% of Hungarian parents had to buy new devices to help their children’s continued education, information flow and communication during the spring phase of the coronavirus epidemic, a recent survey conducted by Ipsos Instant Research said.
Participants in this year’s Plastic Cup (PET Kupa) have collected 8.2 tonnes of waste along an 80km section of the water and floodplains of the Tisza river flowing to Hungary from Ukraine and Romania, the event’s organisers said on Monday.
Hungary’s funding from the multiannual budget and the recovery package will run to 40.7 billion euros, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán said in a letter briefing parliament on the results of the EU summit held in late July.
Three Covid-19 patients have died, while the number of registered infections in Hungary has increased by 35 to 4,731 over the past 24 hours, koronavirus.gov.hu said on Monday morning.
The Hungarian foreign minister expressed condolences and sympathies over the accident of a Polish bus in which one passenger died and another 34 were injured in southern Hungary on Sunday morning.
The number of passengers at Budapest’s Liszt Ferenc International Airport was over 80% down in July compared to the same month last year but there was a three-fold increase compared to the previous month, the airport operator said.