Christmas Markets are closed this season due to the pandemic, but shops have opened online to continue sales.
Gergely Gulyás told a parliamentary committee hearing that the rules will be decided either at a cabinet meeting on Wednesday or on Dec. 9 at the latest.
Fully 165 Covid patients, generally elderly and suffering from an underlying illness, have died over the past 24 hours, while 4,136 more virus cases have been officially registered, koronavirus.gov.hu said on Wednesday.
With a view to reducing the load on the health-care system, a new daily monitoring system is being put into place showing the number of patients and staff in each hospital, Cecília Müller, the chief medical officer, told a press briefing.
Special coronavirus-related rules may apply during the Christmas period for family get-togethers, the prime minister’s chief of staff has said.
Budapest, November 30th, 2020. – A medical student performing a coronavirus test by taking a sample from an employee of the Rece-Fice Kindergarten in Kőbánya.
Hungary’s chief epidemiologist has called for vaccination points to be set up once vaccines against Covid-19 become widely available with a view to getting the public vaccinated as quickly as possible.
Opposition LMP has called on the government to keep institutions educating children with special educational needs (SEN) open as long as possible during the pandemic.
Fully 135 Covid patients, generally elderly and suffering from an underlying illness, have died over the past 24 hours, while 6,393 more virus cases have been officially registered, koronavirus.gov.hu said on Friday.
Hungarian Foreign Minister Péter Szijjártó on Friday met Mikhail Murashko, the Russian health minister, and said Russia has offered to invite Hungarian experts at its vaccine manufacturing plant to study the production of the Sputnik coronavirus vaccine.