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Businessman Donates Diagnostics Equipment to Hospital

May 31, 2020

Hungarian venture capital investor Ottó Albrecht purchased a PCR diagnostic equipment, the use of which is currently the safest means of detecting coronavirus infection, for the Heim Pál National Pediatric Institute in Budapest to treat new waves of the epidemic, reports. The most reliable way to detect a coronavirus infection is through so-called PCR […]

Hungarians Advised to Maintain Protection Level

May 30, 2020

Hungarians are reminded that easing the restrictions are necessary to return to normal everyday life, but it does not mean that the protection measures proposed by the government and recommended by experts should be forgotten. Colonel Tibor Lakatos, Head of the Operational Group pointed out during today's Operational Group press conference that “keeping to a […]

Budapest Restaurants to Open Indoor Areas

May 28, 2020

Outdoor sporting and cultural events, restaurants and hotels to reopen across Hungary this week. At today’s Operational Group press conference, Róbert Kiss, Lieutenant Colonel of the Hungarian Police Force, announced that a new phase of protection measures will enter into force in Budapest tomorrow. “This means, people can consume food and drink inside restaurants and […]

Shipment of protective equipment arrives at the National Korányi Institute of Pulmonology

Number of COVID-19 deaths Surpasses 500 in Hungary

May 27, 2020

Another six people died of the Covid-19 pandemic in Hungary in the past 24 hours – all of them elderly with chronic diseases –, raising the official number of deceased in the current pandemic to 505 in this country. The confirmed number of people infected with the coronavirus now stands at 3,793 (1,432 of them […]

Mol: Over 2 Million Liters of Disinfectant

May 26, 2020

The Hungarian oil and gas company MOL has shipped more than two million liters of its hand and surface disinfectants to hospitals, state and municipal institutions, public utilities and law enforcement agencies since late March when it began the production of these products. The company also started serving wholesale partners last week, reaching about 600 […]

Number of Hospitalized Coronavirus Patients under 500

May 22, 2020

During today's Operational Group press conference, Chief Medical Officer Cecília Müller said the epidemic curve is still pointing downwards. There are currently 483 patients hospitalized with the coronavirus. According to official figures, the number of confirmed people infected with the coronavirus in Hungary now stands at 3,678. There are 11,688 people in compulsory home quarantine, […]

Budapest Zoo reopens

Preparedness Stays, State of Emergency May Be Lifted

May 21, 2020

The Minister heading the Prime Minister’s Office, Gergely Gulyás, was of the view today that the measures taken to fight the coronavirus in Hungary have been successful, but the situation is still very fragile, so it is important to follow the rules. “A proposal will be submitted next Tuesday, which begins the process of abolishing […]

Representative Coronavirus Testing in Hungary

May 19, 2020

Approximately 10,600 people took part in a national coronavirus screening test launched two weeks ago with the participation of four Hungarian medical training universities and the country’s Central statistical Office (CSO), the results of which thus became representative. The outcome: very low average rate of infection. The Statistical Office selected 17,787 people for the national […]

Reopening a café in Ráday street in Budapest

Another 11 Die of Coronavirus in Hungary

May 18, 2020

Eleven people died of the novel coronavirus in this country in the past 24 hours, according to the Covid-19 information website of the government, bringing the official death toll to 462. In the meantime, restrictions have been eased in Budapest, as well. The confirmed number of people currently infected with the coronavirus in Hungary is […]

Pedestrians and bikers on the lower embankment of the River Danube in downtown Budapest

Pandemic Restrictions Eased in Budapest, Too

May 16, 2020

As of midnight this Sunday, most of the restrictions introduced due to the coronavirus pandemic will be lifted in the Hungarian capital. The Minister in charge of the Prime Minister's Office, Gergely Gulyás stated that “although the movement restrictions will be lifted in Budapest on Monday, keeping a safe, 1.5 meters distance will remain obligatory.” […]

Japanese food donated to Péterfy hospital

For the Necessary Momentum!

Sándor Laczkó
May 13, 2020

Wishing to highlight the work of healthcare professionals fighting in the frontline against the new coronavirus and untiringly defying the danger, a young Japanese chef has decided to donate Japanese food to the workers of a hospital in Budapest. Japanese chef Takashi Nagatake (pictured in the middle, in blue shirt) opened a new restaurant in […]

Coronavirus testing at the Siklós Hospital, S Hungary

Pandemic: Low Infection Rate Measured in Hungary

May 12, 2020

Partial results of a nationally representative coronavirus screening test show that there are 2.4 infected people per ten thousand people, which means a maximum of 7,230 people infected if the results are projected to the total population. So far, 46.5% of the nearly 18,000 people to be tested in the study have been screened by […]

Doctors in the Szent László hospital in Budapest

Hungary: Official Number of Pandemic Deaths Over 400

May 9, 2020

The confirmed number of people infected with the coronavirus now stands at 3,213. There are 904 people recovered and 405 deceased with another 13 elderly people passing away. Nationwide, there 10,927 people in compulsory home quarantine. The official number of samples tested in an accredited laboratory by the authorities since the outbreak of the pandemic […]

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