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Another COVID-19 Victim in Hungary

Aug 1, 2020

A 50-year-old chronically ill man died in Hungary, bringing the number of deaths new coronavirus infection (COVID-19) in this country to 597. The new coronavirus infection (COVID-19) was detected in 21 new Hungarian citizens, which increased the number of infected people in Hungary to 4,526 with 3,364 already recovered. The number of active infections is […]

Synagogues Closed for Two Weeks in Budapest

Jul 28, 2020

The Federation of Hungarian Jewish Communities (Mazsihisz) and the Budapest Jewish Community (BZSH) have closed down the synagogues in Budapest for two weeks and impose a ban on visiting Mazsihisz's Budapest hospital and BZSH nursing home. The Mazsihisz website writes that the leadership of Mazsihisz learned on Sunday that a relative of one of the […]

Coronavirus: Hungarian Sewage Water Samples

Jul 27, 2020

Based on samples taken from wastewater, the number of active coronavirus cases is not expected to increase in the next few weeks, Márta Vargha, senior water hygiene expert at the National Center for Public Health (NNK). The examination of wastewater started in May, i.e. during the period of the epidemic, first in Budapest and then […]

18 More Coronavirus Infections Identified in Hungary

Jul 19, 2020

The number of identified coronavirus infections in Hungary increased by eighteen to 4,333, there are no new deaths, according to the government website The number of deaths from the infection remained unchanged at 596, and 3,223 people had already recovered. The number of active infections is 514. 82 coronavirus patients are treated in hospital, […]

Border crossing station at Tiszasziget on the Hungarian-Serbian border

Travel Restrictions into Hungary Announced

Jul 12, 2020

The Hungarian government has announced restrictions on entry in into the country connection with the coronavirus epidemic. The Minister heading the Prime Minister's Office, Gergely Gulyás said this Sunday that the government decided to classify countries into three categories – red, yellow and green – in terms of the severity of the coronavirus epidemic and […]

Three More New Coronavirus Related Deaths in Hungary

Jun 28, 2020

Three patients died and the number of confirmed new coronavirus infections in Hungary increased by four in the past 24 hours in Hungary. With three deaths, the official number of pandemic related fatalities increased to 582 according to the government website dedicated to the COVID-19 pandemic situation in the country, and with four new cases, […]

A Day without COVID-19 Related Death in Hungary

Jun 19, 2020

The number of deaths related to the COVID-19 pandemic has not increased in the last 24 hours in Hungary. It remains at 568. The new coronavirus infection (COVID-19) was detected in only two more people in the country, thus increasing the number of infected people identified in Hungary to 4,081. The number of people who […]

Over 4,000 COVID-19 Infections in Hungary

Jun 13, 2020

The number of confirmed people infected with the coronavirus in Hungary now stands at 4,064. There are 8,472 people in compulsory home quarantine, 2,476 recovered and 559 deceased. The total number of active COVID-19 cases is 1,029. The official government site finds it important to note that 40% of those infected, 60% of the deceased, […]

General Healthcare Services to Resume

Jun 12, 2020

From Monday, June 15, all healthcare services can be provided without restrictions while maintaining anti-epidemic preparedness, the Minister of Human Capacities announced at a press conference in Budapest on Friday. Minister Miklós Kásler said that in the case of hospitals, this means that 80% of the beds previously set aside for the care of coronavirus-infected […]

Number of COVID-19 Fatalities Reaches 545

Jun 6, 2020

Official figures about the COVID-19 situation in Hungary indicate that the number of confirmed people infected with the coronavirus in the country now stands at 3,990. There are 10,133 people in compulsory home quarantine, 545 persons deceased and 2,279 recovered. The government's COVID-19 information website says total number of active COVID-19 cases is 1,166. There […]

Pandemic at a Resting Point in Hungary

Jun 4, 2020

The epidemic has arrived at a rest point which is confirmed by the fact that in the past twenty-four hours there have been no significant changes in the epidemic data, the Chief Medical Officer is quoted on the Hungarian government's website. Speaking at the Thursday online press conference of the Operational Group responsible for the […]

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 […]

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