Fully 95 Covid patients, generally elderly and suffering from an underlying illness, died over the past 24 hours, while 976 new infections were officially registered, bringing the total number of infected to 354,252, koronavirus.gov.hu said.
It is an unfounded, irresponsible rumor that hotels and restaurants in Hungary would be kept closed until Pentecost, the Government Information Center (KTK) told MTI on Tuesday.
Air quality has deteriorated in Hungary, mainly in north-eastern Hungarian cities, due to a high concentration of airborne particulates, the National Public Health Centre (NNK) said.
Hungarian scientists analysing publicly available iPhone data to gauge the effects of lockdowns have found a clear correlation between their severity and speed and the decline in the death rate.
Prime Minister Viktor Orbán and Imre Ritter, an ethnic German lawmaker, laid a wreath before a plaque at Budaörs railway station, near Budapest, to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the expulsion of ethnic Germans from Hungary.
Fully 111 Covid patients, generally elderly and suffering from an underlying illness, died over the past 24 hours, while 573 new infections were officially registered, bringing the total number of infected to 353,276, koronavirus.gov.hu said.
“Regarding the inauguration of the President of the United States, no government invitation has been received. If we are well informed, they want to hold a more restrained event than usual due to the known circumstances”, Péter Szijjártó told ATV.
Cardinal Péter Erdő, Hungary’s Catholic primate, stressed the “internal congregation of love” of the church at the opening of an ecumenical week of prayer in Saint Stephen’s Basilica.
The opposition Socialist Party called for reforming Hungary’s health-care system, criticising the government for its “insufficient funding” of the sector.
The Chinese Sinopharm vaccine is being manufactured under safe conditions, a senior official of Hungary’s National Institute of Pharmacy and Nutrition (OGYÉI) said.