Hungary, Denmark, Greece and Sweden have joined Germany and Romania in building up stocks of equipment for managing natural disasters and medical emergencies in the European Union, the European Commission said.
Eight Covid-19 patients, all suffering from an underlying illness, have died in the past 24 hours, while the number of registered coronavirus infections in Hungary has risen by 633 to 19,499, koronavirus.gov.hu said on Tuesday morning.
Mandatory quarantine for travellers entering Hungary from abroad has been lowered to 10 days from 14 days, a member of the operative board responsible for handling the epidemic said.
Hungary has allocated 4.2 billion forints (EUR 11.6m) to support teachers in Hungary’s ethnic minorities, the state secretary for church and minority relations said.
Three Covid-19 patients have died in the past 24 hours, while the number of registered coronavirus infections in Hungary has risen by 876 to 18,866, koronavirus.gov.hu said on Monday morning.
A failure by young people to follow the rules could endanger the elderly and the sick, the prime minister warned in his speech to lawmakers.
Independent MP János Volner, former deputy leader of the conservative opposition Jobbik party, has announced the formation of a new party named after him.
The government’s putting a cap on the price of PCR coronavirus tests will drive several laboratories to bankruptcy because 19,500 forints (EUR 54) per test does not cover their expenses, Lajos Korózs, Socialist head of parliament’s welfare committee, told an online press conference.
Passenger numbers plunged by more than 90% in the first two weeks of September at Budapest’s Liszt Ferenc International Airport compared to the same period of last year and a similar decline is expected for the autumn and winter months, Budapest Airport’s communications director said.
The first Cargolux freight plane arrived in Budapest from Shenzhen, to be followed by a weekly flight in future, Budapest Airport told MTI.