Fully 217 generally elderly patients with co-morbidities died over the past 24 hours, while 4,604 new infections were registered, koronavirus.gov.hu said on Saturday.
Six opposition parties issued a joint statement calling on the government to withdraw a decision to reopen schools and kindergarten next Monday.
The reproduction rate of the coronavirus has fallen below one in Hungary, which means that on average an infected person communicates the virus to not more than another person, the chief medical officer said.
Fully 241 patients, generally elderly with co-morbidities, died over the past 24 hours, while 5,216 new infections were registered, koronavirus.gov.hu said on Friday.
Prime Minister Viktor Orbán said in his regular interview on public radio that the next six weeks would be decisive in the epidemic, adding that Hungary could double the number of people inoculated and will be therefore “out of the water” by the end of May or early June.
Prime Minister Viktor Orbán called on Hungarians to get vaccinated against the coronavirus, saying vaccination was a matter of individual responsibility and protection, as it saved lives.
The prime minister’s usual Friday morning radio statement reveals, among other things, that opening schools is a difficult issue, the public is divided on this issue, and their children are, of course, afraid of their people. However, according to Orbán, the figures show that out of nearly 10,000 hospitalized patients, there are 27 children under […]
The opposition Párbeszéd party has called on the government to withdraw its decision to fully reopen kindergartens, adding that younger pupils in primary schools should be allowed to stay home beyond that date.
Fully 256 patients, generally elderly with co-morbidities, died over the past 24 hours, while 5,307 new infections were registered, koronavirus.gov.hu said on Thursday.
All Hungarians above the age of 18 will have received at least the first dose of the coronavirus vaccine by the end of May, and life can return to normal in late May or early June at the latest, Gergely Gulyás, the prime minister’s chief of staff, said.