On Thursday, a marked cold front will pass through with snow showers, in some places even a snowstorm.
Altogether 85 patients died of a Covid-related illness over the past 24 hours, while 14,890 new coronavirus infections were registered, koronavirus.gov.hu said on Wednesday.
The Omicron variant of the coronavirus now accounts for 87% of infections in Hungary, according to the chief medical officer.
Bird flu has been detected at a duck farm in Csengerjfalu, near the Hungarian-Romanian border in north-eastern Hungary, where the culling of 37,000 poultry is under way, the food safety authority (Nébih) said on Wednesday.
Another delivery of the Pfizer-BioNTech coronavirus vaccine for children aged 5 to 11 has arrived in Hungary, the local unit of Pfizer said on Tuesday.
The number of vaccines in Hungary was 6,322,905, of which 6,066,056 received the second and 3,430,445 the third. 14,890 new infections have been confirmed, bringing the number of identified infections to 1,369,974 since the outbreak began. 85 people died, mostly elderly, chronic patients, so the number of deaths rose to 40,686, koronavirus.gov.hu reported on Wednesday.
Firefighters were alerted at 241 locations on Monday due to stormy winds; mainly disrupted branches, fallen trees caused disruptions.
Altogether 270 patients died of a Covid-related illness over the weekend, while 21,219 new coronavirus infections were registered, koronavirus.gov.hu said on Monday. Fully 29% of new infections have been caused by the Omicron variant.
Cardinal Péter Erdő, Hungary’s Catholic leader, stressed the importance of the centres of Christian faith and “missionary spirit” at the opening of an ecumenical week of prayer in the Evangelical Church in Budapest’s Deák Square on Sunday evening.
Hungary is set to become self-sufficient in terms of electricity supplies thanks to the expansion of the Paks nuclear power station and investment projects in solar energy, the foreign ministry said, citing Foreign Minister Péter Szijjártó on Monday.