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.
Schools must be reopened “cautiously and gradually”, the state secretary in charge of public education has said, adding that a “smaller circle” of schools would open at a slower rate than originally planned.
Wage subsidies for businesses running bars and eateries is being expanded to cover the month of May, Gergely Gulyás, the prime minister’s chief of staff, said. Bars and restaurants can start serving customers outdoors when the number of Hungarians inoculated against Covid-19 reaches 3.5 million, which is expected around the middle of next week, Gulyás […]
There’s a high chance that everyone who has registered will get their jab before the end of May, according to the prime minister’s chief of staff.
The storage of ten thousand ventilators, which were bought unnecessarily during the first wave of the epidemic, costs 250,000 euros a month – writes hvg.hu.
Due to the expected summer reduction of vaccines and the epidemic, a false sense of security can often sustain the spread chains of the epidemic, so that in the autumn even a fourth wave could reach the country, virus researcher Gábor Kemenesi told the Portfolio.
The Hungarian vaccination rate is double the EU average, said the Secretary of State for Information and Hungary’s International Display on the current M1 channel on Thursday morning.
The General Synod of the Reformed Church in Hungary issued a decree, asking communities to re-open churches to the public on May 2.