Scientists at Hungary’s University of Pécs (PTE) have become the first in Europe to isolate the novel coronavirus from a Covid-19 patient’s faecal sample, virologist Ferenc Jakab, who heads the coronavirus medication and vaccine research group, said.
The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Hungary has reached 980 by Thursday (9th April).
The capital could become a centre of the novel coronavirus epidemic unless residents observe the current restrictions, Cecília Müller, Hungary’s chief medical officer, told an online press conference, adding that over 60% of the confirmed cases were in the greater Budapest area.
The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Hungary has reached 895 by Wednesday (8th April).
The government aims to create as many jobs as the number of jobs destroyed by novel coronavirus, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán has said.
Shanghai’s Fudan University has sent 56,000 face masks, 300 items of protective clothing and additional donations to Hungary to aid its response to novel coronavirus, the Ministry of Innovation and Technology announced.
Hungary’s central taskforce in charge of coordinating the fight against the coronavirus epidemic has warned Budapest residents to observe restrictions on leaving their homes in order to slow down the spread of the new virus.
Fully 78% of respondents in the latest Nézőpont survey said they were satisfied with the government’s measures to prevent the novel coronavirus from spreading, the pollster said.
Public parking in Hungary is free of charge from Monday (6th April), Prime Minister Viktor Orbán announced.
The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Hungary has reached 817 by Tuesday (7th April).