“We cannot lift the restrictions until there is a mass vaccination,” Viktor Orbán said in his usual Friday morning interview on Kossuth radio.
Fully 98 Covid patients, generally elderly and suffering from an underlying illness, died over the past 24 hours, while 1,311 new infections were officially registered, bringing the total number of infected to 356,973, koronavirus.gov.hu said.
Vaccinations have been taking place over the past few weeks with priority given to healthcare staff and people in nursing homes. People above the age of 89 will be vaccinated in the next round.
Fully 98 Covid patients, generally elderly and suffering from an underlying illness, died over the past 24 hours, while 1,410 new infections were officially registered, bringing the total number of infected to 355,662, koronavirus.gov.hu said.
The government should clarify the protocol for residents applying for coronavirus vaccination, the deputy group leader of opposition Párbeszéd said on Thursday, saying it was unclear whether registration was a pre-requisite for inoculation.
Joe Biden’s inauguration speech holds pertinent messages that apply to Hungary, Budapest Mayor Gergely Karácsony said, referring to the president’s call for healing and unity.
Approval for the AstraZeneca jab and the preliminary go-ahead for Sputnik V by Hungary’s health authorities is “a big step forward”, Cecília Müller, the chief medical officer, said.
A fire broke out in a factory hall in Jászberény, at the Necső site, on Wednesday night, the National Disaster Management Department announced.
More than twenty students were attending the online class, the 17-year-olds witnessed terrible moments that will be engraved in their memories forever.
Minority rights NGO Labrisz said it will submit a complaint to the Constitutional Court about a central government agency decision to censure the NGO in connection with a fairy tale book.