33 Fatalities, Registered Covid-19 Infections Up 1,474 in Hungary

Fully 33 Covid-19 patients have died in the past 24 hours, while the number of registered coronavirus infections in Hungary has risen by 1,474 to 46,290, koronavirus.gov.hu said on Sunday. The number of fatalities stands at 1,142, and 14,088 people have made a recovery. There are 31,060 active infections and 1,712 Covid-19 patients are being […]

Chief Medical Officer: Retirement Home Lockdowns Working

The decision to introduce a visiting ban on elderly care homes and prohibit residents from leaving their institutions has proven effective, the chief medical officer said. Currently there are 60 retirement homes dealing with a total of 707 active coronavirus infections, Cecília Müller told a press conference. Altogether 55 residents have recovered in the second […]

33 Fatalities, Registered Covid-19 Infections Up 1,293 in Hungary

Thirty-three Covid-19 patients have died in the past 24 hours, while the number of registered coronavirus infections in Hungary has risen by 1,293 to 43,025, koronavirus.gov.hu said on Friday. The number of fatalities stands at 1,085, and 13,134 people have made a recovery. There are 28,806 active infections and 1,642 Covid-19 patients are being treated […]

Hundreds of Gypsy Musicians Get Government Support

Fully 456 musicians from 97 Gypsy bands are this year receiving support as part of the government’s Music Hungary programme, which is aimed at reviving the traditions of Hungarian restaurant Gypsy music, the House of Traditions organisation said on Thursday. The National Tourism Development Strategy will take into consideration the views of Gypsy musicians, the […]

Coronavirus – Romania Lifts Quarantine Requirement

From Thursday on travellers can cross into Romania from Hungary without having to isolate themselves on arrival, according to information from the central body coordinating coronavirus-related measures. Róbert Kiss, a spokesman for the operative body, said that Romania had removed Hungary from the list of high-risk countries. He also added that traffic at Hungary’s border […]

29 Fatalities, Registered Infections Up 950 in Hungary

Twenty-nine Covid-19 patients have died in the past 24 hours, while the number of registered coronavirus infections in Hungary has risen by 950 to 41,732, koronavirus.gov.hu said on Thursday. The number of fatalities stands at 1,052, and 12,628 people have made a recovery. There are 28,052 active infections and 1,555 Covid-19 patients are being treated […]

27 Fatalities, Registered Covid-19 Infections Up 920 in Hungary

Twenty-seven Covid-19 patients have died in the past 24 hours, while the number of registered coronavirus infections in Hungary has risen by 920 to 40,782, koronavirus.gov.hu said. The number of fatalities stands at 1,023, and 12,164 people have made a recovery. There are 27,595 active infections and 1,538 Covid-19 patients are being treated in hospital, […]

Impact of Covid-19 Crisis on State-Owned Companies Over HuF 100 BN

The coronavirus crisis will have a direct cost impact of 15 billion forints (EUR 42m), but an indirect impact on profit-and-loss statements of state-owned companies of over 108 billion forints this year, Andrea Mager, Hungary’s minister in charge of state assets, told a parliamentary committee on Tuesday. Mager said state-owned companies that had to maintain […]

First Hungarian Patients Receive Domestically Produced Remdesivir

The first few Hungarian patients have received doses of the domestically manufactured Covid-19 drug Remdesivir at the clinic of Debrecen University, the university’s press office said. The drug was given to Covid patients with chronic underlying illnesses first on Monday, the press office told MTI in a statement. The domestic manufacture of Remdesivir is under […]