Fully 217 generally elderly patients with co-morbidities died over the past 24 hours, while 4,604 new infections were registered, koronavirus.gov.hu said on Saturday.
The National cyber security centre has issued a warning over a recent telephone scam involving callers that pretend to be customer service representatives.
Religious and political leaders on Friday marked the memorial day of the Hungarian victims of the Holocaust, emphasising the importance of control over power and resilience.
Six opposition parties issued a joint statement calling on the government to withdraw a decision to reopen schools and kindergarten next Monday.
The reproduction rate of the coronavirus has fallen below one in Hungary, which means that on average an infected person communicates the virus to not more than another person, the chief medical officer said.
Fully 241 patients, generally elderly with co-morbidities, died over the past 24 hours, while 5,216 new infections were registered, koronavirus.gov.hu said on Friday.
Prime Minister Viktor Orbán said in his regular interview on public radio that the next six weeks would be decisive in the epidemic, adding that Hungary could double the number of people inoculated and will be therefore “out of the water” by the end of May or early June.
Prime Minister Viktor Orbán called on Hungarians to get vaccinated against the coronavirus, saying vaccination was a matter of individual responsibility and protection, as it saved lives.
Today, the country remembers the victims of the Holocaust in Hungary. Due to the coronavirus epidemic, central programs will be held online again this year.
The prime minister’s usual Friday morning radio statement reveals, among other things, that opening schools is a difficult issue, the public is divided on this issue, and their children are, of course, afraid of their people. However, according to Orbán, the figures show that out of nearly 10,000 hospitalized patients, there are 27 children under […]