Wristbands certifying immunity against the coronavirus will be required to enter the area around Hungaroring from Friday until Sunday, when the racetrack hosts the Formula One Hungarian Grand Prix next weekend.
Hungary and Uzbekistan have reached an agreement on the mutual recognition of each country’s Covid immunity certificates, Foreign Minister Péter Szijjártó said.
One Covid patient died in the past 24 hours, while 71 new infections were registered, koronavirus.gov.hu said. So far 5,583,815 people have received a first jab, while 5,344,123 have been fully vaccinated. The number of active infections has declined to 34,282, while hospitals are treating 62 Covid patients, 10 of whom need respiratory assistance.
Gergely Gulyás, the prime minister’s chief of staff, told a regular press briefing that tests by the National Public Health Centre (NNK) have identified the presence of the Delta variant of the coronavirus in 14 new cases and the Gamma variant in one new case.
A series of tests conducted on Budapest residents older than 60 who have been inoculated with the Sinopharm vaccine has found that 24.2% of the participants have no sufficient protection against Covid-19, the mayor’s office told MTI on Wednesday.
The novel coronavirus claimed no victim over the past 24 hours, while 56 new infections were registered, koronavirus.gov.hu said.
Another 260,000 doses of the Covid vaccine developed by Pfizer and BioNTech have arrived in Hungary, the local unit of Pfizer said on Tuesday.
Two Covid-19 patients died in the past 24 hours, while 25 new infections were registered, koronavirus.gov.hu said on Tuesday.
The makers and distributors of fake news will be personally responsible for potential deaths and economic damage to be caused by the imminent fourth wave of the coronavirus pandemic, Foreign Minister Péter Szijjártó said on Tuesday after a meeting of foreign ministers from five central European countries.
Two Covid-19 patients died over the weekend, while 139 new infections were registered, koronavirus.gov.hu said on Monday.