Twelve patients died over the past 24 hours of a Covid-related illness, while 371 new coronavirus infections were registered, koronavirus.gov.hu said.
The prolongation of special measures related to Covid requested by the government has no bearing on people’s fundamental freedoms, the prime minister’s chief of staff said on Wednesday.
For the time being, the government is not planning school closures because of the pandemic but it may make a decision to this effect in the future, Gergely Gulyás, the head of the Prime Minister’s Office, said.
Hungary is among Europe’s “safest and freest” counties today in terms of the effects of the coronavirus pandemic, the prime minister’s chief of staff told a government press briefing.
Four patients died over the past 24 hours of a Covid-related illness, while 246 new coronavirus infections were registered, koronavirus.gov.hu said on Tuesday. So far 5,843,502 people have received a first jab, while 5,549,383 have been fully vaccinated.
Mark Zuckerberg congratulated Katalin Karikó on his community page for developing a vaccine against the coronavirus.
The Hungarian foreign ministry has signed a memorandum of cooperation with Sinopharm-CNBG, on creating the infrastructure for manufacturing the Sinopharm vaccine in Hungary within ten months, a state secretary of the ministry said.
President János Áder addressed a festival on environmental protection in Gödöllő, near Budapest, and called the coronavirus pandemic “a clear warning to live in harmony with the created world rather than to exploit and destroy it”.
Six patients died over the past 24 hours of a Covid-related illness, while 323 new coronavirus infections were registered, koronavirus.gov.hu said on Friday.
The Hungarian government is subsidising an expansion of pharmaceutical company Pannonpharma’s plant in Pécsvárad, southern Hungary, designed to manufacture drugs against the coronavirus, Finance Minister Mihály Varga said.