Hungary’s government has filed an action with the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) seeking the annulment of certain provisions in the Mobility Package on the grounds they are discriminatory and run counter to EU climate objectives, the innovation and justice ministries said in a joint statement.
The human resources minister has ordered the expansion of the number of hospitals treating coronavirus patients, the ministry has said. Like the rest of Europe, Hungary, too, is seeing a steep rise in its number of coronavirus cases, the human resources ministry told MTI. Outside Budapest, six additional hospitals will be treating Covid-19 patients from […]
Forty-seven Covid-19 patients, mostly elderly and suffering from an underlying illness, died in the past 24 hours, and registered coronavirus infections rose by 2,316 to 61,563, koronavirus.gov.hu said. The death toll rose to 1,472, while 16,491 people have made a recovery. There are 43,600 active infections, while 2,602 patients are hospitalised, 233 on ventilators. Fully […]
A 75 year old woman, the first Covid-19 patient to be treated with Remdesivir produced in Hungary, has been released from hospital, the Budapest Semmelweis University said. The diabetic patient admitted to hospital with serious pneumonia on October 14 immediately received a combined therapy that included doses of Remdesivir, the university said, adding that the […]
Lawmakers have approved several changes to Hungary’s rules on quarantine which include increased fines for violators. The new regulations raise the maximum fine that can be levied for breaches of home quarantine orders from 50,000 forints to 150,000 forints (EUR 410). The resolution also streamlines rules on the three types of quarantine that can be […]
The Hungarian government is working to ensure that Hungary is among the first countries to have access to a safe vaccine against Covid-19, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán said on Facebook after a meeting of the operative board responsible for handling the epidemic.
According to the weather forecast, the last week of October will be warm, but cloudy with fog and rainfall.
Hungary will send 150 ventilators to the Czech Republic, Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babiš said on Twitter. The Czech fire service will transport the ventilators to warehouses of the state reserve fund, from where they will be taken to hospitals as needed. The Czech authorities said they had asked for assistance from European Union and […]
Several Hungarian towns and cities are plagued by poor air quality due to a high concentration of PM2.5 airborne particles, the National Public Health Centre (NNK) has said. The air quality in Kazincbarcika, Putnok, Sajószentpéter and Várpalota has deteriorated to unhealthy levels, NNK said. Concentrations of particulate matter are also considered to be too high […]
Thirty-five Covid-19 patients, mostly elderly and suffering from an underlying illness, died in the past 24 hours, and registered coronavirus infections rose by 3,149 to 59,247, koronavirus.gov.hu said on Sunday. The death toll rose to 1,425, while 16,242 people have made a recovery. There are 41,580 active infections, while 2,449 patients are hospitalised, 221 on […]