Hungary Expands Number of Hospitals Treating Covid-19 Patients

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 […]

47 Covid-19 Patients Die, Infections Up By 2,316

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 […]

First Covid-19 Patient Treated With Hungarian-Made Remdesivir Leaves Hospital

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 Approve Changes to Quarantine Rules

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 […]

35 Covid-19 Patients Die, Infections Up By 3,149

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 […]