The novel coronavirus outbreak poses a unique challenge to the European Union, where traditional solutions “have been proven to be inadequate”, Justice Minister Judit Varga told MTI in reaction to a statement signed by 13 EU member states on Hungarian measures adopted against the epidemic.
Farmers in Balatonvilágos are protecting their blooming trees with bonfires against freezing on 31st March.
In the absence of a vaccine, Hungary will need all medicines possible to ease the symptoms of Covid-19, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán has said.
The number of confirmed coronavirus cases has reached 623 by Friday (3rd April).
All border crossings on the Hungarian-Austrian border and the Balassagyarmat crossing between Slovakia and Hungary have been re-opened to commuters with jobs on either side of the border on Wednesday, the Hungarian police (ORFK) said on its website.
The spread of novel coronavirus infections in Hungary is steady and there is no sign of a surge in the number of cases, Cecília Müller, the chief medical officer, said.
Budapest’s international Liszt Ferenc Airport expects to lose some of its destinations out of the current schedule of 153 and will cancel several planned development projects, the head of operator Budapest Airport said in an open letter.
The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Hungary has reached 585 by today (2nd April).
The Hungarian town of Szentendre is one of the ten recipients of the European Commission’s European Heritage Label, a distinction granted to sites with a significance in the history, culture and development of Europe, this year, under the commission’s decision announced on Tuesday.
Disinfection of a bench in a public park in Nyíregyháza on 1 April 2020.