The Budapest Korányi Pulmonary Hospital received a new Bbtch of Pfizer-BioNTech Covid vaccine on 20 January 2020.
Hungary has received a draft contract to procure Russia’s Sputnik V Covid-19 vaccine, Foreign Minister Péter Szijjártó said.
So far 1,755,000 people in Hungary have registered for the coronavirus vaccination online and by mail, according to a government official.
Hungarian authorities have approved Russia’s Sputnik V and the Oxford/AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccines.
Fully 95 Covid patients, generally elderly and suffering from an underlying illness, died over the past 24 hours, while 976 new infections were officially registered, bringing the total number of infected to 354,252, koronavirus.gov.hu said.
Health Commissioner Stella Kyriakides refuted the statements of Foreign Secretary Tamás Menczer, who said that 14 European countries had already applied for the Chinese vaccination, writes hvg.hu.
Hungarian scientists analysing publicly available iPhone data to gauge the effects of lockdowns have found a clear correlation between their severity and speed and the decline in the death rate.
Fully 111 Covid patients, generally elderly and suffering from an underlying illness, died over the past 24 hours, while 573 new infections were officially registered, bringing the total number of infected to 353,276, koronavirus.gov.hu said.
The municipal government of Budapest is launching an information campaign with a view to providing a picture of the situation in the capital, Gergely Karácsony, the city’s mayor, said. Karácsony said the idea was to strengthen Budapest’s community and persuade the central government to scrap its curbs on the local administration.
The government has purchased medical equipment worth a combined 2 billion forints (EUR 5.5m) under the Healthy Budapest Programme, aimed at helping efforts to fight the coronavirus epidemic, Human Resources Minister Miklós Kásler told an online press conference.