Fully 214 patients, generally elderly with co-morbidities, died over the past 24 hours, while 3,607 new infections were registered, koronavirus.gov.hu said on Thursday.
Foreign Minister Péter Szijjártó discussed bilateral cooperation against the coronavirus pandemic and border measures with Alexander Schallenberg, his Austrian counterpart, at the Austria-Hungary border.
Hungary would be “much worse off” and “significantly more people would die” had the government not purchased vaccines from the East, Gergely Gulyás, the prime minister’s cheif of staff, told a press conference.
Gergely Gulyás, the prime minister’s chief of staff, told a press briefing on Thursday that the amended budget for this year and the 2022 budget would focus on relaunching the economy.
The number of Hungarians vaccinated against Covid-19 will probably reach 3.5 million on Friday, and restaurant and bar terraces may open the following day, the prime minister’s chief of staff said.
The government has previously decided that the reopening will take place in stages, said Gergely Gulyás, Minister in charge of the Prime Minister’s Office.
Opposition Párbeszéd has submitted a draft resolution to parliament on increasing orphan support for children whose parents have died from Covid-19.
Fully 207 patients, generally elderly with co-morbidities, died over the past 24 hours, while 2,527 new infections were registered, koronavirus.gov.hu said on Wednesday.
Hungarian Foreign Minister Péter Szijjártó met Hans Kluge, the World Health Organization’s regional director for Europe.
Some 1.48 million doses of vaccine are scheduled to arrive in Hungary from Russia and China in the next ten days, Foreign Minister Péter Szijjártó said.