The storage of ten thousand ventilators, which were bought unnecessarily during the first wave of the epidemic, costs 250,000 euros a month – writes hvg.hu.
Due to the expected summer reduction of vaccines and the epidemic, a false sense of security can often sustain the spread chains of the epidemic, so that in the autumn even a fourth wave could reach the country, virus researcher Gábor Kemenesi told the Portfolio.
The Hungarian vaccination rate is double the EU average, said the Secretary of State for Information and Hungary’s International Display on the current M1 channel on Thursday morning.
The General Synod of the Reformed Church in Hungary issued a decree, asking communities to re-open churches to the public on May 2.
Fully 285 patients, generally elderly with co-morbidities, died over the past 24 hours, while 3,597 new infections were registered, koronavirus.gov.hu said on Wednesday.
Five trade union confederations has published a statement, protesting against the government’s plan to reopen primary schools and kindergartens on April 19, saying the measure was “unnecessary and dangerous for children”.
The government is granting an additional 30 billion forints support to a scheme to boost competitiveness, the foreign minister said.
Bars and restaurants could again start serving customers outdoors when the number of Hungarians inoculated against Covid-19 reaches 3.5 million, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán said on Facebook.
Today, Viktor Orbán talked about the fact that we have reached 3 million vaccinated people (with the first dose of vaccine), and at 3.5 million – maybe next week – restaurants’ terraces can be opened and terrace fees charged to caterers will be abolished.
EMA continues to monitor very rare blood clots with low blood platelets that occurred after vaccination with Vaxzevria (formerly COVID-19 Vaccine AstraZeneca).