Orban: We defeated the 3rd wave

We have broken the third wave of the epidemic, we have effectively defeated it, Prime Minister Viktor Orban stated on Kossuth Radio’s programme ‘Good morning, Hungary’ on Friday. The prime minister said the number of persons who have received the first dose of the vaccine currently stands at 4,898,866, at the weekend we will most certainly reach five million, and this marks the beginning of … Continue reading Orban: We defeated the 3rd wave

Orban: Hungary will be the first to return to normal life

In Europe, Hungary will be the first to be able to return to a normal life, but this does not mean that the epidemic has gone away, the prime minister stated on Kossuth Radio’s programme ‘Good morning, Hungary’ on Friday. Viktor Orban asked everyone to observe the rules that are necessary for a safe life. So far 4,483,598 Hungarians have received the first dose of … Continue reading Orban: Hungary will be the first to return to normal life

Orban: We will reach yet another threshold in the fight against the epidemic

We will reach yet another threshold in the fight against the epidemic, from Saturday, the curfew will begin at midnight, while shops and catering establishments will be allowed to remain open until 11.00 p.m., Prime Minister Viktor Orban announced on Kossuth Radio’s programme ‘Good morning, Hungary’ on Friday. The prime minister said the interior premises of catering establishments, hotels, leisure time facilities, zoos, museums, theatres, … Continue reading Orban: We will reach yet another threshold in the fight against the epidemic

Here are the rules for the next stage of the reopening

The government has published a list of new rules that will enter into force when the number of Hungarians inoculated against Covid-19 reaches 4 million. According to the statement published on the government website kormany.hu, the night-time curfew will start at midnight and shops will be allowed to stay open until 11pm. People holding immunity certificates will be allowed to use indoor areas of catering … Continue reading Here are the rules for the next stage of the reopening

Education in secondary schools with physical attendance to start on 10 May

Education in secondary schools with physical attendance will start on 10 May, the prime minister stated on Friday. On Kossuth Radio’s programme ‘Good morning, Hungary,’ Viktor Orban said the Operational Group also decided that, similar to last year, final examinations would only be comprised of a series of written tests. The PM said this is also important because the final examinations play a part in … Continue reading Education in secondary schools with physical attendance to start on 10 May

Gradual reopening starts in Hungary

Prime Minister Viktor Orban announced on Tuesday afternoon that the number of people inoculated in Hungary reached 2.5 million so shops and services can reopen from Wednesday. “Two and a half million Hungarians vaccinated. Shops and services can reopen!” the prime minister said in a video message posted on Facebook. “We have lived our lives now for a year in wartime-like conditions under restrictions, curfews … Continue reading Gradual reopening starts in Hungary

First steps towards gradual reopening

The conditions for starting the first stage of a phased reopening in Hungary have been codified in a decree published in the latest issue of the official gazette. The decree stipulates that the first stage of easing coronavirus restrictions can begin once 2.5 million people have received their first Covid-19 shot, the government portal kormany.hu said over the weekend. The evening-night curfew will then be … Continue reading First steps towards gradual reopening

Orban: No easing of restrictions can be allowed

For the time being, no easing of any kind can be allowed, but there is a good chance that in Hungary life will become free again before most – or even all – EU countries, and we will have a free summer, Prime Minister Viktor Orban said on Kossuth Radio’s programme ‘Good morning, Hungary’ on Friday. Orban also said there is a realistic chance that … Continue reading Orban: No easing of restrictions can be allowed

Orban: Have yourself vaccinated!

The third wave of the coronavirus epidemic is on the rise, and therefore people should decide about vaccination in a carefully considered manner, setting emotions to one side, as their lives could be at risk, Prime Minister Viktor Orban said on Friday on Kossuth Radio’s programme ‘Good morning, Hungary’. “I’m asking everyone to register, to enrol, to go and have themselves vaccinated, and if possible, … Continue reading Orban: Have yourself vaccinated!

Orban: We cannot report any truly liberating news

The administration of the vaccine against the coronavirus could start on 27-28 December. In the first round, vaccines enough for around 35,000 people will arrive in Hungary, and health care workers will be the first to be vaccinated, prime minister Viktor Orban said on Friday on Kossuth Radio’s programme ‘Good morning, Hungary’. Health care workers will be vaccinated in the South Pest Central Hospital and … Continue reading Orban: We cannot report any truly liberating news