The number of people inoculated against the coronavirus is expected to reach 5.5 million in Hungary today, allowing the further easing of restrictions, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán told public broadcaster Kossuth Rádió.
According to this morning’s coronavirus statistics, no one with Covid-19 has died in the past 24 hours, Orbán said. Of those suffering from Covid-19, 76 are hospitalised without respiratory assistance, and 22 are on ventilators, he said.
All restrictions on shops will be lifted,
Orbán said. Masks will not be mandatory indoors or outdoors, he said.
We summed up in THIS article what you need to know about the next round of easing restrictions.
Mandatory mask-wearing will be abolished everywhere except in hospitals and social institutions.
So, you do not even have to wear a mask in shops or on public transport. In addition, access to catering shops, accommodation and leisure facilities is no longer tied to an immunity certificate. Restrictions on stores will be lifted. In addition, universities and colleges may be preparing to restore offline education.
Fully 37 new infections were registered in Hungary over the past 24 hours, while no deaths were recorded, koronavirus.gov.hu said on Friday. So far 5,495,888 people have received a first jab, while 4,973,210 have been fully vaccinated. The number of active infections has declined to 38,644, while hospitals are treating 98 Covid patients, 22 of whom need respiratory assistance.
There are 1,851 people in official quarantine, while 6,145,920 tests have been officially carried out. Since the first outbreak, 808,197 infections have been registered, while fatalities have remained unchanged at 29,992. Fully 739,561 people have made a recovery. So far, most infections have been registered in Budapest and Pest County, followed by the counties of Borsod-Abaúj-Zemplén, Győr-Moson-Sopron and Hajdú-Bihar.