Altogether 233 patients died of a Covid-related illness over the weekend, while 13,261 new coronavirus infections were registered, koronavirus.gov.hu said on Monday.
So far 6,389,336 people have received a first jab, while 6,156,649 have been double-jabbed. Fully 3,791,546 Hungarians have received a booster shot.
The number of active infections stands at 189,560, while
hospitals are treating 4,741 Covid-19 patients, 176 of whom are intubated on a ventilator.
Since the first outbreak, 1,759,685 have been registered with the virus, while
43,299 deaths have been recorded.
Fully 1,526,826 people have made a recovery.
Thousands of people also participated in the weekend vaccination campaign, and registration and appointment booking are open for vaccination.
In February, there will be vaccination campaigns every Thursday, Friday and Saturday at hospital vaccination points. Priority for vaccination will continue to be given to unvaccinated people and those who have had their previous vaccination more than 4 months ago. Booster vaccination is recommended for anyone who has had their previous vaccination more than 4 months ago.
With a third vaccination, protection can be increased again to 80-90%.
There is still a choice of five vaccines at central vaccination points. In addition, GPs will continue to offer vaccinations.
In addition to healthcare facilities and public transport, masks must still be worn in shops, shopping centres, post offices, customer services, theatres, cinemas, museums and sporting events.
In indoor cultural and other events, gyms, swimming pools, spas and catering establishments, mask wearing is compulsory for all employees.