Fully 3,222 people crossed into Hungary directly from Ukraine on Sunday, while another 4,256 from Ukraine crossed from Romania, the national police headquarters said.
Police issued temporary residence permits valid for thirty days to 553 people, the police website said on Monday. Holders of such permits must contact a local immigration office near their place of residence within thirty days to apply for permanent documents, it said.
Budapest police received 531 refugees, 231 children among them, by train, according to the municipal police website.
Cooperating authorities have provided transport and accommodation for 19 people, 9 children among them, in and around Budapest, the website said.
Refugees arriving on special train services at Kőbánya felső railway station, in eastern Budapest, were taken by bus to the BOK sports and events centre serving as a humanitarian transit point.