Orbán said the vaccines worked, as less than one percent of those inoculated were falling ill with Covid.
He urged people to get vaccinated, warning that the Delta variant of the virus was far more aggressive than the previous variants.
Ten patients died of a Covid-related illness over the past 24 hours, while 1,249 new coronavirus infections were registered, koronavirus.gov.hu said on Friday. So far 5,919,930 people have received a first jab, while 5,694,336 have been fully vaccinated. Fully 973,000 Hungarians have received a booster jab.
The number of active infections stands at 12,118, while hospitals are treating 800 Covid patients, 124 of whom need respiratory assistance.
Since the first outbreak, 833,115 infections have been registered, while fatalities have risen to 30,351. Fully 790,646 people have made a recovery. There are 10,990 people in official quarantine, while 7,127,710 tests have been officially carried out.