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Jan 20, 2021

976 new cases of COVID-19 in Hungary

The total number of people infected with the coronavirus now stands at 354,252, while 95 more Hungarians succumbed to the virus yesterday.

 

With 976 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Hungary, the number of total cases now stands at 354,252. Meanwhile, 95 more Hungarians succumbed to the virus yesterday and the number of those who have recovered grew to 233,232. The number of active coronavirus cases now stands at 109,405.

There are currently 4,218 people hospitalized with COVID-19, 294 of whom are on ventilators.

In order to protect all lives during the pandemic, the following restrictive measures remain in force:

Curfew between 8:00 p.m. and 5 a.m.

Private and family events may not exceed a group size limit of 10 people, not counting those below 14 years of age.

The government has extended the state of epidemiological preparedness for six months.

Ban on visitation in hospitals and elderly homes.

Social workers, healthcare professionals, doctors, nurses, as well as police and military officers working in the defense against the coronavirus may use public transport for free.

All shops and services, with the exception of pharmacies and petrol stations, must close at 7 p.m.

Mask-wearing is mandatory in public spaces of all settlements with a population above 10,000.

All forms of assembly are forbidden.

Free public parking.

The Hungarian Police will enforce these restrictions by imposing fines and closing up places that violate the special rules.