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Mar 13, 2020

Coronavirus Update: Planned closure of Budapest is fake news

The Ministry of Interior has announced that the planned closure of Budapest is fake news.

The Ministry of Interior has announced that the planned closure of Budapest is fake news.

A statement read that the information spreading on social media that the Operational Group has decided to seal Budapest is fake news. The issue of quarantining the capital has not featured on the agenda of the Operational Group’s meetings.

The police are searching for the primary source of the fake news. The Operational Group is asking everyone to exercise self-restraint and to act in a responsible manner.

Everyone should follow the guidelines of the authorities and inform themselves from reliable sources.

A call center set up for advice on the coronavirus can be reached on +36-80-277-455 and +36-80-277-456 or by email under koronavirus@bm.gov.hu.