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May 18, 2020

Coronavirus Update: Wearing masks in shops and on public transport is still compulsory

Róbert Kiss, Lieutenant Colonel of the Hungarian Police Force, said wearing masks in shops and on public transport is still compulsory from today.

 

During today's Operational Group press conference, Róbert Kiss, Lieutenant Colonel of the Hungarian Police Force, said wearing masks in shops and on public transport is still compulsory from today.

The 9-12 a.m. shopping time slot for those above 65 will also stay in force. However, public parks and spaces, as well as outdoors playgrounds can be used beginning today.

All shops and businesses may now reopen, customers will be allowed to use the terraces and gardens of restaurants and cafés. Until September 1, Kiss added, these businesses will not have to pay for the usage of public spaces.

Similarly, weddings and Masses may be held from next week. Family events under 200 guests, however, may only take place after June 15 in Budapest and June 1 outside the capital.

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 koronavirus@bm.gov.hu