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Jun 08, 2020

Coronavirus Update: Hungary and Germany lift travel restrictions on each other’s citizens

The foreign minister said German nationals will be allowed entry into Hungary, and Hungarians who return home from Germany will not have to undergo mandatory quarantine.

Hungary and Germany lifted travel restrictions on each other’s citizens from 8 a.m. on Sunday.

Peter Szijjártó, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade, said on his Facebook page that Germany’s management of the epidemic has proven to be successful, allowing the government to lift restrictions on passenger travel.

Minister Szijjártó added that German nationals will be allowed entry into Hungary, and Hungarians who return home from Germany will not have to undergo mandatory quarantine.

In a separate Facebook post late Friday, Minister Szijjártó said all border crossings on Hungary’s frontiers with Slovakia and Austria would be open from Friday evening.

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