Mar 06, 2021

7,269 new cases of COVID-19 in Hungary

The total number of people infected with the coronavirus now stands at 459,816, while 146 more Hungarians succumbed to the virus yesterday.



With 7,269 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Hungary, the number of total cases now stands at 459,816. Meawhile, 146 more Hungarians succumbed to the virus yesterday and the number of those who have recovered grew to 333,045. The number of active coronavirus cases now stands at 111,006. 

949,497 people have been vaccinated against COVID-19 in Hungary. 304,880 have already received the second dose of the vaccine.

There are currently 7,243 people hospitalized with COVID-19, 751 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.

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.

Nurseries and primary schools will be closed until April 7.

All shops, with the exception of grocery stores, drugstores, pharmacies and gas stations, must remain closed for a two-week period beginning March 8, next Monday.

Between March 8 and 22, all services, except private healthcare services, must remain closed.

Fitness centers and gyms will have to close as well. Professional athletes must compete behind closed doors.

Outdoor sports activities are still permitted in the case of sports where the minimum 1.5-meter distance can be kept.

Obligatory, universal mask-wearing.

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.