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Operational Group: Number of recovered is now higher than active coronavirus cases

May 25, 2020 - Zoltán Kovács

CMO Cecília Müller said at today’s Operational Group press conference that Hungary’s coronavirus figures are “very favorable,” as there are now more people who have recovered from the virus than the number of active coronavirus cases. Meanwhile, András Tállai, Deputy Minister at the Finance Ministry, said that the most critical part of the most recent Economy Protection Action Plan was the moratorium on loan repayments.

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Operational Group: Epidemiological preparedness must be maintained to keep the epidemic under control

May 21, 2020 - Zoltán Kovács

At today's Coronavirus Operational Group press conference, Chief Medical Officer Cecília Müller said that it is not yet possible to say how the next stage of the coronavirus infection will develop, therefore epidemiological preparedness must be maintained. Meanwhile, Lieutenant Colonel Róbert Kiss reiterated the new regulations that now apply to entering Hungary.

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Operational Group: Hungary ranks well in Europe regarding the number of infected per 100,000 inhabitants

May 20, 2020 - Zoltán Kovács

In terms of the number people infected with coronavirus per 100,000 inhabitants, Hungary is in a good spot in Europe, said Chief Medical Officer Cecília Müller at the Coronavirus Operational Group’s press conference earlier today. Meanwhile, Lieutenant Colonel Róbert Kiss revealed that the police are in “continuous dialogue” with neighboring countries’ authorities so that we can gradually return to ordinary border-crossing procedures.

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Operational Group: Nearly 500 have recovered from coronavirus

Apr 27, 2020 - Zoltán Kovács

The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Hungary grew to 2,583, while 280 have succumbed to the epidemic thus far. At the Operational Group’s regular press conference, officials spoke about incoming shipments of protective gear, police actions against those violating movement restrictions, a new form of treatment, and the success of the free parking policy. Cecília Müller also explained how to wear masks properly.

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Chief Medical Officer: 50 percent of all hospital beds have been successfully freed up in preparation for the virus’ peak

Apr 22, 2020 - Zoltán Kovács

At today’s press conference, Hungary’s Coronavirus Operational Group discussed new protective gear shipments to elderly homes, education and exams in these extraordinary times, and the latest figures for criminal proceedings and compulsory home quarantine. Cecília Müller also revealed that 50 percent of all hospital beds have been successfully freed up in preparation for the peak of the virus.

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Operational Group: Large shipment of protective equipment has arrived

Mar 24, 2020 - Zoltán Kovács

“Another person has passed away from the coronavirus,” Chief Medical Officer Cecília Müller said at today’s press conference of the Coronavirus Operational Group. Müller implored everyone to follow all epidemiological regulations prescribed by the government, while Colonel Tibor Lakatos, head of the Operational Group, reported that close to 200 people have broken compulsory home quarantine in 24 hours.