Gergely Gulyás, Head of the Prime Minister's Office, said the prolonging of special measures related to Covid requested by the government has no bearing on people’s fundamental freedoms.
According to MTI, Gulyás noted that the government has asked lawmakers to prolong the measures until Jan. 1. He added past restrictions such as curbs on public gatherings and curfews have been lifted, so given an extension of emergency measures it will be possible to hold demonstrations for example. The government’s reactive capabilities will be maintained if lawmakers agree to prolong the special measures, Gulyás said. Meanwhile, he insisted that rising caseload was not expected to have a corresponding effect on hospital admissions or deaths. He said immunity certificates were still relevant and it was possible they would gain in importance.