The National Institute of Pharmacy and Nutrition (OGYÉI) said the price of rapid coronavirus antigen tests could drop as a result of retail shops being allowed to sell them as of Wednesday. The antigen tests can be sold by all shops that hold a licence to distribute pharmaceuticals, including retail chains, drugstores and petrol stations. Formerly, only pharmacies and medical supplies retailers were allowed to sell the tests. Currently 758 retailers are licenced to distribute pharmaceuticals around Hungary. The price of PCR tests will remain regulated at a maximum HUF 19,500 (EUR 55).
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