The extension of the moratorium on loan repayments is helping one million Hungarians, a state secretary of the Prime Minister’s Office said.
Six Covid-19 patients have died in the past 24 hours, while the number of registered coronavirus infections in Hungary has risen by 937 to 24,014, koronavirus.gov.hu said on Sunday morning.
Hungary’s chief medical officer has urged citizens to abide by the rules in place to control the spread of the coronavirus, warning that, otherwise, further restrictions would need to be introduced.
An MEP of the opposition Socialists has called on the Hungarian government to guarantee that the coronavirus vaccine, once available, will be accessible for Hungarians free of charge.
The Hungarian government could consider a second, targeted extension of a moratorium on loan repayments, depending on circumstances in the spring, Márton Nagy, an advisor to the prime minister, said in Friday’s issue of daily Magyar Nemzet.
Authorities have taken action in 263 cases since the government decree on stricter coronavirus-related defence measures entered into force on Monday, a member of the operative board responsible for handling the epidemic said.
Nine Covid-19 patients have died in the past 24 hours, while the number of registered coronavirus infections in Hungary has risen by 927 to 22,127, koronavirus.gov.hu said on Friday morning.
The Hungarian government will carry on with its economic protection measures aimed at offsetting the effects of the novel coronavirus pandemic throughout the autumn, the finance minister told an online conference.
Germany has declared Győr-Moson-Sopron County, in northwest Hungary, a high-risk region due to the spread of the novel coronavirus there.
Seven Covid-19 patients, all elderly and suffering from an underlying illness, have died in the past 24 hours, while the number of registered coronavirus infections in Hungary has risen by 750 to 21,200, koronavirus.gov.hu said on Thursday morning.