A partial ban on visiting the Markhot Ferenc Hospital was ordered in all departments of the Internal Medicine – Infectious Diseases Center, the Chronic Internal Medicine Departments (Eger-Mezőkövesd), the Intensive Care Unit and the Obstetrics and Gynecology Department.
Twenty patients died of a Covid-related illness in the past 24 hours, while 2,361 new coronavirus infections were registered, koronavirus.gov.hu said on Thursday.
Sixteen, mostly elderly, chronic patients died and another 859 Hungarian citizens were diagnosed with the coronavirus infection, koronavirus.gov.hu said on Tuesday, highlighting that 5,924,446 people have been vaccinated in Hungary so far, 5,703,088 of them in the second, 1 and 12,000 million have already received the third dose of the vaccine.
Hungary’s Constitutional Court has rejected claims that the rights enjoyed by immunity certificate holders, but withheld from those without one, are unconstitutional, a decision published on the court’s website said on Tuesday.
Thanks to the high inoculation rate, the fourth wave of the coronavirus pandemic is expected to be relatively weak in Hungary, allowing for an estimated 7% GDP growth this year, Finance Minister Mihály Varga said.
The concentration of coronavirus measured in wastewater is rising slowly but steadily, koronavirus.gov.hu said on Monday night, based on data from the National Center for Public Health (NNK).
Additional manufacturing sites approved
Romanian President Klaus Iohannis has thanked Hungary’s Prime Minister Viktor Orbán for the Hungarian government’s assistance with efforts against the coronavirus pandemic.
Hungarian prime minister Viktor Orbán received a third vaccination against the coronavirus, according to his press chief, he had taken the vaccine of Moderna.
Hungary has sold 400,000 coronavirus vaccines each to Vietnam and Thailand at purchase price, Péter Szijjártó, the foreign minister, said on Facebook.