Xinhua news agency, Budapest, January, 28 (reporter Yuan Liang) Guyash Gergely, Minister of Hungarian prime minister’s office, announced on 28 that the Hungarian government decided to postpone the curfew and other COVID-19 prevention and control measures to March 1st.
Guyash announced at a news conference the same day to extend the validity of the epidemic prevention and control measures. He said that the Hungarian government will consider relaxing the epidemic prevention and control measures only after the number of new confirmed cases in a single day drops sharply or most people are vaccinated.
Hungary will implement stricter epidemic prevention and control measures since zero o’clock on November 11, 2020, including a nationwide curfew from 20:00 a.m. to 5:00 a.m. the next day, restaurants are only allowed to provide meal delivery services, and college students and senior middle school students are changed to online classes. These measures were initially valid for one month and were extended twice until February 1.
Data released by the Hungarian COVID-19 prevention and control center on 28 may show that in the past 24 hours, 1569 new cases of new crown were confirmed in the country, 363450 cases were accumulatively diagnosed, 93 cases were newly killed, 12291 cases died, and 249003 cases were cured.