Hungary will begin vaccinating priests against out of turn at the request of the leaders of the country’s Christian historical churches, the prime minister’s chief of staff, Gergely Gulyás, told a press briefing.
The opposition Democratic Coalition (DK) has called on the government to drape a black flag over the facade of Parliament to mark the 25,000th death in Hungary since the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic last spring.
Fully 205 patients, generally elderly with co-morbidities, died over the past 24 hours, while 3,706 new infections were registered, koronavirus.gov.hu said on Sunday.
Notwithstanding the fast pace of vaccinations in Hungary, maximum effort should be made to prevent a potential fourth wave, a top infectologist of the South-Pest Central Hospital has said.
Hungary has managed to procure 1 million Chinese vaccine doses instead of the 400,000 originally scheduled for delivery by the end of April, according to Péter Szijjártó, the foreign minister.
President János Áder and Anita Herczegh, the First Lady, have set up a foundation to help children orphaned by the coronavirus.
Fully 205 generally elderly patients with co-morbidities died over the past 24 hours, while 3,76 new infections were registered, koronavirus.gov.hu said on Sunday.
Fully 217 generally elderly patients with co-morbidities died over the past 24 hours, while 4,604 new infections were registered, koronavirus.gov.hu said on Saturday.
The National cyber security centre has issued a warning over a recent telephone scam involving callers that pretend to be customer service representatives.
Religious and political leaders on Friday marked the memorial day of the Hungarian victims of the Holocaust, emphasising the importance of control over power and resilience.