Increased Restrictions in Hungary



The Hungarian Government has decided to introduce tighter, temporary restrictions. Gergely Gulyás, the Minister heading the Prime Minister’s Office, announced that all shops must close between 8-22 March, with primary schools and nurseries remaining shut until 7 April.

Here are some of the key decisions, with specific details coming soon:

  • All shops, with the exception of grocery stores, drugstores, pharmacies and gas stations, must remain CLOSED for a two-week period beginning on 8 March, next Monday.
  • 8-22 March, all services, except private healthcare services, must remain CLOSED.
  • Fitness centers and gyms will have to CLOSE as well. Professional athletes must compete behind closed doors.
  • Outdoor sports activities are still PERMITTED in the case of sports where the minimum 1.5-meter distance can be kept.
  • Obligatory, universal mask-wearing.
  • International travel will be tightened.

Specific details about the above decisions coming soon. 

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