Increased Restrictions in Hungary

Mar

04

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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