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Submitted by JP on Fri, 03/05/2021 - 09:00
Hungary: Gov’t Announces Strict Lockdown Measures to Curb Covid Spread

Speaking at the weekly Kormányinfó event, Gergely Gulyás, the Minister heading the Prime Minister’s Office, announced that all shops – with the exception of food stores, pharmacies and petrol stations –  must close between March 8 and 22, with primary schools and nurseries remaining shut until April 7. – We had no choice but to tighten it – said Hungarian PM Viktor Orbán about on Kossuth Radio's "Good Morning Hungary" program on Friday.

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– While Hungary is currently the third in Europe in terms of its inoculation rate per 100 inhabitants, we will be the first in this ranking in a matter of weeks – Gergely Gulyás, the Ministerheading the Prime Minister's Office, said on Thursday at the weekly Kormányinfó press conference.

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