Hungary will allow entry to Russian visitors if they hold a Covid-19 immunity certificate from Tuesday, Foreign Minister Péter Szijjártó announced.
President János Áder discussed the water quality, wildlife and water management of Lake Balaton, Hungary’s largest natural lake and top tourist hotspot, with government commissioner for preserving Lake Balaton, Zsolt Szári, in his latest environmental Blue Planet podcast.
Hungary’s chief medical officer has issued a heat alert for the whole country, expected to be in force from noon on Monday until Friday midnight.
According to the weather forecast, we can experience another heatwave this week with almost 40 Celsius in certain places.
The 26th Budapest Pride Festival wound up on Saturday with a march organised with the slogan “Claim back your future!”. A number of counter-demonstrations took place at the same time.
LMP believes that if politicians of ruling Fidesz do not participate at a meeting of parliament’s national security committee called for Monday to discuss the use of the Pegasus spyware, it would be an admission of the government’s responsibility in the matter, the opposition party’s co-leader said at a press conference streamed on Facebook on […]
One Covid patient died in the past 24 hours, while 71 new infections were registered, koronavirus.gov.hu said. So far 5,583,815 people have received a first jab, while 5,344,123 have been fully vaccinated. The number of active infections has declined to 34,282, while hospitals are treating 62 Covid patients, 10 of whom need respiratory assistance.
The Regional Proscutor’s Office of Investigations of Budapest has launched an investigation into the so-called Pegasus case under suspicion of illegally gathering information.
Hungary is under “continuous attack from Brussels, whatever we decide, European institutions find a way to put some pressure on us and to blackmail us so we change our decisions and not use national competencies,” Foreign Minister Péter Szijjártó said in an interview with BBC.
Gergely Gulyás, the prime minister’s chief of staff, told a regular press briefing that tests by the National Public Health Centre (NNK) have identified the presence of the Delta variant of the coronavirus in 14 new cases and the Gamma variant in one new case.