A research project coordinated by the Hungarian Academy of Sciences is among 23 recipients of European Union funding totalling at 128 million euros earmarked to respond to the coronavirus pandemic, the European Commission said on Tuesday.
The majority of Hungarians expect a vaccination against the novel coronavirus to be ready in a year’s time and 55% said they would want to get inoculated, a survey commissioned by the Association of Innovative Pharmaceutical Manufacturers (AIPM) showed.
The number of registered coronavirus infections in Hungary has increased by 15 to 4,746 over the past 24 hours, koronavirus.gov.hu said on Tuesday morning.
Budapest Mayor Gergely Karácsony has instructed the heads of elderly care homes to pay increased attention to observing restrictions introduced as a result of the novel coronavirus and ensure that they meet staffing requirements.
Some 25% of Hungarian parents had to buy new devices to help their children’s continued education, information flow and communication during the spring phase of the coronavirus epidemic, a recent survey conducted by Ipsos Instant Research said.
Three Covid-19 patients have died, while the number of registered infections in Hungary has increased by 35 to 4,731 over the past 24 hours, koronavirus.gov.hu said on Monday morning.
The value of public procurement procedures fell about one-fifth, while the number dropped one-quarter in the first half from the same period a year earlier, showing the economic impact of the pandemic, the Public Procurement Authority told MTI. The 3,746 public procurement procedures had a value of about 1,346 billion forints (EUR 3.9bn).
The number of registered coronavirus infections in Hungary has increased by 43 to 4,696 over the past 24 hours, koronavirus.gov.hu said on Sunday morning.
A special epidemic action unit investigating coronavirus clusters will be isolating any groups that may be infected in order to prevent the virus from spreading further, a spokesman for the operative board coordinating Hungary’s response to the novel coronavirus epidemic said.
Two elderly Covid-19 patients, suffering from underlying illnesses, have died and the number of registered coronavirus infections in Hungary has increased by 24 to 4,621 over the past 24 hours, koronavirus.gov.hu said on Friday morning.