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Festival Organisers' Hopes Dashed as Hungary Maintains Restrictions on Gatherings

2020. augusztus 02.

BNE Intellinews / By Tamas Szilagyi in Budapest

Hungary's government has maintained restrictions on gatherings after August 15, officials announced on July 30. The decision means that indoor and outdoor gatherings of more than 500 will still be banned. The government's goal is to prevent a second wave of infections and relaxing the rules may carry risks, cabinet chief Gergely Gulyas said at a weekly press briefing on Thursday. The aim is to ensure that the school year starts in regular order on September 1, he added. More...