Hungary to Go Into Lockdown to Contain Pandemic

2020. november 09.

Budapest Business Journal

Hungaryʼs government will introduce further restrictions to contain the spread of the coronavirus from midnight on Tuesday, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán said in a video posted on his Facebook page, according to state news wire MTI. Orbán said a curfew will be imposed between 8 p.m. and 5 a.m. Exceptions will be made for people who are commuting, and for extraordinary situations. All public gatherings will be banned, and participation at family and private gatherings will be limited to 10 people. Weddings must take place without post-ceremony receptions, and participants at ceremonies will be limited to the officiant, the bride and groom, the witnesses, and immediate family members. The number of participants at funerals will be limited to 50.