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13th May, 2020

Applications for entry to Hungary available online

Applications to enter Hungary may be submitted online from Wednesday, Róbert Kiss told the emergency task force press conference on Tuesday.

Such applications will be approved only in justified cases, such as when someone is applying for work, medical tests, or to attend a funeral.

The number of daily fatalities from Covid-19 fell to four on Monday, from eight-to-ten over the past week, raising the number of deaths to date to 425.

Another 29 were diagnosed with the coronavirus infection, raising the number of known infections to 3,313.

National chief medical officer Cecília Müller said 12 patients had been taken off ventilators at St. László hospital.

The National Health Centre took part in an international test in which it had to detect the coronavirus in unidentified samples. The Hungarian laboratory scored 100% on the test.

Sources regularly consulted, with abbreviations used in text: Népszabadság (N); Magyar Hírlap (MH); Világgazdaság (VG); Napi Gazdaság (NG); Magyar Nemzet (MN); Népszava (Nsz); Kossuth Rádió news (KR); nightly TV news (TV).

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