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Survey confirms low infection rate
2nd July, 2020
Only three of 10,575 PCR tests for the Covid-19 virus conducted in May were positive, University of Semmelweis Rector Bela Merkely announced on Wednesday.
Deficit at 1.5% of GDP in Q1
2nd July, 2020
The budget deficit reached Ft 180 billion or 1.5% of GDP in the first quarter, the Central Statistics Office announced as it released its preliminary figures on Wednesday.
MKB cancels deal with CIG Pannonia
2nd July, 2020
MKB will cancel its co-operation with insurance company CIG Pannonia at the end of the year, the bank owned by Lorinc Meszaros announced as it filed its six-month notice on Wednesday.
No jail term for paedophile ambassador
2nd July, 2020
Buda Central District Court on Wednesday sentenced Gabor Kaleta to a one-year suspended prison term and fined him Ft 540,000 for storing thousands of paedophile pictures on his laptop while serving as Hungary’s ambassador to Peru.

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