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Budapest Coronavirus Information

Updates about public transport and other services of the Municipality of Budapest.

Let’s continue to take care of each other!

The second wave of the pandemic is here. Please follow the introduced rules, including mask-wearing, social distancing and hand sanitizing even more carefully. If you notice symptoms or have had contact with an infected person, stay at home! Protect others and your own health!

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Restrictions are strengthening in Budapest again
The duration of the quarantine is reduced from 14 days to 10 days for those who are returning home.
29 infected people were found in the elderly home at Kamaraerdő street
25 out of the 572 residents, and 4 out of almost 300 co-workers have tested positive for COVID-19.
The BKK inspectors may fine you HUF 8000 for not wearing a mask
Alongside the ban on visits and curfew in social institutions, the protection of the cultural institutions has also been strengthened.
The government will reinstate travel restrictions starting September 1
The government will temporarily reintroduce border control on its entire internal border section starting from September 1.
More elderly homes maintained by Budapest are introducing tightened measures due to the threat of the pandemic.
The Operative Board introduced a ban on visiting and leaving starting from September 1 at the three homes.
The Municipality of Budapest has reinstated measures prohibiting all visits to, and leaving from the elderly home on Pesti út
The measures providing for a ban on visiting and leaving the elderly home on Pesti út were reinstated.

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European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control

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    The call for applications for the EU-track cohort 2021 of the ECDC Fellowship Programme is now open.


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