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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!

#takecareofeachother #strongcity #strongcommunity #Budapest

Infection rate under 1%, satisfaction rate above 90% of Budapest Municipality’s December City-wide Testing
In December, just before the holidays, the Municipality of Budapest offered a total of 7500 free rapid tests to citizens
It only took an afternoon to reserve all the availability for the Municipality’s free coronavirus testing
Between December 19-23, the Municipality of Budapest will be providing an opportunity to test its citizens with 5,000 rapid antigen
Municipality of Budapest offers free testing option for its citizens – five days, four locations
Budapest is offering 5,000 antigen tests to provide free, voluntary testing for its citizens.
Budapest – COVID testing continued 
The Municipality of Budapest once again plays an important role in the fight against the pandemic.
Safe Holidays for All
Thanks to our citizens and timely preventive measures taken by Budapest, the epidemic situation in Budapest has improved.
The Municipality of Budapest opens its gates to local residents
Parking spaces of the Mayor’s Office can be used every night by citizens.

News feed

European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control

  • ECDC releases COVID-19 vaccination rollout strategies for EU/EEA 22/12/2020
    On 22 December ECDC released the technical report titled ‘COVID-19 vaccination and prioritisation strategies in the EU/EEA’, following the European Medicines Agency (EMA) recommendation for authorisation of the vaccine Comirnaty, developed by BioNTech and Pfizer.
  • First COVID-19 vaccine authorised for use in the European Union 21/12/2020
    ECDC welcomes the authorisation of the first vaccine against COVID-19 in EU/EEA. We have been looking forward to this moment for a long time. On 21 December, EMA recommended granting a conditional marketing authorisation for the vaccine Comirnaty, developed by BioNTech and Pfizer, to prevent coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in people from 16 years of […]
  • EU and AU sign partnership to scale up preparedness for health emergencies 07/12/2020
    The European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) and the Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) is today launching a new four-year partnership initiative in order to enhance mutual engagement and contribute to durably strengthening Africa CDC capacities in preparedness and response to health threats.
  • ECDC Management Board Chair and Deputy Chair re-elected 27/11/2020
    Dr Anni Virolainen Julkunen, Management Board member representing Finland, was re-elected as Chair of the ECDC Management Board at the Board’s meeting on 25 November 2020.


  • Influenza A(H1N2) variant virus – Brazil 04/01/2021
    On 15 December 2020, the Brazil Ministry of Health reported the second confirmed human infection with influenza A(H1N2) variant virus [A(H1N2)v] in Brazil in 2020.
  • Cholera – Togo 04/01/2021
    From 11 November to 28 December, 2020 a total of 67 suspected cholera cases presenting with diarrhea and vomiting, including two deaths a case fatality ratio (CFR: 3%) were reported from the municipalities “Golfe 1” and “Golfe 6” in Lomé, Togo. A total of four health areas (Katanga, Adakpamé, Gbétsogbé in Golfe 1, and Kangnikopé […]
  • SARS-CoV-2 Variants 31/12/2020
    SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, has had a major impact on human health globally; infecting a large number of people; causing severe disease and associated long-term health sequelae; resulting in death and excess mortality, especially among older and vulnerable populations; interrupting routine healthcare services; disruptions to travel, trade, education and many other societal functions; […]
  • Yellow fever – Senegal 29/12/2020
    From October to December 2020, a total of seven confirmed cases of yellow fever (YF) have been reported from four health districts in three regions in Senegal.