11 residents and 2 staff members tested positive for COVID-19 at the Csokonai Street site of Baross Street Nursing Home. After the positive test, every resident is being treated in hospital. The institution has 50 residents and 22 staff members in total.
From mid-September 2020, workers are tested every two weeks in municipal nursing homes and, if necessary, residents are also involved in screenings occasionally. The Municipality of Budapest stresses the importance of screening employees to mitigate the spread of the virus. So far, the City of Budapest has conducted 2896 tests at 21 sites.