6,688 new Coronavirus infections were reported in Hungary over the weekend, resulting in 75 deaths. This represents double the number of infections compared to the previous weekend, and the highest number of weekend infections and deaths reported in Hungary since June.

Gergely Gulyás, Chief of Staff of the Office of the Prime Minister, announced that mask wearing is optional, and that no government restrictions will be forthcoming.

Since the start of the pandemic, more than 850,000 Hungarians have been infected with Covid-19, and over 30,000 deaths have occurred as a result. [Index]

By Steven