Prime Minister of Hungary Viktor Orban stated that the authorities of the country plan to close regular schools, universities and restaurants and introduce an extended night curfew to reduce the number of coronavirus infection as he reported on Facebook.
Orban noted that if the parliament approves the emergency authorities of the government at the next session on Tuesday, the new restrictions will be introduced for 30 days. It is planned that the curfew will act from 08:00 p.m. up to 05:00 a.m.
Higher education establishments and regular schools switch to distance education. Nurseries, kindergartens and primary schools will remain open for children under 14 years. Besides, the employees of hospitals, teachers at school, educators at kindergartens and nurseries should pass the tests for coronavirus weekly.
All meetings will be banned. The sports matches will take place without audience. Only the best men, parents, brothers and sisters of fiancée can visit weddings. 50 people can visit the burial. Restaurants close and work only for takeout. The hotels might admit people who arrive for a business trip. However, it is banned to admit tourists. The shops and barbershops will work only until 07:00 p.m.
Orban added that in case of necessity the restrictions might be extended. In case of parliament’s approval, the restrictions will come into force from 00:00 a.m., Wednesday.
As we reported, due to the growth of coronavirus incidence, the government of Latvia declared an emergency state from November 9 until December 6.