Situation related to COVID-19 outbreak in Hungary

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The number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Hungary increases every day. It was announced that virus may be found in every part of the country.

The following restrictions are introduced in the country:

  • The Hungarian government has closed all land borders to non-Hungarian citizens.
  • Budapest’s Liszt Ferenc airport remains open, however as of Tuesday, March 17 per government decree only Hungarian citizens can enter Hungary.
  • Teaching in universities, secondary and primary schools is only allowed through virtual education.
  • Kindergartens and nurseries are closed.
  • All events will be banned.
  • Restaurants and cafés have to close at 3 p.m. Only grocery stores and pharmacies are allowed to remain open past this time.

More information:


A national call center was set up for questions and information on the coronavirus can be reached at + 36-80-277-455 and + 36-80-277-456 from within Hungary or by email under koronavirus@bm.gov.hu.