Vaccinations against coronavirus approved in Hungary save lives, said Miklós Kásler – news of the day
All the vaccinations against the coronavirus approved in Hungary have been saved and this is confirmed by the results of the research, says the Minister of Human Resources. Miklós Kásler said that according to the data of 3.7 million people between January 22 and June 10, 2021, the effectiveness of the vaccines used against the infection was between 69 and 88 percent. He added that almost half of those vaccinated during this period received one of the two oriental vaccines.
He would attach particular importance to cooperating with the Turkish states for a secure energy supply in Europe and the Foreign Minister. At the Istanbul Council meeting in Istanbul, Péter Szijjártó drew attention to the fact that Azerbaijan has significant gas resources, which could open up to Europe from new sources if they are already increased at full capacity. Referring to the migration situation, Péter Szijjártó emphasized that it is in the interest of both Hungary and Europe to stop the waves of illegal immigration as far away as possible.
In a letter, the Prime Minister called on the Prime Minister for the government to pay the HUF 12 billion normative subsidy for public transport in the capital this year. Gergely Karácsony put it this way, the government is repealing the laws it has passed and is working to destroy public transport in Budapest. He talked about the fact that while the money had arrived at the Budapest Transport Center for this period of the year during the time of István Tarlós’ mayor, there was “no sign” of that.
The decree on the limitation of the price of fuel was published in the Hungarian Gazette. In this, referring to the government’s right to take emergency measures, it orders that the retail price of 95 petrol and diesel must not exceed HUF 480 from 15 November, ie next Monday. The two fuels will be official products for three months. On Thursday, Gergely Gulyás, head of the Prime Minister’s Office, said that they were confident that fixing the price cap would also help the economy and reduce inflation.
From Monday, customers and administrators will also be required to wear masks in government windows, the Prime Minister said. In Hungary, the wearing of masks on public transport has become mandatory since November 1, and employers may require their employees to be vaccinated in order to increase vaccination.
The European Commission is asking the European Commission to impose a fine on an EU court for failing to comply with a court ruling last December on the rules on asylum and return. Last December, the Court of Justice of the European Union ruled that Hungary had not fully complied with its obligation to prove the need for asylum procedures in the transit zones at the Serbian-Hungarian border.
The government is launching health investments. As part of this, 22 county outpatient care and 40 rescue stations will be rebuilt. The National Blood Supply Service receives 5 blood collection buses. According to the Hungarian Gazette, the establishment of the North-Central Buda Center, New St. John’s Hospital is on the list. The investment covers an area of 80,000 square meters.
The rule of law in Hungary has not fundamentally improved – summed up the experience of his 3-day visit to Budapest, the regulations are responsible for the enforcement of the rule of law. Didier Rey also said there was noticeable discrimination against people of different sexual orientations, so he called for an amendment to the relevant law. The Commissioner has had a dialogue with the legislature, members of the government, opposition politicians, the judiciary and civil society on the findings of this year’s report on the rule of law. He stressed that it has already been established next year, but will also make concrete proposals on the rule of law, but if this does not help, the sanctions mechanism is ready to be used.
Germany has classified Hungary as a high-risk area due to the spread of the coronavirus epidemic. The classification, which runs from zero o’clock on Sunday, means filling out the government’s online notification form before traveling to Germany, unvaccinated people can only travel with a negative virus test, and they will be quarantined for ten days immediately after crossing the border. In addition to Hungary, Austria and the Czech Republic will be high-risk areas from Sunday.
In Latvia, unvaccinated parliamentarians will not be able to vote and their salaries will be reduced from next week. At the vaccine vote in Riga, 62 of the 100-member panel will vote in favor of the tightening, which will run until mid-2022. According to a report on Latvian public television, there is a Member who has refused to vaccinate himself so far.
In Croatia, a day later than previously planned, the government will require a certificate of protection against the coronavirus in the public sector from Tuesday. The reason for the postponement is that those who have not been vaccinated have not been infected and can be tested themselves. Stakeholders should be tested twice a week. Testing will continue to be free for those who are required to do so by their workplace. The regulation applies to visitors to the institutions. Exceptions to this are students, pupils, children under the age of 16 and those who accompany children to school or kindergarten.