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All Baths in Hungary Could Open by July

MTI-Hungary Today 2021.06.23.

Hungary’s Spa Association has asked the government to stop requiring visitors to baths to present immunity certificates, the deputy head of the body said on public television on Tuesday.

Imre Kovacsics noted on news channel M1 that while visitors to spas must present a Covid immunity certificate, there is no such requirement for bathers at beaches on rivers and lakes.

Budapest Spas and Baths Gradually Reopening Under Strict Hygiene Rules
Budapest Spas and Baths Gradually Reopening Under Strict Hygiene Rules

The use of face masks is compulsory for all guests during entry and for the duration of their stay in the interior of the baths, except for the pool areas, saunas and steam rooms.Continue reading

He said all baths in Hungary could open by July 1.

Baths have retained 70-80 percent of staff, thanks to wage support from the government during shutdowns because of the pandemic, he added.

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