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Minister Kásler: 89% of Teachers Inoculated

MTI-Hungary Today 2021.04.13.

Fully 88.7 percent of teachers who have registered for the coronavirus vaccine have been inoculated, Human Resources Minister Miklós Kásler said on Facebook on Tuesday.

The vaccination of school, kindergarten and creche teachers continued over the weekend, totalling at nearly 200,000, Kásler said.

“A high inoculation rate of teachers is an important step towards the safe reopening of our schools,” he said, calling on all teachers to register and accept the vaccine when they are offered it.

Schools to Reopen in Hungary Next Monday, Heated Debate Continues
Schools to Reopen in Hungary Next Monday, Heated Debate Continues

The debate on the reopening of schools in Hungary continues. Although Prime Minister Viktor Orbán announced last week that secondary schools will not return to on-site education until May, kindergartens and primary schools are still scheduled to open next Monday. While the government claims it is safe to return to in-person education, several teacher’s unions […]Continue reading

Primary schools are opening on April 19, while secondary schools will do so on May 10.

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