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Coronavirus: Orbán Inspects Newly Built Epidemic Hospital

MTI-Hungary Today 2020.04.11.

Prime Minister Viktor Orbán inspected on Saturday a newly built temporary hospital in Kiskunhalas, in central Hungary, designed specifically to treat COVID-19 patients. Orbán also visited a facility making protective clothing, as well as the town’s regular hospital.

The prime minister is making a series of visits to hospitals and is posting related videos on his Facebook page, the Prime Minister’s press chief, Bertalan Havasi, noted in a statement.

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The Kiskunhalas temporary hospital was built in just two and a half weeks. The army commander in charge of the hospital said the unit was the most up-to-date of its type in Europe.

Orbán visited a factory where women prisoners who normally sew uniforms are now making protective clothing.

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Arriving at the town’s hospital unannounced, Orbán was briefed by doctors on epidemiological care at the hospital, as well as about the material and personal conditions there.

featured photo: koronavirus.gov.hu