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Justice Minister Judit Varga and State Secretary Balázs Orbán have twice tested negative for the novel coronavirus, after attending an event last Saturday where a participant subsequently tested positive.

Coronavirus: State Secy Kovács Tests Negative
Coronavirus: State Secy Kovács Tests Negative

Zoltán Kovács, state secretary for international communications, has tested negative for novel coronavirus for the second time, he said on Facebook on Saturday. Kovács had attended a social event which was also attended by ruling Fidesz’s communications chief István Hollik, who later tested positive. With two negative test results the state secretary has been released […]Continue reading

Several government members and other politicians have been quarantined since Wednesday, after Fidesz communications director István Hollik announced to have contracted Covid-19. Hollik and other politicians attended an informal event on Saturday, days before the diagnosis.

Fidesz MEP László Trócsányi also tested positive for the virus this week.

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