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DK: Hungary on ‘Brink of National Disaster’ Caused by Poor Handling of Epidemic

MTI-Hungary Today 2021.03.19.

The opposition Democratic Coalition (DK) said Hungary was “on the brink of a national disaster” caused by the government’s insufficient handling of the coronavirus epidemic.

Citing figures announced by Prime Minister Viktor Orbán on Friday morning, deputy group leader Gergely Arató told an online press conference that there had been more coronavirus deaths in Hungary relative to the total number of citizens on Thursday than in any other country.

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Coronavirus-related restrictions could be eased when the number of vaccinated Hungarians reaches 2.5 million, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán told public Kossuth Radio on Friday morning. Current restrictions will remain in place unchanged for at least one more week from Monday, the prime minister said. He added that the decision had been made for one week […]Continue reading

He called on Orbán to stop “his obvious lies and propaganda about success” and face up to reality.

While Orbán was saying that “everything is in order and no changes are necessary” during his 23-minute interview, another 171 people got infected with the virus and another three died, Arató said.

Orbán has “completely and irreversibly lost touch with reality”, he added.

Featured photo by Noémi Bruzák/MTI


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