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Coronavirus: Health Council Advises PM Orbán against Easing Restrictions

MTI-Hungary Today 2021.02.24.

Prime Minister Viktor Orbán on Tuesday met leaders of the Scientific Health Council, as part of a series of consultations concerning the coronavirus situation.

In a video published on Facebook after the meeting, the prime minister quoted the participants as warning that “we must be careful in view of an increasing number of cases in a third wave of the epidemic and do all we can to ensure that as many doses of vaccines as possible are received and the most people get inoculated”.

The Council also advised against easing restrictions, Orbán said, adding that “the time for that will come once we have a higher number of vaccinated residents”.

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Orbán will have a next round of consultations on Wednesday.