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GP practices will get extra payment for mandatory epidemic-related work carried out on weekends and bank holidays, the government website said on Saturday.

Payment come to 80,000 forints (EUR 221) for a full day’s work and 40,000 for a half day, as remuneration for the doctor and other health-care employees working in the practice, the statement said.

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If less than half of the people turn up for vaccination on any given day, the payment will also be halved, it added.

Featured photo illustration by Balázs Mohai/MTI