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Vaccinations to Start in Four Largest Elderly Care Homes

MTI-Hungary Today 2021.01.07.

Covid-19 vaccinations will start in the four largest elderly care homes in Hungary on Thursday, in line with the government’s inoculation plan, the government’s coronavirus press center said in a statement.

Of the four facilities, two are in Budapest, one in Pécs and one in Miskolc, the statement said. In the four institutions, altogether 447 employees and 779 residents have registered for the vaccine.

The vaccine will be administered by “mobile inoculation teams”, the statement said.

Coronavirus Further Spreads in Social Care Homes In Hungary
Coronavirus Further Spreads in Social Care Homes In Hungary

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The care home in Budapest’s 17th district is home to over 500 people, with over 200 employees. There are 160 workers and 376 residents in the 15th district facility, and 237 workers and 480 elderly in the one in Pécs, southern Hungary. In the home in Miskolc, northern Hungary, 165 employees help 437 residents.

Featured photo illustration by Attila Balázs/MTI


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