In a statement, the interior ministry said no coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Hungary so far.
Meanwhile, the ministry said the operative board set up to coordinate preventive measures concerning the virus was continuing to monitor the incoming data on the epidemic.
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Concerning the Hungarian nationals evacuated from Wuhan, the ministry said they remain in quarantine and under close observation at Budapest’s St. László Hospital, adding that their condition was satisfactory.
Citing data from Hungary’s consular network, the ministry said there are currently 188 Hungarian citizens in China. Two of them are residing in the province most affected by the virus but neither wants to return home, it added.
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