The Council adopted by written procedure conclusions on European teachers and trainers for the future. The conclusions recognise that teachers and trainers are an indispensable driving force of education and training, and acknowledge their commitment during the current COVID-19 crisis.
Hungary, Slovakia and the Czech Republic will open their borders for citizens of the neighbouring country at midnight on Tuesday, Foreign Minister Péter Szijjártó said in Cluj (Kolozsvár), in Romania.
Hungary’s population decline slowed in the first quarter of the year as the number of births increased by 6.5% and the number of deaths decreased by 8.5% compared with the same period last year, the Central Statistical Office (KSH) reported.
Eight patients have died in the past 24 hours, all of them elderly and suffering from underlying illnesses, bringing the total number of fatalities to 499, while novel coronavirus infections in Hungary have increased by 15 to 3,771, koronavirus.gov.hu has said.
Csongrád County, in southern Hungary, will be Csongrád-Csanád County from June 4.
Five Covid-19 patients have died in the past 24 hours, all of whom had underlying illnesses, bringing the total number of fatalities to 491, while the number of registered novel coronavirus infections in Hungary increased by 15 to 3,756, koronavirus.gov.hu said on Monday morning.
The government’s 2021 budget bill allocates some 3,000 billion forints (EUR 8.5bn) for a health-care and pandemic defence fund, Finance Minister Mihály Varga said in a video posted on Facebook.
Foreign Minister Peter Szijjártó on Monday discussed easing border restrictions with his Austrian, Czech and Slovak counterparts.
The Employment and Social Affairs Committee is set to delve into alleged breaches of EU law on working time, health and safety of cross-border workers, on Tuesday.
Hungarian holiday makers are more likely to travel to domestic destinations than spend time on a beach in other countries this year, according to a Lounge Group survey commissioned by the Hungarian Tourism Agency (MTU) and released on Sunday.