April 14th, Hungarian Prime Minister Erban announced on social media that the outbreak control measures would be further relaxed after at least one dose of Coronavirus vaccine had exceeded 3.5 million, and that the open-air section of restaurants and bars would be able to provide church food services (takeaways are currently only available in the catering industry).
In addition, Orban said that from 19 April, kindergartens and primary schools in grades 1-4 will be able to start and resume classes, and grades 5-8 will still have to be taught remotely online until 10 May.
Unlike most European countries in the current situation of the pandemic to adjust prevention and control measures strategy, Hungary will be prevention and control policy and vaccination progress linked. Earlier, after at least one dose of the vaccine reached 2.5 million people, Hungary began on April 7 to gradually relax the control of the outbreak, including reducing the length of curfews, most shops conditionally resumed business.
At present, the Hungarian government has approved a total of seven Coronavirus vaccines, including five vaccines, including the national drug vaccine has been put into use. Based on current vaccination progress in Hungary, 3.5 million people are expected to complete at least one dose of the vaccine by next week at the latest.