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Lockdown in Hungary (UPDATED)

BREAKING NEWS: The Hungarian government decided to lock down the country for two weeks

The third wave of the coronavirus pandemic is here with the new mutants, therefore new measures were announced today.

All shops and services will be closed from 8 March for two weeks, until 21 March except food stores, pharmacies, drugstores and petrol stations.

All companies are recommended to move to remote work.

All schools will be closed with online education until the end of Easter break, 7 April.

Wearing mask is compulsory in every public space.

We will update this post after the official government decree is published.

UPDATE (08/03/2021)

There are several exceptions in terms of shops that can remain open during these two weeks, such as

  • grocery stores,
  • drugstores,
  • shops primarily selling materials and equipment for professional obligations,
  • pet food and feed shops,
  • local producer markets,
  • petrol stations,
  • tobacco shops,
  • newsstands,
  • and on 8 March the flower shops.

The whole list and the exact regulations are available in Hungarian, you can download the text of the government decree here.

For further information, you can contact us.

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